MOEA, AWS to launch joint innovation center in New Taipei

The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on Tuesday signed an agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon's cloud computing arm, to set up a joint innovation center in Linkou to foster unicorn...

Taipei Mayor asks President Tsai for help to overcome Taipei Dome deadlock

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking of the Taipei Dome, whose construction has been stalled since 2015 due to safety concerns, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) emphasized that the city government would ...

Wang Leehom to perform free concert in Taipei's Da'an Forest Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese-American pop superstar Wang Leehom (王力宏) will perform a free concert at Da’an Forest Part in Taipei City on Jan. 1, 2019. The concert will begin at 6:00...

Taipei signs MOU to host 2021 Rotary International Convention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding paving the way to welcome an estimated 40,000 attendees to the Rotary International Convention...

Taiwanese athlete grabs bronze at World Taekwondo event in Taipei

Taiwanese athlete Lin Wan-ting (林琬婷) took the bronze medal Monday in the women's under-46 kilogram division in the World Taekwondo President's Cup G2 Asian Region tournament in Taipei. The ...

Taiwan’s top 5 most famous international sports stars

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Last week was a special one for Taiwanese sports fans. The Boston Red Sox’s victory in the baseball World Series saw Taiwanese player Lin Tzu-Wei (林子偉) become just the...

Taipei vies for 2019 World Capital of Sport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – By the end of next month, Taipei City could be declared the “World Capital of Sport” for 2019, officials said Friday. After successfully hosting the World U...

The top 7 sporting events in Taiwan

The cancellation of the East Asian Youth Games (東亞青年運動會) in Taichung last year, at the behest of the Chinese Communist Party is a blow to sport in the country. But Taiwan should reassure itself that t...

Paiwan artist carves out new paths for Taiwan's indigenous traditions

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- When indigenous singers performed at the opening ceremony of the 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade, images of painted woodcarvings by Paiwan artist Etan Pavavalung appeared on 1,...

The Taichung East Asian Youth Games cancellation and what can be done about it

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The decision by the East Asian Olympic Committee (EAOC) to remove Taichung as hosts of the East Asian Youth Games continues to reverberate around Taiwan. People are angry, and ...

Between Rio and Tokyo, Paltrinieri looks for Olympic feeling

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Taking place between the Rio and Tokyo Games, Italian swimmer Gregorio Paltrinieri is hoping for some Olympic feeling at a new European multi-sport event. Of...

Taiwanese javelin thrower wins gold medal in Sweden

Taiwan's Cheng Chao-tsun grabbed the gold medal in the men's javelin at the Karlstad Grand Prix in Sweden Wednesday with a throw of 83.67 meters. Jiannis Smalios of Sweden took home the sil...

Coach targeting two gymnastics medals for Taiwan at Asian Games

With the Asian Games less than a month away, Taiwan's head gymnastics coach Sadao Hamada is hoping for a gold medal in the men's pommel horse and a medal in the men's team event, assistant...

Taiwanese athlete Chen Kuei-ru: pursue excellence, then perfection

SINGAPORE (Taiwan News)- Another Taiwanese sprinter who has been shining ever since the 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade, will compete for glory in the upcoming Asian Games held in August - Men's 11...

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 thanke...