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Universiade Athletes’ Village yields 390,000 PET bottles for recycling

<p>Taipei-Some 2,000 volunteers mobilized by a leading religious group in Taiwan have collected more than 390,000 plastic bottles from the Taipei 2017 Universiade Athletes' Village in Linkou for recycling, one of the volunteers said Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>The recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) …</p>
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Japanese national 10 millionth Airport MRT passenger

<p>Taipei-A Japanese woman became the 10 millionth passenger of the airport mass rapid transit (MRT) line between Taipei and Taoyuan, which has seen increased ridership in August because of the peak travel season and the Taipei Universiade.</p><p></p><p>Yuka S...
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UNIVERSIADE: Taiwan dominant in roller sports again

<p>Taipei-Taiwan maintained its dominance of inline speed skating events at the 2017 Taipei Universiade on Wednesday when it racked up three more gold medals and threw in a bronze for good measure.</p><p></p><p>Chen Ying-chu started the run with gold in &helli...
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Cross-Strait Taipei Travel Fair suspended due to delays

<p>Taipei-This is the first time in 12 years that the Cross-Strait Taipei Travel Fair will not take place in conjunction with the annual Taipei International Travel Fair due to planning delays, according to the Taiwan Visitors Association (TVA) on Monday.&hell...
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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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UNIVERSIADE: Taiwan women’s football team tops Argentina in opener

<p>Taipei--Taiwan on Friday scored a spectacular win against Argentina in the opening game of the women's football tournament at the Taipei Universiade, winning 3-0 in the first game of Group A matches.</p><p></p><p>Midfielder Chen Yen-ping (???) put Taiwan ah...
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Hot weather throughout Taiwan on Wednesday: CWB

<p>Taipei--The weather will be hot throughout Taiwan and its outlying islands on Wednesday, with the mercury expected to climb over 37 degrees Celsius in the greater Taipei area in the north, according to the Central Weather Bureau.</p><p></p><p>Due to a &hell...
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UNIVERSIADE: Uganda team still trying to attend: MOFA

<p>Taipei-Uganda athletes are still in discussion with their government about taking part in the upcoming Universiade in Taipei as scheduled, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>Responding to media reports that the Ugandan go...
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U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex

<p>Taipei--The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.091 to close at NT$30.309.</p><p></p><p>Turnover totaled US$909 million during the trading session.</p><p></p><p>The greenback opened at NT$30.245, and moved between NT$30.217 and...
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