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2018/11/26 | Timothy S. Rich
OPINION: Failure of Olympic Name Poll Shows Taiwanese Voters' Pragmatism
The emphasis on the tangible costs of abandoning the 'Chinese Taipei' Olympic name appears to have won over voters unable to identify the benefits of trying to compete as 'Taiwan'.
2018/09/12 | Policy Forum
OPINION: Time to Say Goodbye to 'Chinese Taipei'
A proposal to compete as 'Taiwan' rather than 'Chinese Taipei' in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics serves as a warning to Beijing.
2017/10/28 | Chris Horton
Taipei's 'Perfect' Universiade Performance
Despite initial organizational uncertainties, Taipei showed its best face to visitors at the Universiade this summer, impressing a host of delegations with typical hospitality and respect.
2017/08/18 | TNL Staff
CARTOON: Protests to Start as the Universiade Kicks Off?
Local political activists are expected to attempt to use the event to draw attention to the Taiwan independence movement and the lack of international recognition of Taiwan sovereignty.
2016/10/04 | Hsu Chia-yu
Team Taiwan Calls for Change of ‘Chinese Taipei’ Olympic Flag, Anthem
At this summer's Olympics in Rio, Taiwan and the Refugee Olympic Team were the only two teams using the Olympic ring design on their flags.
2016/09/20 | Hsu Chia-yu
Taiwanese Paralympians Forced to Wear KMT Emblem after China Pressured Officials
Taiwanese athletes at the Paralympics wore the emblem of Taiwan's opposition party after China piled pressure on international sport administrators.
2016/09/02 | Yuan-ling Liang
‘Taiwan is not Chinese Taipei’ Banner Ripped Down by Baseball Officials
The Chinese Taipei Baseball Association has been accused of ripping down pro-Taiwan independence banners at an international baseball game.
2016/06/15 | J. Michael Cole
Sports Event Rules and the Double Standards of the Taiwan Strait
FIFA and other sports organizations have strict rules against the display of political, religious, or abusive slogans during international matches. Those rules are also flagrantly biased.
2015/11/27 | Yang
Five Cities in Taiwan Fight for Taiwan's Identity in International Organization
The mayor of Kaohsiung, along with Taichung, Tainan and Taipei, signed the letter of protest to the secretary general of ICLEI. As mentioned in the letter, Kaohsiung and the other four cities work hard to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and have made good achievements. There is no reason for the cities to accept the mistake made by ICLEI, which may disrupt the friendship between both sides.