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Hehuanshan in central Taiwan to see extra high-occupancy vehicle traffic rules during coming holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With red-hairy azaleas blooming in the Hehuanshan (Mt. Hehuan) area in central Taiwan, the country’s highway authority is planning to enforce high-occupancy vehicle ...

‘Taiwan’ added to international driving permits to prevent confusion with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — International driving permits will add the name "Taiwan" on their cover beginning July 1 to avoid confusion with China, the Directorate General of Highways (DGH)...

Recently opened section of Taiwan's Southern Cross-Island Highway to close for 3 days as precaution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The section of the Southern Cross-Island Highway that has been conditionally open since May 1 will be closed from Saturday to Monday (May 14-16) as a precautionary measure...

Reopening of Taiwan's Central Cross-Island Highway delayed by continuing landslides

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The reopening date for the Central Cross-Island Highway, which has been blocked by a series of landslides and rockfalls since March, has been postponed yet again due to on...

Taiwan's Southern Cross-Island Highway revives attractions after long-closed section reopened

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the reopening of a section on Taiwan’s Southern Cross-Island Highway (Provincial Highway 20) that had been closed for almost 13 years to repair damage caused by...

Entire Southern Cross-Island Highway of Taiwan opens Sunday after 13 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 5-kilometer line of vehicles was waiting to cross the last section of the Southern Cross-Island Highway (Provincial Highway 20) to be reopened early Sunday morning (May ...

Taiwan schedules 3,500 additional bus journeys to replace trains on May 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 3,500 additional bus services will be available May 1 to compensate for train journeys canceled due to the refusal of Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) union...

Taiwan’s Central Cross-Island Highway blocked by major landslide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A large-scale landslide on the Central Cross-Island Highway occurred on the morning of Tuesday (April 26) and will block access to the road for at least five days, accordi...

Taiwan's Southern Cross-Island Highway to reopen end of April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The final stretch of the Southern Cross-Island Highway (Provincial Highway 20) in south Taiwan that is still closed for repair will open to traffic from the end of April, ...

Giant boulder falls on southeast Taiwan highway after magnitude 6.6 earthquake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A massive boulder fell on a highway in Taitung early this morning (March 23) following a magnitude 6.6 earthquake. The quake struck at 1:41 a.m. just off the southeast ...

Taiwan to impose traffic controls after entire Southern Cross-Island Highway reopens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The last stretch of the Southern Cross-Island Highway in southern Taiwan that is still closed for repair will open at the end of April, but traffic control measures will b...

Repeat DUI offenders in Taiwan to have faces disclosed from March 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Repeat drunk drivers will have their faces revealed starting March 31 as Taiwan toughens rules to prevent traffic accidents caused by impaired driving. An amendment to ...

Taiwan’s Southern Cross-Island Highway to reopen to traffic by the end of April after 13 years’ repair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s highway authority said on Wednesday (March 2) that the entire Southern Cross-Island Highway (Provincial Highway 20) is expected to open to traffic by the en...

Bus tickets to view cherry blossoms in central Taiwan still available

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Public bus tickets for various routes heading to Wuling Farm to see the cherry blossoms in central Taiwan are still available during the 17-day sakura season from Feb. 12 ...

Quarantine taxis in Taiwan banned from taking ordinary passengers amid outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan announced Monday (Jan. 10) that quarantine taxis are prohibited from carrying ordinary passengers until Jan. 23 to curb the fresh COVID-19 outbreak centered on the ...