Taiwan's President Tsai responds to insulting English test question

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In response to an English test question at a Chiayi high school that drew national attention over the weekend, President Tsai responded with clever and educational comment...

High school English test draws attention for insult to Taiwan's President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Chiayi Senior High School (國立嘉義高中) has drawn national attention this week for a peculiar question on an English test, which led students to criticize their teache...

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake rocks southwestern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.0 earthquake shook southwestern Taiwan's Tainan City at 6:22 p.m. Sunday evening (Feb. 17), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of...

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.0 earthquake shook eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 10:08 p.m. Friday evening (Feb. 15), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of ...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rocks southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattled residents of southern Taiwan at 12:52 a.m. this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 3...

Taiwan's Tainan offers package tours for Yanshui Beehive Fireworks Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Tourism Bureau of Tainan City Government teams up with six travel agencies to offer package tours for attending this year’s Yanshui Beehive Fireworks Festival, w...

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...

KMT Chiayi City Mayor rumored to seek a DPP politician as deputy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A month after swearing in as mayor of Chiayi City, Huang Min-hui (黃敏惠) has yet to nail down her deputy, while a rumor has surfaced that the unfilled deputy role is awaiting a no...

Asian Ecotourism Network inks Alishan Declaration in central Taiwan

CHIAYI (Taiwan News) — Having stayed in central Taiwan for five days, the delegation from the Asian Ecotourism Network (AEN) wrapped up their three-day journey to Alishan mountain and the indige...

Asian Ecotourism Network to seek collaboration with Taiwan

CHIAYI (Taiwan News) — After moving the annual conference and board meeting of the Asian Ecotourism Network (AEN) from its headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand, to Chiayi County in central Taiwan, ...

Asian ecotourism delegation explores Tsou villages in central Taiwan

CHIAYI (Taiwan News) — A delegation from the Asian Ecotourism Network (AEN) embarked on a three-day tour Monday to Alishan mountain where they visited three villages to explore the traditions an...

Asian Ecotourism Network holds annual conference in Alishan, Taiwan

CHIAYI (Taiwan News) — Experts and industry representatives traveling from 17 countries and areas across the Asia Pacific discussed ecotourism and sustainable development of nature and indigenou...

New Ferry connecting Penghu with western Taiwan to begin in April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new ferry running between Budai Township, Chiayi County and Magong, Penghu County will commence in April, reported CNA. The new ferry will take about one hour, and wi...

8-year-old girl dies after folding table collapses on her in SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An 8-year-old girl died after she became wedged in between the metal bars of a folding table at her home in southwestern Taiwan, reported China Times. Tragedy struck today a...

Asia-Pacific ecotourism delegation to convene in Alishan of central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Experts and industry representatives from 17 countries and areas are gathering Saturday at Alishan National Scenic Area of Chiayi County to discuss the promotion of ecotou...