Mainland China supplies freshwater to Taiwan islet

Asia News Network, Inquirer.net 08/06/2018

BEIJING — An undersea pipeline started delivering fresh water from Fujian province on the Chinese mainland to an islet in Taiwan on Sunday to ease its water shortage. The source of the water is Longhu Reservoir, the…

Taiwan extends trial period of visa-free privileges to PH, two other countries

Inquirer.net 06/28/2018

TAIPEI — Taiwan will extend the trial period of visa-free privileges to the Philippines and two other Southeast Asian countries, state-run Central News Agency (CNA) reported on Wednesday. The visa-free program for the Philippines, Thailand, and Myanmar…

‘Ardot’ Parojinog arrested in Taiwan

Inquirer.net 05/24/2018

After 10 months of being on the loose, Ozamiz City Councilor Ricardo “Ardot” Parojinog has been arrested by authorities in Taiwan, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said yesterday. PNP spokesperson Chief Supt. John Bulalacao confirmed to reporters…

Taiwan exhibit showcases Asian, Filipino cultures

Inquirer.net 05/06/2018

TAOYUAN, Taiwan — This Taiwanese city’s agricultural exposition has dedicated an exhibition to the culture of Filipinos and other Southeast Asians, in a bid to inform its citizens about its migrant population. The VIPT (Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines,…

Sugbu Mighty Dragons men’s team settle for bronze in Taiwan

James Savellon 03/20/2018

THE Sugbu Mighty Dragons men’s team bagged a bronze medal in the 2018 Hualien Pacific International Dragon Boat Race in Taiwan last weekend. The Mighty Dragons clocked 52.72 seconds in the 200-meter open category ruled by Dongshan…

Sugbu Mighty Dragons men’s team settle for bronze in Taiwan

James Nicole Franz Savellon 03/20/2018

The Sugbu Mighty Dragons men’s team bagged a bronze medal in the 2018 Hualien Pacific International Dragon Boat Race in Taiwan last weekend. The Mighty Dragons clocked 52.72 seconds in the 200-meter open category won by champions…

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…

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