Taiwanese singers perform at Midem 2019 in France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Taiwanese singers were invited to perform at the Midem 2019 in France as part of the “Taiwan Beats” portion of the festival on June 5. Midem 2019 is a...

Taiwan revegetates landslide areas by using drones to drop seeds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau has revegetated three landslide areas, using a highly mobile unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), along with seeding materials and a variety of se...

Taiwan-Japan indigenous handicraft show kicks off in New Taipei

The third annual Taiwan-Japan indigenous handicraft exhibition kicked off March 21 in New Taipei City, underscoring government efforts to strengthen cultural exchanges between local tribes and oversea...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to transit in Hawaii after visit to Pacific allies

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will embark on a visit to three Pacific allies Thursday, a trip that will include a stopover in Hawaii on her way home, according to the itinerary released by the Ministry...

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...

Taiwan artists’ designs enliven Lunar New Year festival in Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan artists are enlivening the 2019 LunarFest in Toronto and Vancouver with their designs to welcome in the Year of the Pig, the Ministry of Culture said Jan. 31. Sponso...

Opening hours of Taiwan's national forest recreation areas during LNY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau on Tuesday gave a heads-up on the opening hours of all the country’s national forest recreation areas during the nine-day Lunar New Ye...

Taiwan exonerates 1,505 victims of political persecution

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The criminal records of 1,505 victims of political persecution in Taiwan were wiped out Sunday at a formal ceremony, in a bid to help heal their long-lasting trauma and to remind the c...

New tourist hotspot in Taiwan's Taoyuan: new Sikou suspension bridge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The longest suspension bridge in Taiwan, located in the Fuxing District, Taiwan, has become Taoyuan City’s new tourist hotspot since its inauguration in January 2018. ...

Forestry Bureau promotes four choice hiking trails at Taiwan Outdoor Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau will be promoting four hiking trails in four areas across Taiwan, touting them as “choice trails rich in natural resources and indigeno...

Taiwan to stage concerts celebrating ethnic music starting Oct. 19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A series of performances celebrating the diverse music and cultures of Taiwan’s Hakka and indigenous groups will be held at the Taiwan Traditional Theater Center (台灣...

Chin-Ai String Orchestra to perform in Taiwan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Aug. 5 the Chin-Ai String Orchestra (親愛愛樂弦樂團), the only aboriginal orchestra in Taiwan, will perform high in the mountains of Shei-Pa National Park at the Kyawan banque...

Knockoff Eiffel Tower in Taiwan’s Taoyuan slammed as blot on landscape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Fuxing District Office of Taoyuan City recently built a 10-floor steel tower in bright red on the site of a former fort during the Japanese colonial period in hope of "...

The unparalleled experience of my visit to Dongao in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Last weekend I visited a couple of charming places in Nanao Township in Taiwan’s northeastern county of Yilan, but left out Dongao (東澳), which is a part of Nanao, beca...

Taiwan’s Taichung World Flora Exposition to feature Atayal textile arts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Yuma Taru (尤瑪‧達陸), an artist of the Atayal indigenous group in Taiwan, has been invited to hold an exhibition of the traditional textile arts of Atayal people at the Houli...