Pacific Hot Spring and Float Carnival set for Hualien in E Taiwan

AIPEI (Taiwan News) – A carnival showcasing colorful stage performances from Japanese artists and a parade of floats along a 2-kilometer route will take place in Taiwan’s eastern city of H...

Dongdamen Night Market in E. Taiwan has yet another fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A blaze broke out in eastern Taiwan's biggest night market just four months after the market had been struck by another fire. A fire started on Aborigine Street in ...

Taiwan's Control Yuan impeaches ex-Hualien official for media manipulation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Control Yuan completed a probe of Hsieh Kung-ping (謝公秉) on Tuesday (June 4), deciding to impeach the former Deputy Secretary General of the previous Hualien...

Video shows night market fire burn down 50 stalls prior to Han rally in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A massive fire broke out in eastern Taiwan's biggest night market less than a week before Kaohsiung Mayor and presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) was scheduled to hold ...

Double Ten Day fireworks show to illuminate sky of Taiwan’s Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 36-minute fireworks extravaganza will light up the sky above Port of Hualien in eastern Taiwan starting at 8 pm on Oct. 10, as the country celebrates the National Day. ...

Taiwan’s Top 5 Night Markets

It was revealed this week that a new poll has found that Kenting Street (墾丁大街) is officially the worst night market in Taiwan. It was evidently a hotly contested battle for the dubious distinction, wi...

Taiwan Hualien’s Top Tourist Attractions

Readers cannot have failed to have heard about the devastating earthquake that struck the eastern Taiwanese city of Hualien on Feb. 6. The final death toll from the disaster was 17 people with a furth...

MOEA: Device handling convenient, secure multiple payments begins to take root in Taiwan’s Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Starting from autumn 2017, visitors to Hualien County, Taiwan can enjoy using a new type of smart mobile device that handles electronic ticketing, e-wallet payments, credit card ...

10 places to celebrate Lantern Festival in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- While the official Lantern Festival (元宵節, Yuan Xiao Jie) falls on February 11—the first full moon and 15th day of the lunar year, marking the end of New Year celebrations...