Petition to scrap 'Chinese Taipei' for 'Taiwan' accepted by CEC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A petition calling for a nationwide referendum to change Taiwan's Olympic team name from "Chinese Taipei" to "Taiwan" before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was...

'Team Taiwan' petition submitted to Election Commission with 520,000 signatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan Taiwan) – The campaign for a referendum to scrap “Chinese Taipei” before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics successfully submitted their petition books to the Central Election Co...

Taipei Mayor rejects request to sign Taiwan Olympic name change petition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday (Aug. 27) refused to sign a petition calling for the changing of the name of Taiwan's national team at the 2020 T...

Team Taiwan 2020 petition for referendum hits 85% of needed signatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The campaign to have a public referendum on the designation of “Chinese Taipei” is moving fast towards collecting the needed number of signatures. As of Aug...

Petition for referendum to scrap 'Chinese Taipei' at 68% of signatures needed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the campaign to organize a public referendum on the usage of “Chinese Taipei” heads into its final stretch, the campaigners are making a last minute press t...

Campaign for Tokyo Olympics Taiwan name referendum surges past half-way mark

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The campaign for a referendum in favor of using the name “Taiwan” instead of “Chinese Taipei” at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is surging forward this we...

Mixed-race model represents Taiwan in Asia’s Next Top Model Cycle 6  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Asia's Next Top Model has unveiled 14 names of the contestants participating in the Cycle 6, with Taiwan having one representative. Mia Sabathy (白彌兒),24, is a mixed...

Civil groups call for referendum to scrap 'Chinese Taipei' for 'Team Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After the changes made to the Taiwanese referendum laws late in 2017, some civil groups have chosen to put the new legal measures to use by calling for a referendum ahead ...