Daylilies to remain in bloom in eastern Taiwan through Double Ten Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The daylily blooms on Fuli Township's Lioushihdan Mountain (六十石山) and neighboring Chike Mountain (赤柯山) in Yuli Township along Hualien County’s Coastal Range are ...

Old Tainan Watercourse to be reborn as museum in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Tainan heritage site transformed into the Hilltop Garden Watercourse Museum (山上花園水道博物館) will open to the public on the National Day of Taiwan on Oct. 10. The reinvigo...

Pingtung to host Taiwan's longest ever Double Ten Day fireworks display

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 42-minute fireworks extravaganza will illuminate the night sky above a riverside park in Pingtung in southern Taiwan on Oct. 10 as the country celebrates the National Da...

China instructs foreign governments to ‘refrain’ from Taiwan National Day event in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In an move that has caused offense, the Chinese government instructed foreign consulates in Hong Kong to ‘refrain’ attending an event celebrating Taiwan’...

Tsai’s National Day speech positive, principled, and open: AIT Chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT, 美國在台協會), James Moriarty, described Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) speech during National Day celebrations i...

Taiwan's National Day fireworks display shatters records in Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The fireworks display for Taiwan's National Day held in Hualien yesterday set the record for the longest and largest display in the history of the annual pyrotechnic extrav...

Workers in Taiwan should get double pay if they work on Double Ten Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor (MOL) said on Oct. 10 that workers should get double time pay if they agree to their employers’ request to work on Double Ten Day, the...

Photo story: Taiwan National Day parade in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City played host to the annual parade to mark Taiwan’s National Day, also known as Double Ten Day today, with Taiwan’s successful athletes and a speech ...

'Stability, adaptability, progress:' President Tsai outlines Taiwan's response to dramatic global changes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Wednesday her administration will respond to dramatic global changes and Chinese military and political coercion by maintaining stability...

Taiwanese ambassador faints during National Day celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s former Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Tang Chi-jen (湯繼仁) fainted while accompanying foreign guests at the Presidential Office during National Day cel...

2018 Double Ten Day celebrations to reflect Taiwan's New Immigrants, multi ethnic society

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Double Ten Day national celebrations are coming up this Wednesday, Oct. 10. The preparatory committee held a preview of performances in front of the Presidential Build...

Art installations along Hualien coast to complement National Day fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two statues have been added to the Hualien Harbor Waterfront Recreation Area (花蓮港親水遊憩區) in an installation art program to decorate the east coast of Taiwan, just in time f...

Line dance carnival revives Taipei’s historical district

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A massive line dance performance joined by nearly a thousand people brought a 385-meter long spectacle to Taipei’s Dihua Street on Oct. 7 as part of the city’s...

Northeasterly winds bring cool and wet weather across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Due to the impact of the northeasterly winds, Taiwan will see slightly cooler temperatures with occasional rain starting today, and temperatures are expected to drop lower...

Overseas Taiwanese hold Double Ten Day celebration in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The overseas Taiwanese community in Davao City in the southern Philippines celebrated the Double Ten National Day a few days early on Saturday evening, Oct. 6. The Doub...