By: Elaine Hou
Taipei, Oct. 15 (CNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will organize a game of woodball later this month that will be attended by the foreign diplomatic corps, in an effort to promote the Taiwanese-invented game, derived from golf and croquet.
The Diplomatic Woodball Friendship Tournament, slated for Oct. 31 in Taipei, is aimed at facilitating sports exchanges and promoting the sport, said Shen Wen-chiang (沈文強), deputy director-general of the ministry’s Department of NGO International Affairs, at a news briefing.
“We’ve invited foreign diplomats based in Taiwan, members of international chambers of commerce, local politicians and woodball players,” Shen told reporters. [FULL STORY]