Deserted Japanese-built underground reservoir in south Taiwan unveiled to the outside world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A hidden Japanese-made reservoir in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan was unveiled to the outside world via media reports on Wednesday after being deserted for more than 70 years. ...

Beach Running Carnival in Taiwan’s Penghu opens for registration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The 2018 Penghu Bay Beach Running Carnival, organized by Penghu National Scenic Area Headquarters (PNSAH), opens for registration from now till March 3, the PNSAH said in a ...

Senior Taiwanese man diagnosed with listeriosis hospitalized for treatment  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-- The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) Tuesday announced one new confirmed case of listeriosis, which is also the first case confirmed in Taiwan since listeriosis w...

Tourism Bureau announces year-round schedule of recommended activities: ‘2018 Taiwan Tourism Events’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s tourism authority announced the “2018 Taiwan Tourism Events” on Tuesday morning in Taipei, including 47 international level events and 48 national...

Physical education teacher tops women’s domestic field at Taiwan’s Kinmen Marathon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A 46-year-old physical education teacher ran her personal best of 3:02:31 to top the women’s domestic field at the 2018 Kinmen Marathon on Sunday, becoming the oldest ...

Taiwan’s government-owned postal company introduces 1,627 electric scooters for delivery service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Chunghwa Post Co (中華郵政), Taiwan’s government-owned postal service provider, held a ceremony on Monday to introduce 1,627 electric scooters into the company&r...

Taiwan High Speed Rail to operate 411 additional trains for CNY and booking opens on Jan 17

Taipei (Taiwan News)--Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp (THSR) announced Monday that the company will operate a total of 411 additional trains for the Chinese New Year holiday season, and the ticket booking...

Runner walks away with same body weight of Kinmen Kaoliang at Kinmen Marathon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A lucky man walked away with the same body weight of Kinmen Kaoliang from a prize draw at Kinmen Marathon on Sunday.   Zhou Jun-ji (周俊吉), 38, from Taoyuan City, said...

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport served 10 million too many passengers in 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taoyuan International Airport served 45 million passengers in 2017, 10 million more passengers than the allowed capacity, according to the latest statistics of Taiwan’s Civ...

Taipei City charges handling fees for towed slow-moving vehicles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Owners of all slow-moving vehicles in Taipei City must pay attention to where they park their vehicles or face the possibility of depleting their wallets. Taipei’s Departme...

Taipei included by the Guardian in ‘where to go in 2018’ hotlist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—British news outlet the Guardian shortlists 40 “fabulous destinations” around the world in a travel article titled “Where to go on holiday—the hotlis...

Photography exhibition at Shueili Visitor Center presents Taiwan’s beautiful scenery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Yushan National Park Headquarters is holding a photography exhibition on Taiwan’s beautiful scenery and ecology at Shueili Visitor Center from January to June 30. M...

‘NSO At the Movies - NSO x Blue Cinema’  concert to be performed in Tainan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The classical music concert “NSO At the Movies - NSO x Blue Cinema” will be performed at Tainan Cultural Center at 3:30 on January 21. The concert highlights ...

White remains the top color choice for cars worldwide in 2017: PPG

Taipei (Taiwan News)— White continues to dominate as the most popular choice for automobiles worldwide in 2017, according to PPG’s annual automotive color popularity data.   W...

Bald cypress trees beside Lipi Lake in Yilan County, northeastern Taiwan turn russet-red

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The views of brownish red bald cypress trees set between green lake water, layered mountains, and blue skies have attracted many visitors and photographers to Lipi Lake in Y...