Taiwanese pianist delivers speech at Moscow Conservatory graduation

A Taiwanese pianist was selected to deliver a speech Wednesday on behalf of 226 students at the 149th graduation ceremony of the Moscow Conservatory. Speaking in fluent Russian, Lin Pin-chun t...

Badminton’s World No.1 graduates from Taiwan university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Badminton’s World No.1 woman singles shuttler Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) graduated from the University of Taipei’s Institute of Sports Training Saturday with special a...

At Trump-Kim summit, don't expect NKorea to foot the bill

TOKYO (AP) — When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump hold their summit at an exclusive venue in Singapore, one of the priciest destinations in Asia, they will no doubt run up q...

Taiwanese choir wins awards at international competition in Vienna

Brussels, June 2 (CNA) A choir made up of indigenous Taiwanese students from Hsinchu County received a gold medal and the jury's special prize at the 31st Franze Schubert Choir Competition, which ...

Taiwanese athlete Liao Yan-jun shares her story ahead of Taiwan Athletics Open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)- "It feels great when I see my hard work pay off," said Taiwanese athlete Liao Yan-jun (廖晏均) in an exclusive interview with Taiwan News ahead of the Taiwan&nbs...

Taiwanese Athlete Yang Chun-han: Nothing but my best 

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- A familiar name in Taiwan's athletic arena- Yang Chun-han(楊俊瀚). The media dubbed him as the "fastest sprinter in Taiwan." Who is he? He is a Taiwanese of Amis ...

Former Taiwan VP Annette Lu causes a stir with comments on Taipei Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The former Vice President of Taiwan during the Chen Shui-bian administration, and possible Taipei mayoral candidate, Annette Lu (呂秀蓮), is making headlines for her remarks ...

Taiwanese athlete Wang Wei-hsu, the jack of track events 

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- He may not be the fastest runner in Taiwan, but he is someone that we could not neglect in Taiwan's athletic arena. He is none other than Wang Wei-hsu(王偉旭).  Who is he...

Taiwanese athlete Chen Kuei-ru breaks national record for 110mH !

TAOYUAN(Taiwan News)- Taiwanese athlete Chen Kuei-ru (陳奎儒) not only clinched gold in the 110m Hurdles event at the National Intercollegiate Athletic Games, but he also breaks the previo...

Taiwan Athletics Open to kick off in Taipei next month

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- The highest level track and field event in Taiwan, the Taiwan Athletics Open will be held at Taipei Municipal Stadium on May 25 and 26. Taiwanese athletes, including ...

China to host French league's Champions Trophy

PARIS (AP) — The French soccer league's Champions Trophy will be held in the Chinese city of Shenzhen for the next two seasons. The traditional curtain-raiser to the season is being ...

Taiwan to play against Iran in upcoming Davis Cup Zone Group II relegation play-off in Taipei

 TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan will play against Iran in 2018 Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group II relegation play-offs at Taipei Tennis Center, on April 7 and 8. The Asia/Oceania Z...

Not succumbing to fate, Taiwan's Liao meets Women's 100m qualifying criteria for 2018 Asian Games 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Liao Yan-jun (廖晏均), representing Taipei Municipal Lishan Senior High School, has met the qualifying criteria for the 2018 Asian Games. She clocked in her new pers...

Taipei Lantern Festival to promote stray dog adoption

Taipei, Feb. 24 (CNA) The 2018 Taipei Lantern Festival will kick off at 5 p.m. Saturday, and will feature a wide array of lantern displays and activities, including one that encourages stray dog adopt...

Sweet Distraction? North Korea's feminine touch at Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — To pour on the charm at the Pyeongchang Olympics, North Korea has turned to ball-gown clad singers, pompom-waving cheerleaders and two of its most influential women. An...