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Czech expat finds remains of missing hiker in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A hiker surnamed Yang (楊) who had been missing for one month was found dead in a central Taiwan mountain stream on Monday (Nov. 8) by Czech expat Petr Novotny, a skilled o...

Tropical Storm Kompasu to bring rain to east Taiwan after weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Tropical Storm Kompasu forms Friday (Oct. 8) evening, it will move into the Bashi Channel separating Taiwan from the Philippines, bringing rain to the eastern part o...

Night market to return to Taiwan's Taichung after 168-day halt

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Zong Zhan Night Market (總站夜市) will return to Taichung this weekend, 168 days after the central city's government shut it down for operating without a permit. The ni...

New night market in Taiwan’s Taichung shut down

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taichung City Economic Development Bureau on Sunday (Oct. 11) imposed a fine of NT$60,000 (US$2,000) on the operator of a new night market that opened in the city&rsqu...

Explore east coast of Taiwan by bike during Double Ten holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Domestic tourism in Taiwan is thriving as tourists are avoiding overseas travel during the coronavirus pandemic, and a bike tour in Taitung has become the latest buzzword ...

Cool weather forecast for northern Taiwan during Double Ten Day holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said on Wednesday (Oct. 7) that cool weather is forecast for northern Taiwan during the Double Ten Day holiday, while high temperatures in...

CWB: Tropical storm likely to affect Taiwan during Double Ten holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression is intensifying in the Pacific Ocean and is likely to develop into a storm, affecting northern Taiwan during the Double Ten national holiday, accordi...

Taiwan's 13 National Forests offer half-price admission for two holidays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Those planning to visit any of 13 national forest recreation areas during the Double Ten holiday as well as the Mid-Autumn Festival in October can save a few coins, as Tai...

Taiwan faces cool week ahead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following a sunny and warm four-day Double Ten holiday, Taiwan is facing a cold and humid week ahead, the Central Weather Bureau forecast Saturday (October 12). The nor...

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...

Beijing may punish Taiwanese in China who travel home for National Day celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Communist authorities in Beijing may be preparing to punish Taiwanese citizens residing in China, and potentially other nations in Southeast Asia, if they travel home ...

October shows steady year-to-year growth in retail sales for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Economic Affairs has announced that retail sales in October are the highest on record for the month in Taiwan. The news comes upon improved economic foreca...

Strong wind advisory for Double Ten Holiday: CWB

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At least 15 cities and counties will be subject to strong winds over land during the Double Ten Holiday, according to a warning issued by the Central Weather Bureau Friday...

Taitung to host 36-minute National Day fireworks extravaganza

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 2017 Taiwan's National Day fireworks display will take place for the first time in Taitung County, featuring a spectacular 36-minute-long fireworks show and hot air ba...

Taiwan highways will be toll-free at night during October 10 holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Motorists will not have to pay toll on highways if they travel at night during the October 7-10 national holiday, according to a decision reportedly made by Premier Willia...