Free performances scheduled for opening of Taiwan’s National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts on Oct 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) will be officially open to the public on Saturday, Oct 13 with multiple activities, including a performance even...

Workers in Taiwan should get double pay if they work on Double Ten Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor (MOL) said on Oct. 10 that workers should get double time pay if they agree to their employers’ request to work on Double Ten Day...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau to hold long distance cycling events along East Coast and East Rift Valley

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The East Rift Valley National Scenic Area Administration of Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau will hold the East Bay Cycling Challenge series cycling events on Nov. 10 and 11 to...

AirAsia to launch flights from Taiwan to Boracay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Low cost airline AirAsia announced on Monday that it will launch flights from Taiwan’s Taoyuan International Airport and Kaohsiung International Airport to...

Amateur Wu Chia-yen becomes youngest TLPGA champ after winning Party Golfer Ladies Open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Amateur Wu Chia-yen (吳佳晏) became the youngest LPGA of Taiwan event champion at 14 years and six months old when she won the 2018 Party Golfer Ladies Open by one strok...

Shiba Inu steals show during ceremony after scaling 7 peaks in central Taiwan with owner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A Shiba Inu dog nicknamed “A Chai” became the focus of attention at a certificate ceremony in Taichung City on Monday because it successfully scaled se...

Taiwan CDC urges the public to get flu shots beginning Oct 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The government-funded seasonal influenza vaccination campaign will kick off on Oct 15, according to a news release posted by Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) on it...

Shifen Waterfall in New Taipei to close one hour earlier in the next eight months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Shifen Waterfall park in Pingxi District, New Taipei City will close one hour earlier from Oct 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019, according to a news release posted by t...

New Taipei City International Documentary Month to screen 37 select documentaries for free

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The 2018 New Taipei City International Documentary Month, which will run from Oct. 21 to Nov. 18, will screen 37 selected documentaries for free, according to the event...

Cosmos in bloom at central Taiwan’s Fushoushan and Wuling farms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As the weather turns cooler, the cosmos flowers at Fushoushan and Wuling farms in Taichung City’s Heping District are in full bloom, according to a Chinese-language Li...

Film about Tamsui Kavalan Historical Trails selected and screened by World Trails Conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A film that introduces and discusses the past, the present, and the future of a century-old trail network in northern Taiwan connecting the Taipei and Yilan areas ...

Taiwan’s Chou Tien-chen wins third badminton title this year at Korea Open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwanese badminton star Chou Tien-chen (周天成) captured the singles title at the Korea Open in Seoul on Sunday to become Taiwan's first Korea Open singles champion in 19 ...

Indonesian singer Siti Badriah enchants large crowd of compatriots at culture festival in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Well-known Indonesian singer Siti Badriah enchanted more than 10,000 Indonesian migrant workers at an Indonesian culture festival at the New Taipei Citizen Square on Sunday,...

Police in central Taiwan help speed a man with severed fingers to hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung police answered a call for help two weeks ago and sped a man with severed fingers to a local hospital, where the fingers were later successfully reattached, accor...

More than 200,000 sunflowers in bloom at Taipei’s Rainbow Riverside Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—About 230,000 sunflowers are in bloom across about 6,600 square meters on the banks of Taipei’s Rainbow Riverside Park. The best time to enjoy the flowers is betw...