Walk through Taiwan’s most beautiful and preserved beaches via Alangyi Trail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Alangyi Trail (阿塱壹古道) crosses Taiwan’s most unspoiled coastline that stretches from Taitung County’s Daren Township (達仁鄉) to Pingtung County’s Mudan ...

Taiwan aborigines' message to Xi: 'Taiwan is not part of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech mentioning the "1992 consensus" and "one China principle" given last week, the representatives of T...

Taiwan to host 2018 Indigenous Peoples Economic Development Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Indigenous Peoples Economic Development Forum will take place at the Parkview Hotel in Hualien between Nov. 9 and 11. The event will seek to promote Taiwan&rsq...

New Yorkers rave about Taiwan-themed subway cars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New Yorkers gave strong words of praise and expressed interest in traveling to Taiwan in response to the Taiwan-themed subway cars program by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau in ...

A wonderful trip to Yuli in Hualien, eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—When I have four-day or longer vacations, eastern Taiwan is usually my first choice of domestic destinations, and there I went on a trip during the Tomb Sweeping Holiday, du...

Brain4breakfast serves up food for thought video on history of Taiwan and China  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- YouTube channel Brain4breakfast yesterday (April 10) released a humorous animated historical overview of the history of Taiwan and its relationship with China.  In...

Top 10 places to visit during Taipei Children’s Month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --This year’s annual children’s day may have already passed, but in Taipei they are going even further. April has been designated as Taipei Children’s Month and ...

New online mini-doc examines indigenous Taiwanese groups

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new mini-documentary on Taiwan’s indigenous people has been created by popular youtuber Masaman, who specializes in creating mini-docs on ethnic groups around the ...

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Advertisements discourage the dissemination of fake news in Malaysia, where Parliament passed a law punishing offenders with six years in jail. The legislation was seen by activists as intended to qui...

Deals abound for Taipei Children’s Month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--With the arrival of Taipei Children’s Month in April, Taipei City has organized a series of events and offered generous deals to commemorate the occasion. On April 1, Taipe...

Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau releases video promoting eastern Taiwan tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan's Tourism Bureau on Wednesday released a video that depicts the wonderful experiences of three groups of international visitors during their visit to eastern Taiw...

Amnesty International report lauds Taiwan's same-sex marriage ruling, criticizes death row case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In Amnesty International's annual report on human rights, the organization praised Taiwan's steps taken to legalize same-sex marriage, however it critici...

Photo of the Day: Shadow of warrior on Qilai Mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Landscape photographer Hiroshi Chang (張君宏) on Monday (Jan. 22) posted a spectacular and haunting image of what appears to be the silhouette of a massive Taiwanese aborigin...

One of last Atayal women left with facial tattoo dies at age 103

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Iwan Kainu (簡玉英, Chien Yu-ying), one of the last members of the Taiwanese indigenous Atayal (泰雅) tribe to have a facial tattoo and a national treasure, died yest...

Oldest Australian human returned to 42,000-year-old grave

LAKE MUNGO, Australia (AP) — The oldest human remains found in Australia have been returned to the Outback desert that he roamed some 42,000 years ago in a ceremony celebrated by traditional owners. ...