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90% of citizens in Taiwan identify as Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As tensions escalate between China and Taiwan, a new poll found that nearly 90% of respondents consider themselves Taiwanese, while only 8.7 percent think of themselves as...

Chinese netizens try to pad their Olympic stats with Taiwan's medals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Still stinging from the U.S.' gold medal supremacy at the Tokyo Olympics, bitter Chinese netizens have created an augmented version of "China" by including T...

Taiwan's badminton win costs China in battle with US for most Olympic golds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the dust settled on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the U.S. emerged as the clear winner on the medal table, with Taiwan's badminton win having played a role in raining on...

Taiwan's Olympic karate medalist announces engagement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fresh from having won her historic medal in Olympic karate, Taiwan's Wen Tzu-yun (文姿云) revealed that she has accepted a marriage proposal and that her fiancee is her t...

Last minute cancelation of Olympic-themed train tickets disappoints fans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Olympic and railway fans rushed to Yilan County’s Dong’ao to get limited edition Olympic-themed tickets — but were disappointed by a late cancelation due...

Austria's top broadcaster ORF uses Taiwan's real name on medal table

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Austrian broadcaster ORF (Osterreichischer Rundfunk) is yet another international news agency to "rectify" the name or flag of Taiwan in its Olympic coverage. ...

Taiwan's Wen Tzu-yun clinches bronze medal in Olympic karate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Wen Tzu-yun (文姿云) on Thursday (Aug. 5) fought her way to the semifinals of the Women's 55-kg kumite category of the karate competition and has won the bro...

Taiwan's Olympic badminton heroes make triumphant return

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's victorious Olympic badminton team made its triumphant return to the country from the Tokyo Games Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 4) and was greeted with cheers by a...

Huang wins 1st Olympic boxing medal in Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Flyweight boxer Huang Hsiao-wen (黃筱雯) will bring home the bronze, the first in Taiwan's history, but will not be able to contend for the gold after losing a hard-fough...

Taiwan's 'hurdle god' 1st to make Olympic semifinal since 1984

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "Hurdle god" Chen Kuei-ru (陳奎儒) on Tuesday (Aug. 3) became the first Taiwanese sprinter to qualify for an Olympic semifinal in the 110-meter hurdles in 37 years,...

Taiwan's Tai and India's Sindhu bond after Olympics badminton final

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following her disappointing loss in the gold medal match, Taiwan's "Queen of Badminton" on Monday (Aug. 2) shared a touching moment she had with an Indian fe...

Taiwan rakes in 3 more Olympic medals Sunday, bringing total to 10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan built on its record medal tally after its athletes grabbed three more on Sunday (Aug. 1), doubling the country's all-time record at a single Olympics, while ano...

Taiwan's Tai takes silver after close battle with China's Chen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a ferocious back and forth battle, Taiwan's "Queen of Badminton," fell short of her quest for Olympic gold in the women's badminton singles finals in ...

2 Taiwanese women get shot at gold in 25-meter pistol finals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Taiwanese athletes have made the finals in the women's 25-meter pistol competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. On Friday morning (July 30), the second day of co...

Italy's most popular newspaper shows Taiwan's name, flag on Olympic medal table

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Italy's most-read newspaper is among a growing list of international news agencies that have "rectified" the name or flag of Taiwan in their Olympic coverage...