Kaohsiung releases video promoting tourism in Liouguei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung Tourism Bureau on Dec. 22 released a promotional video that was filmed to present the charms of the city’s mountainous district of Liouguei (六龜), featuring...

Reforming infrastructure in Hualien and Taitung crucial to Taiwan's future

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Modern-day Hualien, previously known as Huilan (洄瀾), could become another important business hub following on from the past centers of Fucheng Port in Tainan, Lugang Port ...

Taiwan HSR now offering discount 'winter warmer' travel packages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan High Speed Rail (HSR) announced today that it will collaborate with 19 luxury hotels to provide discount “winter warmer” domestic holiday packages for c...

Western Taiwan struck by 'unhealthy' air for second day in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Unsightly and "unhealthy" air quality continues to hover over western Taiwan for the second straight day, with 58 weather stations reporting harmful levels of air pol...

Free Admission: Taoyuan Iron Rose Music Festival to feature Jam Hsiao & Bobby Chen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taoyuan City Government announced at a Nov. 2 press conference the bands and musicians who will perform in the largest musical event for Taoyuan this year, with such superst...

65,000 trainers attend opening day of Pokémon GO event in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 65,000 trainers (Pokémon GO players), including foreigners, attended the opening day of the Pokémon GO Safari Zone event yesterday (Nov. 1) in the ...

Taiwanese conservationists are 'so passionate:' Jane Goodall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – World renowned primatologist and anthropologist Dr Jane Goodall is currently on a short tour of Taiwan, where she sat down with Taiwan News on Oct. 31 to discuss conservat...

Pokémon GO event launches in Tainan, Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A five-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone event kicked off in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan at 10:30 a.m. this morning. According to an announcement by...

Pokémon GO event coming to Tainan, Taiwan tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Pokémon GO Safari Zone event is going to be held in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan tomorrow (Nov. 1), announced the Pokémon GO Live website on ...

5 ways Taiwan can increase international tourism without building theme parks and casinos

Earlier this week, it was reported that an advisor to the Taiwan travel agency association has suggested that Taiwan needs to open more theme parks and casinos to attract more international ...

Riding Taiwan’s newest transport link: the TRA Kaohsiung City Network

Kaohsiung is fast becoming one of the best-connected cities in Taiwan. It’s two-line MRT network connects the city center with both Zuoying HSR station, Kaohsiung Airport, and the city’s b...

Pokémon GO event coming to Tainan, Taiwan next month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Pokémon GO Safari Zone is going to be held in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan in early November, announced the Pokémon GO Live website on Sept. ...

Taiwan’s Top 10 Airbnbs

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Staying in a hotel in Taiwan can be surprisingly expensive. This, at least in part, explains the recent boom in B&Bs across the country, but these days, the best of thes...

Taiwan rail revisions to be announced in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA, 臺灣鐵路管理局) will review its timetable, with an expected 200 to 300 changes to be announced in October in a bid to improve service, re...

HSR extension should reach Hualien, eastern Taiwan: minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Minister of Transport and Communications, Wu Hong-mo (吳宏謀) said that Taiwan's plans for a High Speed Rail (HSR) extension to Pingtung City (屏東市) should go even further...