Taiwan baseball player Chen Po-yu signs with MLB team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese pitcher Chen Po-yu (陳柏毓) has signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates to become the country's latest athlete to appear on the international stage. On...

Taiwanese MLB player draws media attention for batting with face mask

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese baseball player Lin Tzu-wei (林子偉) of the Boston Red Sox was in the spotlight for Friday's (July 24) opening game after he wore a face mask while batting at t...

Time for Taiwan to dispense with the name games

What’s in a name? In the case of Taiwan, it’s everything and nothing at the same time. While most of the world has pushed the pause button amid the coronavirus pandemic, Taiwan has so f...

Taiwan launches world's first baseball season amid pandemic

Taiwan's baseball season, the only one scheduled anywhere in the world during the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, got off the ground in Taichung on Sunday after the first two games were pos...

Taiwan MLB star to sign with Seattle Mariners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Seattle Mariners have agreed to a deal with Taiwanese baseball icon Wei-Yin Chen (陳偉殷) on Friday (Jan. 31), reports Major League Baseball (MLB) Network insider Jon Hey...

Baseball player from Taiwan signs with MLB team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese baseball player Liu Chih-Jung (劉致榮) has signed a US$750,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox to become the 2nd Taiwanese player on the current Red Sox roster aft...

Baseball fans bring Winnie the Pooh to game as Taiwan goes up against China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese baseball fans have turned the sports stadium political, displaying a stuffed Winnie the Pooh doll and posters to mock China’s leader Xi Jinping as Taiwan&r...

Video shows Taiwanese baseball player accept getting tagged out with Mother's Day hug

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Apparently feeling the spirit of Mother's Day, a Taiwanese baseball player bizarrely accepted getting tagged out at home plate during a game on Sunday (May 12). During a...

Taipei Lantern Festival 2019 to go glitzy at Ximending

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Department of Information and Tourism of Taipei unveiled the theme and main visual design – “Twinkle Taipei”– for the Taipei Lantern Festival 2...

Taiwan politician wanted for baseball scandal nabbed in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Tainan County Council Speaker Wu Chien-pao (吳健保) has been arrested in the Philippines after four years on the run for a prison sentence in a baseball game-fixing scandal....

Photo story: the style and success of the 55th Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 55th annual Golden Horse Awards was held in Taipei on the evening of Nov. 17, where the best in Chinese-language cinema was recognized. “An Elephant Sitting S...

Taipei 101 New Year's Eve fireworks display, festivities to be expanded

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the clock ticks down to midnight to ring in 2019, Taipei 101 will not only present an even longer fireworks show and light display than last year, it will also include a ser...

Japanese TV lists Taiwan's baseball team as 'Taiwan,' not 'Chinese Taipei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During an international friendly between the national teams of Japan and Taiwan, a Japanese TV station listed the Taiwanese baseball team as "Taiwan," not "Chine...

Taiwan’s top 5 most famous international sports stars

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Last week was a special one for Taiwanese sports fans. The Boston Red Sox’s victory in the baseball World Series saw Taiwanese player Lin Tzu-Wei (林子偉) become just the...

Photo of the Day: Kylo Ren throws first pitch at Taiwan baseball game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Star Wars villain Kylo Ren was spotted throwing the first pitch at the home stadium of the professional Taiwanese baseball team the Fubon Guardians before a game on Saturda...