TWM has invested more than NT$880 million yuan in sports since 2003 and has given its full support to the professional baseball team Fubon Guardians and professional basketball team Fubon Braves. The Company held rich and interesting theme day activities to attract fans to watch games and promote domestic professional baseball and basketball, and sponsored international events, including the TLPGA Open (Taiwan Tour) year-end competition Taiwan Mobile Ladies Open co-organized with the LPGA of Taiwan for the fifth year; sponsored the Taipei Marathon for the 7th year, etc.
To encourage more potential young players to pursue their dreams bravely, until the beginning of 2022, the number of players sponsored by TWM has increased to 17, including tennis women's doubles Latisha Chan and Angel Chan for eight years in a row, and men’s tennis player Jason Jung, the female golfers Hsu Wei-Ling and Lee Min, the young karate players Ku Hsueh-Peng and Hu Hsin, the male judo idol player Yang Yung-Wei, the female weightlifting idol player Kuo Hsing-Chun, the table tennis talent Lin Yun-Ju, the female boxing idol player Huang Hsiao-Wen, the gymnastics wizard Ting Hua-Tien, the pommel horse prince Lee Chih-Kai, the Paralympic swimming warrior Chen Liang-Da, the national break dancer Quake Chan, the female table tennis No. 1 player Cheng I-Ching, and the young male table tennis player Cheng Pu-Syuan for the 5th consecutive year. The Company took concrete actions to implement its determination to support and promote sports. This effort has been recognized by the Sports Administration, which has given TWN a “Sports Activist Award” Sponsorship Gold Medal for five consecutive years.
TWM sports family won glory for Taiwan! In 2021, a total of 11 players won tickets for the Tokyo Olympics and the Paralympics, a new record for Taiwan's big sports family. Almost all of the sponsored players made it to the Olympics, including the tennis golden women's doubles Latisha Chan and Angel Chan sisters, the female golf players Hsu Wei-Ling and Lee Min, as well as the female weightlifting idol player Kuo Hsing-Chun, the male judo idol player Yang Yung-Wei, the table tennis talent Lin Yun-Ju, the female boxing idol player Huang Hsiao-Wen, the gymnastics wizard Ting Hua-Tien, the pommel horse prince Lee Chih-Kai, and the Paralympic swimming warrior Chen Liang-Da, who joined TWM sports family this year. Players from TWM sports family gave full play to the fighting spirit of "Open Possible!" and won 1 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals for Taiwan in the Tokyo Olympics.
Taiwan Mobile has combined the Group’s resources to make long-term effort in sponsoring art and cultural activities, as well as activities that have a social influence. It has sponsored the "Taipei Lantern Festival" for five consecutive years, "TTV Super Star" for 8 years. Taiwan Mobile is the only telecommunications partner for A-Mei's New Year's Eve concert in Taitung, the dual-platform for live-streaming and so on. Even during the pandemic, TWM still actively engages in international forums and diversified audio-visual entertainment! We also cooperated with Tech in Asia, a well-known Asian technology media, for the first time, to launch The GreenTech Newsletter every month, focusing on climate change, new innovations in Asia and other related issues, and sponsored the Tech in Asia Conference to encourage the innovative applications and developments in Southeast Asia. At the same time, TWM redoubled its investment in the film and television industry and sponsored a series of activities such as Golden Horse Award and Golden Horse Film Project Promotion for two consecutive years.
The TWM Concerts was suspended once in 2021 because of the COVID19 pandemic, with a consideration of the scale of the event, the limit of the number of participants, and maintaining the quality of the Concert.