100-meter world champion Coleman appeals doping ban to CAS

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Men's 100-meter world champion Christian Coleman has formally appealed against his two-year ban for missing multiple doping tests, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said ...

Top Thanksgiving dining options in Taipei for 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For those longing for a Thanksgiving dinner in Taipei in 2020, including turkey with all the fixings, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants and hotels that offer e...

American triple jumper Craddock suspended for missing tests

MONACO (AP) — American triple jumper Omar Craddock was suspended Thursday in another case related to missing doping tests. The Athletics Integrity Unit said the Pan American Games ch...

Former 1,500m world champ Manangoi banned for 2 years

MONACO (AP) — Former world champion runner Elijah Manangoi was banned for two years on Friday over missed drug tests and will miss the Tokyo Olympics. The 1,500-meter gold medalist a...

World champion runner Naser faces appeal in doping case

MONACO (AP) — Women’s 400-meter world champion Salwa Eid Naser faced a new legal case Thursday that could see her banned before the Tokyo Olympics. Track and field’s Athletics Integr...

Academia Sinica highlights problems in Taiwan's digital ID scheme

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwan's Academia Sinica on Thursday (Nov. 5) released a list of policy recommendations for the government in regard to its planned introduction of the new electronic n...

Lawsuit aims at pressing Taiwan's government to halt digital ID plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A court battle began on Monday (Nov. 2) as Taiwan's privacy advocates pushed to know how their government will meticulously prevent personal data theft when it rolls o...

World champion runner Naser wins doping case on technicality

MONACO (AP) — The women’s 400-meter world champion has avoided being banned for a doping rule violation on a technicality, according to a ruling published Tuesday. ...

Scholar: Taiwan's new eID a juicy target for Chinese hackers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Taiwanese government proudly presents its new electronic national identification cards (eID), a prominent engineering professor has lambasted the project as an infr...

Taiwan to roll out electronic ID card in July 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new generation of Taiwan’s national electronic identification cards (eID) will be officially introduced in July of next year, according to the Ministry of the In...

Trump's list of possible Supreme Court nominees

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death Friday, just six weeks before Election Day, is expected to unleash a pitched battle over whether President Donald Trump should nominate — and the ...

US star Joseph Gordon-Levitt releases 'Lost in Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – American actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt shared a co-produced short film titled 'Lost in Taiwan' on Friday (Sept. 11). Having appeared in films such as "500 Day...

Pakistan says 5 militants killed in raid near Afghan border

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's military says security forces shot and killed a local militant commander along with four of his associates in a raid on Monday near the border with Afghanistan. ...

Taiwan ID firm dismisses accusation it worked with contractors for China spy grid

2020/9/4 16:30 Update Central Engraving and Printing Plant (the government agency that contracts out card making) has issued a statement dismissing as "baseless" a report suggesting illegal ...

AP PHOTOS: Around the world, faith in the summer of COVID-19

The man stood in front of the Christ the Redeemer statue in a hazmat suit, gloves, respirator and goggles. Two soldiers wearing face masks bowed their heads solemnly. Over a dozen more in full-body ge...