Survey: 60% of Hong Kong people under 30 support Taiwan independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—On the average, more than half of Hong Kong people are against Taiwan independence, but 60% of Hongkongers under 30 years old support Taiwan independence, according to the r...

Inclusion of Hayou River in video promoting tourism for Taiwan’s southernmost county raises safety concerns  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The inclusion of the Hayou River in a video intended to promote tourism for Taiwan’s southernmost county internationally has raised safety concerns, accordin...

Jiaming Lake National Trail in eastern Taiwan closed due to intrusions of Formosan black bears into mountain huts 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Jiaming Lake National Trail will be closed for 15 days due to recent intrusions of Formosan black bears into mountain huts, starting Wednesday (August 22), while author...

2018 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival to take place at Sun Moon Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The 2018 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival will take place at Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area’s Xiangshan Visitor Center from September 7 to September 9, feat...

187 students selected as Taichung World Flora Expo goodwill ambassadors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Taichung World Flora Exposition volunteer resource center said on Monday (August 20) that 187 students from five universities in central Taiwan have been selected as Tai...

Man nabbed 'harvesting' yellow-margined box turtles in eastern Taiwan faces grim consequences

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--A man who got nailed for catching yellow-margined box turtles by using baited traps in eastern Taiwan on August 15 and referred to prosecutors for an alleged viola...

China’ s direct investment in Taiwan decreases 5.8% YoY from January to July 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--According to the statistics of Investment Commission of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, 80 cases of investment from China were approved with an amount of US$148,595,000 from Ja...

Jubilant procession wraps up century-old temple fair in Daxi, northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - On the 24th day of the 6th month of the lunar calendar every year, a jubilant parade in celebration of the birthday of Guan Yu (關羽), the Taoist God of War, unites loca...

Kuo Yuan Ye teams up with OhBear to treat passengers to ‘OhBear Moon Cake’ at Taipei Songshan Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s cake and pastry brand Kuo Yuan Ye teamed up with Taiwan’s tourism ambassador OhBear on Tuesday (Aug. 14) to treat passengers at Taipei Songshan Airport ...

Taiwan rolls out national standards for inflatable play equipment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs on Wednesday announced the CNS 20187 national standards for safety and inspection of inflatable play equipment, according to a Li...

Speed camera set up at Qingjing Farm in central Taiwan to penalize drivers going over 30kph

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Drivers traveling over 30kph on the Qingjing Farm (清境農場) section of Provincial Highway No. 14 A (省道台14甲線) may get a speeding ticket beginning in October thanks to a spe...

Taiwan International Balloon Festival attracts record number of visitors  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Buoyed by fair weather, the 2018 Taiwan International Balloon Festival in Taiwan’s eastern county of Taitung attracted a record number of 900,000 visitors in 45 days, ...

Transfer from train to bus to be totally free in Taiwan's Taichung City beginning in October  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taichung Transportation Bureau Director-General Wang Yi-chuan (王義川) said during a city council meeting on Tuesday (Aug. 14) that beginning on October 1, transfer from t...

Registration for four Tourism Bureau organized cycling races in eastern Taiwan is now open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Registration for four cycling races, which will take place November 9-11, is open from now until October 5, but event organizer Tourism Bureau’s East Rift Valley Natio...

Taiwan national scenic areas participate in 2018 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition with local cuisine and delicacies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau and all national scenic area administrations participated in the 2018 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition, which took place from August 10 to 13, with t...