New Taipei Lantern Festival shows off eye-catching designs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual New Taipei Lantern Festival kicked off at the New Taipei Metropolitan Park in Sanchong District on Friday (Feb. 7), attracting thousands of spectators to witnes...

Over 350 performances scheduled for 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 350 performances by well-known Taiwanese and overseas groups will be held at the 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung from Feb. 8–23, according to a pr...

Giant Taiwanese lantern appears in Japan’s Aomori Nebuta Matsuri 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A giant Taiwanese lantern was included in the Aomori Nebuta Matsuri, an annual festival in northeastern Japan, from Aug. 2 to 7 to promote tourism to Taiwan, the Central N...

Taiwanese travelers rank first in 20 prefectures of Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese travelers rank first in number in 20 rural prefectures of Japan and second in the whole country, according to the Japan Tourism Agency (JTA). According to JTA...

US ends its search for F-35 that crashed off Japan in April

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S Navy is halting its search for a Japanese F-35A stealth fighter that crashed off Japan's coast last month. The pilot is still missing, and Japanese Defense Minis...

Search ongoing for pilot of crashed Japanese F-35

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Tuesday evening, a F-35A stealth fighter jet piloted by a Japanese aviator disappeared from radar while flying over the Pacific near norther Japan during training. It was la...

Japanese air force fighter jet missing in northern Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese defense officials say a search is underway for a fighter jet after it disappeared from radar during a flight exercise in northern Japan. The Air Self-Defense Fo...

China will declare no-fly zone around Taiwan before invasion: Japanese general

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A retired Japanese general claims that as part of its plan to invade Taiwan in 2025, it will first set up a no-fly zone, followed by a battle with its naval and air forces and ...

Taiwan’s EVA Air announces new Taoyuan-Aomori route

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – EVA Air announced yesterday that the airline will begin its Taoyuan-Aomori route on July 17, just in time for summer vacations, reported CNA. EVA Air has flown irregula...

Taiwan's EVA Air named one of top 20 safest airlines in the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s EVA Air has been named one of the top 20 safest airlines for 2019. Australian safety and product rating agency AirlineRatings.com published its list of t...

Taiwan’s EVA Air to open new routes, expand service to Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – EVA Air’s flights to Japan will increase by 19 percent in 2019 through the introduction of three new routes and the expansion of current services, reported CNA. E...

Rice paddy art celebrates 'Japan's Walt Disney' Osamu Tezuka

Enjoy Local, Seasonal Ingredients at Prince Hotels in Japan

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 25, 2018--Prince Hotels, the outstanding example for hotel chains in Japan, has created a network of 43 hotels, 28 golf courses, and 9 ski resorts throughout Japan. A stay ...

The Top 5 Short-Haul Destinations from Taiwan

Budget Airlines have exploded on the Taiwanese travel scene in a big way in recent years and had a big impact on the travel habits of both Taiwanese and ex-pats. Whereas before regular holidays overse...

N. Korea fires ICBM it says is 'significantly more' powerful

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After 2 ½ months of relative quiet, North Korea launched its most powerful weapon yet early Wednesday, claiming a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile that some obs...