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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...

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 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...

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...

Calla lilies on Taipei’s Yangmingshan bloom in time for 228 holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Calla lilies in the Zhuzihu (竹子湖) area of Yangmingshan National Park are blooming. People who come to the national park to enjoy cherry blossoms during the 228 Peace Memor...

Theme parks around Taiwan make special offers to visitors during 228 holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Many theme parks across Taiwan offer visitors special prices or discounts during the four-day 228 Peace Memorial Day holiday from Feb. 28 to Mar. 3, Taiwan's Tourism B...

Central Taiwan's Dasyueshan initiates free shuttle bus service trial during 228 holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Central Taiwan's Dasyueshan National Forest Recreation Area (大雪山森林遊樂區) will be a nice place for people living in the Taichung metropolitan area to visit during the upc...

22 unaccounted for Vietnamese workers, tourists nabbed in Taipei slaughterhouse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Last night (Feb. 26), 22 unaccounted for Vietnamese migrant workers and tourists were arrested at a poultry slaughterhouse in Taipei, according to the National Immigration Agen...

Taiwan's Leofoo Village offers NT$299 admission to visitors with an invoice containing ‘40’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Leofoo Village Theme Park offers NT$299 admission to visitors who produce a uniform invoice from Jan. through Mar. containing "40” in its 8-digit Arabic number durin...

Fiery kapok flowers bloom along a country road in SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Fiery flowers are blossoming on kapok trees along a country road in Tainan City’s Baihe District (白河) in SW Taiwan, and the bloom is expected to last through the fou...