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Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 26 The Mercury News and East Bay Times on California's easing of coronav...

Tokyo Olympics final baseball qualifier to be staged in Taiwan in June

The final qualifier for the baseball tournament of the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games is scheduled to kick off on June 16 in central Taiwan's Taichung City, where Taiwan's national squad will c...

Australian national women's soccer coach Ante Milicic quits

SYDNEY (AP) — Ante Milicic has resigned as coach of the Australian women’s soccer team to concentrate on his job as A-League expansion club Macarthur FC’s inaugural coach. The former...

Taiwan’s Wen Tzu-yun qualifies for Tokyo 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — “I did it!” Taiwan’s karate ace Wen Tzu-yun (文姿云) said she had qualified for Tokyo 2020 in a Facebook post on Thursday (March 19). The qualification r...

Taiwan's EasyCard signs deal to expand payment service to Japan

EasyCard Corp. said Sunday that it recently signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Bank of the Ryukyus in Japan to launch EasyCard payment services there by July. Under the LOI, the stored value Easy...

Track body sees risk in shoes tech but clears Nike design

MONACO (AP) — While the governing body of track and field acknowledged on Friday that shoe technology poses a risk to the sport, it cleared distance runners to keep wearing a favored Nike design. ...

Draws take place for Olympic basketball qualifying tourneys

If Giannis Antetokounmpo is going to compete in the Olympics next summer, Greece will have to win a few games in Canada first. The draws to see which countries will grab the remainin...

Japan urges traditional order for Japanese names

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government wants the world to begin using the country's traditional order for Japanese names, with family names first. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe would become Abe...

Taiwan to host 2020 Olympics baseball qualifier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) announced today that Taiwan has been awarded the right to host the last baseball qualifying round ahead of the 2020 Tokyo ...

Golf open with largest purse in Taiwan LPGA tour to take place Jan. 17-20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan Women's Golf Open, which has the largest purse in the LPGA of Taiwan (TLPGA) tour, will take place at Hsin Yi Golf Club in Kaohsiung City from Jan. 17 to Jan. 20. ...

Referendum to scrap 'Chinese Taipei' to proceed no matter the outcome: Govt. Spokesperson

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This week the chairman of the Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee, Lin Hong-dow (林鴻道), has stirred fears around the upcoming referendum aimed at scrapping the “Chinese ...

How the Taipei Universiade is already repaying Taiwan’s investment

When the 29th Summer Universiade begins next weekend in Taipei, it will mark the culmination of thousands of hours of work from the various organising committees and the countless other individuals an...

Japan moves to allow casino gambling at 'integrated resorts'

TOKYO (AP) — Gaming operators got the green light they've been waiting for after Japan's parliament approved Thursday an "integrated resorts" law that is a first step toward allowing casino gambling. ...

Japan moves to allow casino gambling at 'integrated resorts'

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's parliament is about to approve a law on "integrated resorts" that is the first major hurdle in allowing casinos to set up shop in the wealthy nation. The upper h...

Asia Olympic leaders back idea to include Oceania athletes

DANANG, Vietnam (AP) -- The Olympic Council of Asia has backed a proposal to allow athletes from Oceania to compete at the Asian Winter Games in Japan next year.OCA president Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-...