Canada drops U18 baseball World Cup opener in extras to Taiwan

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Canada had the winning run in scoring position in the bottom of the 10th but couldn’t take advantage in a 7-6 loss to Taiwan on Friday night in the opener of the WBSC under-18 baseball World Cup. Tied 5-5 after nine innings, Taiwan ... ( read original story ...)

WCIT 2017 set to open Sept. 10 in Taipei

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) Dubbed the Olympics of the international technology industry, the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) 2017 will be held in Taipei from Sept. 10-13, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said on Friday. This year's theme is ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan’s peering community in the spotlight

Taiwan’s major Internet Exchange is Taipei Internet eXchange (TPIX), which is operated by Chief Telecom, a company in the Chung Hwa Telecom (CHT) group. Later in the day, the Chairman of Chief Telecom, Yan Hong Wu, explained that TPIX is focused on ... ( read original story ...)

Games over, will Universiade mascot Bravo live on?

However, Bravo was spotted entering an employment services office in downtown Taipei on Friday to fill out a job search form - marking the launch of a new campaign by the city's Department of Information and Tourism to keep its pet project alive. ( read original story ...)

Microsoft launches Azure Stack hybrid cloud system in Taiwan

The system incorporates features of the public and private clouds, Taipei Times reports. The product would be available in 46 countries from next month during Microsoft’s phase one launch program. Microsoft partnered with Far EasTone Telecommunications ... ( read original story ...)

After Taiwan stop, fugitive Red Bull heir’s path a mystery

BANGKOK -- With the clock about to run out on a hit-and-run charge, the whereabouts of an heir to the Red Bull energy-drink empire accused of killing a Bangkok police officer five years ago are unknown. The fugitive, whose family is worth billions, has ... ( read original story ...)

Buying interest rises in Taipei’s upscale homes

1 (CNA) Luxury homes accounted for about 10 percent of the total housing transactions in August in Taipei, the most closely watched property market in Taiwan, up from about 7 percent the previous month, according to statistics released Friday by property ... ( read original story ...)