Explore lost mining village in New Taipei via trail connecting Jiufen and Houtong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Xiaocukeng Trail (小粗坑古道) linking the former mining towns of Jiufen and Houtong is a unique portal into a striking landscape that once thrived in the era of gold mining...

Taiwan’s minister of economic affairs discloses priorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) said on Wednesday that his work priorities for this year are to facilitate investment by reshoring Taiwanese businesses a...

AIT director sees further possibilities for Taiwan-US relations in coming year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director William Christensen (酈英傑) said on Wednesday (Jan. 22) that the U.S. and Taiwan's shared values would open up more possibili...

Ji'an and Fuli selected as ‘Taiwan classic small towns’ of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Ji'an and Fuli townships in the eastern county of Hualien are two of the 30 classic small towns selected for 2020 under the “small town 2.0” program, Libert...

Shihfen Waterfall Park in New Taipei closed for Lunar New Year's Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Shifen Waterfall Park in New Taipei City's Pingxi District will be closed for Lunar New Year's Eve on Friday (Jan. 24) and resume its normal hours of operation...

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...

Taiwanese sea adventurer puts safety first organizing activities for senior citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Su Tar-zen (蘇達貞), founder of the Jonathan Su Foundation, was recently invited to appear as a guest on the latest episode of the I-Fun Learning website's "Celebrit...

Central Taiwan’s Wuri blooms with sunflowers and cosmos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sunflowers and cosmos are blooming in a 400-hectare field in Taichung’s Wuri District, a news release on Taichung Travel Net reported on Saturday (Jan. 18). The f...

Poll shows Taiwan’s DPP has far stronger base than KMT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest poll from the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF) on Monday (Jan. 20) shows the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) enjoys a larger base than the r...

A teacher passionate about improving children’s reading ability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Junyi Academy CEO Lan Wei-ying (藍偉瑩) was recently invited to appear as a guest on the latest episode of the I-Fun Learning website's "Celebrity Interviews." ...

Five most searched attractions in Taiwan’s Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung Travel Net recommends five of the "most searched" attractions in Taichung during the 2019 Lunar New Year period for those who would like to visit the ci...

Passport to happiness at three Taipei edutainment centers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Year of the Rat Joint Passport to Taipei Children’s Amusement Park (TCAP), National Taiwan Science Education Center (NTSEC), and Taipei Astronomical Museum (TAM)...

Explore Pingxi’s mining heritage on New Taipei's Dongshige hike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The historic Dongshige Trail (東勢格越嶺古道) showcases great natural beauty and the heritage of New Taipei’s Pingxi District, famed for its sky lanterns and coal mining. ...

Songwriter urges children to sing Taiwanese songs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chien Shang-jen (簡上仁), songwriter and adjunct professor a the Taipei National University of the Arts, was a guest on the latest episode of the I-Fun Learning website's...

Tourism breathes new life into S. Taiwan's Kenting, passes 4 million mark

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of visitors to the Hengchun Peninsula, which includes Kenting, broke the four-million mark in 2019, Liberty Times reported. Kenting National Park Headquarter...