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Artworks of canceled Taiwan Lantern Festival to be displayed elsewhere

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the 2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival was scrapped due to pandemic concerns, the Tourism Bureau has decided to display the event’s painstakingly crafted artworks elsew...

Taiwan post office releases Hello Kitty products ahead of Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chunghwa Post Co., Ltd. on Thursday (Dec. 17) for the first time released products decorated with the popular Hello Kitty cartoon character ahead of the Christmas period. ...

Visit ‘Little Jakarta’ for culinary journey in Taipei's Indonesian community

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Under the buzzing metropolis of Taipei is a hidden gem of the Indonesian community, a culinary trip waiting to be discovered. Traveling the world is still highly inadvi...

Taipei Valentine’s Day to feature riverside fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An eight-minute fireworks display will form the centerpiece of the 2020 Taipei Valentine’s Day celebration, an event that will double as the traditional Qixi Festiva...

Interactive steam locomotive exhibition to begin in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Railway Department Park of the National Taiwan Museum, which features exhibitions, will be opening in Beimen, Taipei on Tuesday (July 7). The national historic site...

New Tainan Bus Station in SW Taiwan opens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Tainan Bus Station, which includes city bus, taxi, and national highway bus services, is open on Tuesday (Jan. 7), CNA reported. The new bus station is located ...

Cosplay contest for Filipino migrant workers to be held in Taiwan

Migrant workers' dressed as characters in comics and online games will take center stage this month at a cosplay competition in Hsinchu City, the organizers said Tuesday. At "Cosplay Compe...

Main line of Taiwan’s Alishan Forest Railway to resume operation on Aug 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Alishan Forest Railway and Cultural Heritage Office (AFRCHO) said on Saturday (Aug. 17) that the main line of Alishan Forest Railway in southwestern Taiwan will stop opera...

Hop on cypress train to visit old sawmill in Taiwan’s Alishan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Alishan Forest Railway (阿里山林業鐵路) is offering visitors the one-of-a-kind experience of discovering the beauty of the island’s forests by riding on &ldq...

Photo of the Day: Taipei's North Gate Square at dusk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This photo of Beimen (北門), Taipei's best-preserved city wall gate, was taken at dusk on Monday (April 29), just as the "Manhattanhenge" sun set on Zhongxiao West ...

2019 Tainan May Jam to take place at Hutoupi in SW Taiwan on May 4 - 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Tainan May Jam will take place at Hutoupi Scenic Area (虎頭埤風景區) in Sinhua (新化), Tainan City from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. on May 4 – 5, and there will be 30 bands ...

Places in Taiwan most likely see traffic jams during Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau on Jan. 14 issued a warning to travelers about places in Taiwan which will most likely see traffic congestion during the nine-day Lunar New Y...

5 things to know about Taipei’s Dihua Lunar New Year Market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Lunar New Year is two weeks away, with the first day of the Lunar New Year falling on Feb. 4, and preceding the holiday, many Taiwanese flock to the Dihua L...

Taiwan’s Tainan releases a video promoting winter tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –What’s the color of Tainan City in your mind’s eye? When many areas in Taiwan are overcast most of the time in winter, Tainan’s Bureau of Tourism recently...

Newly completed boardwalk along scenic coastal forests in SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A newly completed boardwalk that goes along a natural coastal wetland on the north side of Shuang-Chun Coastal Recreational Area (雙春濱海遊憩區) in Tainan City’s Beimen Di...