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Team Taiwan wins 6 golds, finishes 2nd at International Junior Science Olympiad

Team Taiwan won six gold medals to finish second behind India at the 16th International Junior Science Olympiad Dec. 3-12 in Doha, Qatar. Led by Lo Pei-hua, an associate researcher at National Taiwan Normal University's Science Education Center in Taip...
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When Did You Last See an African Video Game Hero?

What's wrong with being a plucky hero running from demon monkeys or a glamorous model in dress up games? Players too often get sucked into worlds full of violence and unhealthy body images, according to Jay Shapiro, co-founder of Kenya-based Usiku Game...
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Taiwan table tennis phenom Lin continues ITTF winning ways

Taiwan's Lin Yun-ju won bronze in the International Table Tennis Federation World Cup Dec. 1 in Chengdu, China, becoming the country's first and youngest player to earn the honor. The 18-year-old Lin, ranked 10th by the ITTF, defeated world No. 4 Ma Lo...
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Taiwan climbs 7 spots to 20th in IMD World Talent Ranking

Taiwan moved up seven spots to 20th in the latest World Talent Ranking published Nov. 18 by Switzerland-based International Institute for Management Development. The country finished fifth in the Asia-Pacific ahead of Malaysia, 22nd; South Korea, 33rd;...
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Team Taiwan triumphs at Taipei International Roller Skating Open

Team Taiwan bagged nine golds, eight silvers and eight bronzes during the inaugural Taipei International Roller Skating Open Nov. 15-17 at Dajia Riverside Park. Co-organized by the Sports Administration under the Ministry of Education, the event involv...
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Muslim-friendly certification given to 6 Taipei tourist spots

Taipei City Government announced Oct. 21 that six popular tourist spots in the capital have earned certification as Muslim-friendly environments, highlighting efforts to cement Taiwan as a destination for visitors from the Islamic world. The six spots ...
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Team Taiwan wins Asian Baseball Championship

Team Taiwan triumphed in the Asian Baseball Championship Oct. 20 after defeating Japan 5-4 at Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium in the central metropolis. The victory is the first Asian championship title for the national baseball team since i...
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Tennis, Musical Are Latest Events Postponed in Hong Kong

A tennis tournament and a London musical are the latest events postponed in Hong Kong out of concerns over safety and disruptions from pro-democracy protests.K-pop concerts, Chanel fashion shows and international conferences have been canceled, postpon...
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Team Taiwan wins U-18 Baseball World Cup

Team Taiwan is winner of the U-18 World Cup after defeating the U.S. 2-1 in the penultimate match of the tournament organized by Lausanne-based World Baseball Softball Confederation Sept. 8 in South Korea. Taiwan scored first in the fifth inning with t...
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