Taiwan’s Hualien City and Japan’s Takachiho Town become sister cities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hualien City Mayor Wei Chia-hsien (魏嘉賢) signed an agreement on Tuesday (Oct. 8) with the mayor of Japan’s Takachiho Town to upgrade the two cities’ relationshi...

Taiwan east coast town of Hualien to attract direct flights from Cambodia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid falling numbers of visitors from China and the government’s New Southbound Policy, Hualien will see new flights opening to two destinations in Cambodia next mon...

Philippines launches nation's 1st missile equipped frigate, the BRP Jose Rizal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Philippine Navy celebrated a launch ceremony for the first of two new frigates being manufactured by Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea. On Thursday (May 23), ...

Shanghai SIPG, Urawa Reds advance in Asian Champions League

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shanghai SIPG and Urawa Reds both advanced to the knockout round of the Asian Champions League on Tuesday. Former Brazil international Oscar scored a hat tr...

Make or break for cashed-up Chinese teams in Asian CL

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Despite the significant sums of money spent by Chinese Super League teams on big-name foreign stars, three of its four representatives in the Asian Champions League are in da...

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Shanghai draw at Kawasaki to stay in Asian CL playoffs hunt

Shanghai SIPG stayed on track for the Asian Champions League playoffs at the expense of J-League titleholder Kawasaki Frontale after a comeback 2-2 draw on Tuesday. The point meant S...

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Melbourne eliminated after draw in Asian Champions League

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A pair of Australian teams earned draws in the Asian Champions League on Tuesday, good enough to keep one alive in the competition while eliminating the other. ...

Brazilians score decisive goals in Asian Champions League

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A trio of Brazilian forwards scored decisive goals in the Asian Champions League on Wednesday. Talisca got the first two for Guangzhou Evergrande in a 4-0 w...

Falcao gives Colombia win in Japan, SKorea beats Bolivia

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Colombia beat Japan 1-0 in Yokohama and South Korea beat Bolivia 1-0 in Ulsan in friendlies on Friday. Radamel Falcao converted a second-half penalty after ...

Ulsan, Kawasaki earn 1-0 wins in Asian Champions League

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — One Brazilian missed his best chance for a goal, and another Brazilian punished him for it. Junior Negrao scored the lone goal in the second half Wednesday ...

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Hulk scores, Shanghai starts Asian Champions League with win

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Brazilian striker Hulk lifted Shanghai SIPG to a 1-0 victory over Japanese club Kawasaki Frontale in the Asian Champions League on Wednesday. Hulk scored a ...

Fellaini leading Chinese charge into Asian Champions League

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former Manchester United star Marouane Fellaini has already started scoring in China and now the Belgian international is turning his attention to the Asian Champions League....