Rescuers brave aftershocks as Taiwan quake toll rises to nine

AFP 02/08/2018

Taiwanese rescuers braved powerful aftershocks to search for survivors in a dangerously leaning apartment block that was partially toppled by a quake, locating two more bodies early Thursday to bring the death toll to nine as dozens…

PADDLE TO INSPIRE

James Nicole Franz R. Savellon 10/03/2017

Cebu Pink Paddlers, made up of breast cancer survivors, win two golds in Taiwan race A group of breast cancer survivors from Cebu put up an inspiring performance in the Keelung International Dragon Boat Festival in Keelung…

Another gold for Cebu Pink Paddlers in Taiwan dragon boat competition

James Savellon 10/03/2017

The Cebu Pink Paddlers won another gold in the Keelung International Dragon Boat Festival in Keelung City, Taiwan on Tuesday, topping the 200m breast cancer survivors (BCS) category. The Pink Paddlers clocked one minute, and 57.29 seconds…

Cebu dragon boat teams make waves in Taiwan

James Nicole Franz R. Savellon 10/02/2017

DRAGON boat teams from Cebu made their presence felt in the Keelung International Dragon Boat Festival at the Keelung Harbor in Keelung City, Taiwan yesterday. Leading the way was the Cebu Pink Paddlers, who won the gold…

Taiwan approves visa-free status for Filipinos

Inquirer.net 09/28/2017

Filipinos may soon travel to Taiwan without paying visa fees after the Taiwanese government approved visa-free privileges for Philippine nationals. Taiwan Premier Lai Ching-te has approved the plan to give visa-free status to citizens of the Philippines,…

Online business portals to be introduced at Taiwan Expo 2017

PR 09/26/2017

TAIWANTRADE.COM, Taiwan’s largest B2B portal, is set to join several other online platforms at the upcoming Taiwan Expo to be held on September 29 to October 1 at the SMX Convention Center Manila, Mall of Asia Complex…

UC table paddlers off to Taiwan for 29th Summer Universiade

John Carlo A. Villaruel 08/17/2017

THE UNIVERSITY of Cebu (UC) table paddlers will leave for Taiwan today as they gear up for the 29th Summer Universiade Games which will start tomorrow. UC, coming off a championship win against Thailand in the 12th…

Naia flights from Taipei canceled as Typhoon Gorio batters Taiwan

Inquirer.net 07/30/2017

MANILA — Three flights to and from Taipei, Taiwan, were canceled at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) on Sunday as Typhoon Gorio battered the island after exiting the Philippine area of responsibility. In an advisory, the…

Visitors upset host

John Carlo A. Villaruel 07/23/2017

The National Yilan – Senior High School (NY-SHS) of Taiwan traveled over 700 miles to join a volleyball tournament in Cebu. The long trip paid off. Yesterday, the visiting team dethroned the 2016 champions Sacred Heart School…

Taiwan ta Bai

06/19/2017

How housewives and country bumpkins are the hottest ticket in Taiwan tourism Forget the skyscrapers. Taiwan’s other elevations are now the center of an ever-evolving tourism trend where a new generation of travelers crave the local, and…

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