Picturesque Hualien County Road 193 blooming with season flowers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Two kinds of “graduation season flowers”—golden shower trees (阿勃勒) and flame trees(鳳凰花)--are blooming along the Yuli Township section of Hualien Count...

Taiwan amusement parks hold joint event to contribute to charity and boost visits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Twenty amusement parks in Taiwan have joined hands to hold a charity event that aims to help the needy and boost visits to the parks at the same time, according to the count...

Taiwanese researchers: Banning paraquat can help reduce suicide rate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--A research jointly conducted by National Taiwan University (NTU) and a British university found that banning paraquat, a widely used herbicide in Taiwan, will help reduce the sui...

Four dead and one injured after falling into waste pond in a plant in northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Four were killed and one injured on Monday after five workers fell into a waste pond in an electronic plant in Yilan County in the northeastern part of Taiwan.    ...

Taiwanese legislator to introduce bill requiring HIV-positive people to reveal condition to EMRs

TAIPEI (Taiwan)--A Taiwanese legislator said on Sunday that she will introduce legislation intended to require HIV-positive people to reveal their AIDS condition to emergency medical respond...

Taipei Metro to issue discount ‘one adult with one child’ one-day passes during summer vacation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) announced on Sunday that it will issue a special discount one-day pass from July 1 to August 31 to encourage families to spend qualit...

Meteorologist: Sunny and hot weather expected across Taiwan the coming week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Next week's weather pattern in Taiwan will be sunny and hot with slight changes in temperature, meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said on Sunday, warming people to...

Taiwan’s Tainan City puts in effort to use English to market the city to the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Members of the Spoken English Presentation Class sponsored by Tainan City Government’s Civil Service Development Institute showed impressive results of their learning ...

Solar Red HTC U11 available for pre-order in Taiwan on June 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s HTC Corporation announced Tuesday that the Solar Red color variant of the HTC U11 smartphone is now available for pre-order through the co...

Taiwan’s indigenous people ready to use seasonal ritual holiday as tribes entering festival hot season

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Most aboriginal tribes in Taiwan are entering the hot season of celebrating their most important traditional festivals and the indigenous people are eligible to take a day o...

Free entrepreneurship lecture for new immigrants to take place in Taipei June 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--A free lecture organized by Taipei City Department of Economic Development (DED) on how to start a new business for new immigrants will take place at Taipei City Hall’s Con...

Giant red-faced ducks to appear in Hualien along with water shows and live dramas this summer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Giant cute red-faced rubber ducks along with musical water shows and water curtain dramas will once again appear on the Liyu Lake (鯉魚潭) in the eastern Taiwanese co...

Longshan Temple in Taipei to further reduce incense burners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Authorities of Longshan Temple (龍山寺) in Taipei City announced at a press conference on July 19 that only one incense burner will remain in the temple to be in line with creating ...

Taiwan’s post offices team up with Tainan farmers to offer mango order and delivery services

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s post offices are teaming with mango farmers in Nanhu (南化) District of Tainan City to deliver quality Irwen mangoes (愛文芒果) to addresses buyers ordered on the online...

Free driftwood in northern Taiwan’s Shihmen Reservoir watershed draws pickup rush

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--It’s free to pick up driftwood at a driftwood collecting ground in the Shihmen Reservoir watershed in northern Taiwan, beginning on Monday until July 14, according to ...