Trial run for Double 10 Day fireworks held in Taiwan’s Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thousands of people went to Yuguang Island in Tainan City’s Anping District on Saturday (Sept. 26) to watch a trial run of the 2020 Double 10 Day fireworks, and visi...

Fireworks show to take place in New Taipei tonight at Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City will hold a fireworks display that will last five minutes and 20 seconds at Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf at 8 p.m. tonight (Aug. 30), and the public is adv...

Taiwanese island group sees upsurge in tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Penghu, the archipelago to the west of Taiwan’s main island, received more visitors in July than during the six previous months combined, reports said Friday (Aug. 1...

Taiwan's Penghu mulls travel charge for visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's offshore archipelago of Penghu saw an overwhelming number of visitors over the last few weeks and in response the local government said Friday (July 31) it is...

Taiwan ramps up efforts to promote island-hopping cruise travel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has embarked on an endeavor to promote travel to its outlying islands as part of the 2023 Year of the Island-Hopping Tourism initiative. Sea travel will be at th...

Tigerair Taiwan’s first flight to Penghu arrives Sunday morning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tigerair Taiwan’s first flight from Taipei to Penghu, which carried 180 passengers, was greeted by a spray of water when the aircraft arrived at Penghu Airport at 7:...

Taiwan 1st in world to resume cruise travel amid coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has become the first country in the world to resume ship travel with the cruise ship Explorer Dream docking at the port of Keelung on Tuesday (June 30) before begin...

Beehive fireworks festival in SW Taiwan to go ahead as scheduled despite virus scare

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The world-famous Yanshuei Beehive Fireworks Festival will take place Friday to Saturday (Feb. 7–8) as scheduled, Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-cher (黃偉哲) announced at a pre...

Tokyo Olympics reach 6-months-to-go mark with some fireworks

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo put on a flashy fireworks display on Friday to mark the 6-months-to-go milestone for this year's Olympics. The show took place high above a barge stationed in Toky...

Tainan in SW Taiwan shines with the Yuejin Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Yuejin Lantern Festival in Tainan's Yanshui District opened on Jan. 18 and will continue until Feb. 16, CNA reported. Under the theme of “mirage,&rdq...

Taiwan's Tainan promotes two small towns with photography contest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tainan City Government is holding a photography contest to promote the city’s Houbi (後壁區) and Yanshui (鹽水區) districts, which are among the 40 winners of Taiwan Touri...

Palau vice president embarks on i-Ride in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Palau Vice President Raynold B. Oilouch was offered a rare opportunity to learn about Taiwan through a thrilling i-Ride at Breeze NanShan department store's flying the...

Busan, South Korea looks to attract more Taiwanese business travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Government officials and tourism sector businesspeople from Busan, South Korea have come to Taiwan to promote greater business travel ties between their city and Taiwan. The...

Farewell party to be held for sniffer dog in Taiwan's Penghu

A police dog renowned for its ability to detect even the faintest smell of drugs is retiring at the end of June on Taiwan's outlying island of Penghu and the Penghu County Police Bureau (PCPB) is ...

Penghu fireworks festival lights up the night sky in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The opening ceremony of the Penghu International Fireworks Festival concluded Thursday night (April 18) after a spectacular display that lit up the sky for over 30,000 onl...