January 14, 2023

Taiwan, Japan sign MOU on marine debris in maritime talks

Representatives from Taiwan and Japan on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on tackling marine debris during a round of discussions held in Tokyo on maritime affairs.The MOU was signed by Taiwan-Japan Relations Association Chairman Su Ji…


CORONAVIRUS/Taiwan reports 20,412 new COVID-19 cases, 47 deaths

Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) reported 20,412 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday and 47 deaths from the disease.The total number of cases represented a 16.5-percent decline from the same day a week earlier, the CECC said.The deceased r…


CPBL’s Rakuten Monkeys sign American southpaw Brandon Waddell

The Rakuten Monkeys of Taiwan’s Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) have signed a contract with former U.S. major league southpaw pitcher Brandon Waddell to play for the league in 2023, the club said on Saturday.The 28-year-old left-hander was …