Taiwan badminton star Tai Tzu-ying through to Malaysia Masters finals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – World No.1 woman badminton player Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) will compete in the finals of the Malaysia Masters Sunday after defeating her Spanish opponent Carolina Marin the prev...

Taiwanese delegation of 6 pass off Olympic torch in South Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Friday morning the Olympic torch was passed to a six-member Taiwanese delegation, including Universiade athlete Li Chih-kai (李智凱) in Incheon, South Korea, reported Apple D...

Advice for the New Year from Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je was busy over the New Year holiday making appearances and sharing words of encouragement for the New Year. Before the countdown at Taip...

Taiwanese gather on Ketagalan Blvd. for New Year's flag-raising ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) attended the New Year's flag-raising ceremony in front of the Presidential Office Building on Monday morn...

Athletes honored at 2017 Taiwan Sports Elite Awards

Taipei, Dec. 27 (CNA) Track and field athlete Cheng Chao-tsun and weightlifter Kuo Hsing-chun received the 2017 Taiwan Sports Elite Awards for best male and female athlete, respectively, at an aw...

Roller skating show and charity market to follow New Year's flag-raising ceremony in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2018 New Year's flag-raising ceremony and several accompanying events will be a celebration dedicated to the people of Taiwan, according to the Office of the ...

Top 10 Google news searches for Taiwan in 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Google last week released its Year in Search for 2017, including the results for the top news-related searches in Taiwan, which revealed that sporting events, mobile games...

Taiwan badminton champion Tai Tzu-ying loses to Thai rival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The world’s No.1 woman badminton player, Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎), lost for the first time at the BWF World Superseries in Dubai Thursday, to No.6-ranked Ratchanok Intanon...

Google releases top 10 search terms in Taiwan for 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Google today released its Year in Search for 2017, including the results for Taiwan, which revealed that sporting events, TV dramas, games, gadgets, gossip, and shopping were o...

Taiwanese weightlifter Hsu Shu-ching to rest for at least a month 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-  Taiwan's weightlifting coach Tsai Wen-yi said that Rio Olympic gold medalist Hsu Shu-ching has to rest for at least a month after suffering from a muscle ligament ...

Taiwan's Huang Yu-jen beat Belgium’s Jaouad Achab to bronze medal in World Taekwondo Grand Prix

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwan's Taekwondo athlete Huang Yu-jen makes his debut in the World Taekwondo Grand Prix this year. He defeated the Rio Olympic Gold Medalist Ahmad Abugha...

Kuo Hsing-chun bags two gold medals and one silver medal in World Weightlifting Championships

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)- World record holder and 2016 Rio Olympic Bronze Medalist for Women's 58-kilogram class Kuo Hsing-chun clinch two gold and one silver medal in the 2017 International...

Exclusive Interview: Taiwanese-speaking American tennis pro hopes to win bigger for Taiwan after switching allegiance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Jason Jung (莊吉生), the first Taiwan’s male Universiade tennis singles champion in 14 years after Lu Yen-hsun (盧彥勳), sat down with Taiwan News on Wednesday (Nov. 29)&nbs...

Taiwanese weightlifter Kuo Hsingchun appears on cover of World Weightlifting Magazine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese weightlifter Kuo Hsingchun, who won gold at the 29th Summer Universiade Games in Taipei while simultaneously breaking the world record, is set to appear on the c...

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...