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UNIVERSIADE: Taekwondo athlete wins Taiwan’s 1st medal (update)

<p>Taipei--Taiwanese Lin Kan-yu finished second in the Taekwondo women's individual poomsae event at the Taipei Unviersiade on Sunday, snagging Taiwan's first medal at the games.</p><p></p><p>Lin scored 7.54 points in the match to take silver, while Thi Le Kim Nguyen …</p>
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UNIVERSIADE: Taekwondo athlete wins Taiwan’s 1st medal

<p>Taipei--Taiwanese Lin Kan-yu finished second in the Taekwondo women's individual poomsae event at the Taipei Unviersiade on Sunday, snagging Taiwan's first medal at the games.</p><p></p><p>Lin scored 7.54 points in the match to take silver.</p><p></p><p>Mea...
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American swimmer Held looking to build on Olympic success

<p>Olympic gold-medal swimmer Ryan Held may have narrowly missed the chance to compete in an individual event at last year's Olympics, but the 22-year-old American is now zeroed in on seizing opportunities to make his mark on his own rather …</p>
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Taiwan reaches LLB Junior League World Series final

<p>Taipei--Taiwan advanced to the LLB Junior League Baseball World Series final in Michigan on Saturday, defeating Venezuela in a playoff game.</p><p></p><p>The team from Taoyuan, the defending Junior League world champions, will be looking to secure their fif...
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Stamps, postmarks from Dongsha Island gain popularity

<p>Taipei--Commemorative stamps and postmarks from a post office in the Taiwan-held Dongsha Island in the South China Sea are in high demand among philatelists in Taiwan, particularly as such products are not easily available.</p><p></p><p>Dongsha, also known ...
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Government’s diplomatic policies enjoys 70% approval rating : poll

<p>Taipei--A public opinion poll found an approval rating of more than 70 percent for two of the government's diplomatic initiatives: the "steadfast diplomacy" initiative and the New Southbound Policy.</p><p></p><p>The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) releas...
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Tropical storm set to bring rain to most of Taiwan

<p>Taipei--Tropical storm Hato is expected to bring rain to Taiwan as it approaches the island, according to a statement from the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Monday.</p><p></p><p>What was originally a tropical depression off the eastern seafront of the Phi...
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Land warning for Tropical Storm Hato could be issued Monday

<p>Taipei--The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) is expected to issue a land warning for Tropical Storm Hato on Monday afternoon, after it issued a sea warning early this morning as the storm approached Taiwan.</p><p></p><p>The land warning will be issued at &helli...
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