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Taiwan’s celebrated Kinmen Kaoliang Liquor to raise prices by 10%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kinmen Kaoliang Liquor Inc (KKL) on Tuesday (March 2) announced 6-12 percent price hikes for most of its liquor products effective immediately, prompting some regional dea...

Freedom and democracy cannot be traded: Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (Feb. 28) emphasized that Taiwan's freedom and democracy are not bargaining chips to be traded while speaking at a ceremony to c...

Calla lily season begins at Taipei’s Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s Department of Economic Development (DOED) said on Thursday (Feb. 25) that about 80 percent of the calla lily flowers at Zhuzihu (竹子湖) in Yangminghshan Natio...

Taiwan mostly sunny during holiday

Taiwan can expect mostly sunny or cloudy skies during the 228 Peace Memorial Day holiday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). There will be occasional rainfall on Sunday and Monday, as s...

Taiwan's 'House of Cards' looks at 228 Incident in new season

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's first political drama, "Island Nation" (國際橋牌社), will attempt to show a true representation of the 228 Incident in its second season, with families o...

Taiwan's 3-day holiday to see soggy start

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first day of Taiwan's three-day holiday will likely see wet weather, but conditions should begin to clear midway and the last day will likely see sunny skies. T...

Hotels in Taiwan's Taitung County offer special NT$1 deal for travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For many people, NT$1 (US$0.035) may not seem like much, but some hotels on Taiwan's east coast are offering a special deal at such a price. The hotel industry in T...

Alishan in S. Taiwan packed with flower watchers, undaunted by coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The charm of cherry blossoms is quelling at least some fears of the novel coronavirus, as exemplified by the occupancy rate of hotels on southwestern Taiwan's Alishan....

Temperatures in N. Taiwan to drop to 13-15 degrees March 4-6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Temperatures will start to drop from Monday (March 2) in northern and eastern Taiwan after a warm and sunny 228 Peace Memorial Day holiday due to a northeastern monsoon wh...

Pleasant weather forecast across Taiwan for 228 holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Comfortable warm weather is forecast for Taiwan for the three-day 228 Peace Memorial holiday from Friday (Feb. 28) to Sunday, with sunny skies expected for the western sid...

578 students found to have fevers on Taiwan's 1st day of school

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As thousands of Taiwanese students went back to school on Tuesday (Feb. 25), 578 were found to have a fever. After the end of the Lunar New Year break for primary and s...

Taiwan Government: 115 days off in 2020, including 7 days for the Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese will have 115 days off next year, including seven consecutive days for the Lunar New Year, and four days each for the Dragon Boat Festival, the Mid-Autumn Festival, an...

Temperature forecast to drop to 12 degrees in Taiwan Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A continental cold mass will arrive in Taiwan on Wednesday (Mar. 6) to bring cold and wet weather to Taiwan for three days, with low temperatures forecast to dip down to 1...

Taiwan remembers 228 victims at music concert in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A festival hosted at Taipei’s Ketagalan Boulevard on Thursday not only commemorated the lives lost during Taiwan’s period of White Terror, but also cast a ligh...

Families of White Terror victims denounce Taipei Mayor Ko as opportunist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A representative of the families of 228 victims has declared a movement is being launched against Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲). The announcement was made at an official...