Three protesters indicted for disrupting Taipei Universiade opening ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three protesters who disrupted the opening of the 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade last August were charged Thursday with battery and obstruction of justice for attacking th...

World No.1 Tai Tzu-ying beats Akane Yamaguchi in French Open to win Champion Title

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- World No. 1 shuttler Tai Tzu-ying from Taiwan has returned after a month's time on the circuit, having missed the World Badminton Championships in August due to the 20...

Broke Chen's continuous victory streak, Yang clocks in new personal best at Men's 400m Finals.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—  Yang Lung-Hsiang(楊隆翔), representing Taoyuan City, broke Chen Chieh's(陳傑) winning streak in the Men's 400m in the National Games held in Yilan CIty this week.&...

Swinging Skirts championship raises Taiwan’s global profile via sports diplomacy

Swinging Skirts LPGA Championship will raise Taiwan’s global profile while promoting exchanges between the local golfing community and its counterparts around the world, Minister of Foreign Affa...

Sports hero, folk art featured in Taiwan’s National Day float parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese athletes who recently won the international games waved hands to the crowd on a float during the National Day ceremony. Apart from the sports heroes featured in ...

Taiwan’s Chan Yung-jan and Martina Hingis win China Open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chan Yung-jan (詹詠然) and Swiss champion Martina Hingis won their ninth title of the year by defeating Timea Babos of Hungary and Andrea Hlavackova of the Czech Republic in ...

Taipei MRT cars turned into theaters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In order to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the National Performing Arts Center, a Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) train has been converted to look like the inside of di...

Celebrate Mid Autumn Festival with sea of flowers at Taipei’s Dajia Riverside Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--With the double holidays of Mid-Autumn Festival and the Double Ten Day being just around the corner, Taipei’s Hydraulic Engineering Office (HEO) encourages members of the p...

Taiwan flag appears at China’s Chengdu Open stadium

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Breaking a Chinese taboo, a Taiwanese flag appeared on a board at the Chengdu Open to denote tennis star Lu Yen-hsun’s (盧彥勳) citizenship, reports said Wednesday. ...

U.S. Open champ's apology shows winning isn't everything for Taiwanese

It should have been the proudest moment in the career of Taiwanese tennis ace Chan Yung-jan (詹詠然) when she became the first Taiwanese player to win a U.S. Open title, along with the women's double...

Taiwan’s Chen Ying-chu breaks roller sports world record again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s roller sports athlete Chen Ying-chu (陳映竹) broke women's 500m sprint world record again with 43.122 seconds in a semifinal race at the 2017 Roller Games Wo...

Israeli bloggers tour Taipei, try Xiao Long Bao

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a successful sports tourism thanks to the Summer Universiade, Taipei City is aiming large groups of tourists from the Middle East market with its claim of uniqu...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - September 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The top stories this week included Lin raises hourly minimum wage to NT$140 and monthly pay to 22K, seven spooky places in Taiwan, Argentine athletes warned by FISU f...

Taiwan’s weightlifting champion moonlights to endorse luxury care products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—People usually don’t associate weightlifting with skin care product endorsement. But that’s what Taiwan’s world weightlifting record holder Kuo Hsing-...

Court partly lifts Taipei Dome construction ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – More than two years after the Taipei City Government ordered a halt to work on the Taipei Dome (大巨蛋), a court on Thursday threw out part of that ban, though appeals are st...