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...

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 ...