Taiwan's Tainan lists sites where annular solar eclipse can be observed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan in southwestern Taiwan is offering a list of sites in the city where people can observe the annular solar eclipse on June 21, which will not be visible again until ...

Chromium pollutants found in Taiwanese farms, labeled as safe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The legislator Lin Shu-fen (林淑芬) held a press conference with several environmental nonprofits on April 1, accusing Tainan City government of allowing corn-harvesting even...

Venue of Taiwan Int’l Orchid Show safe to visit during coronavirus outbreak: Tainan mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-cher (黃偉哲) on Tuesday encouraged the public to take a break from worrying about COVID-19 by visiting this year’s Taiwan International Orchid Sh...

Xinhua in S. Taiwan officially recognized as 'classic' town

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan City's Xinhua District has been selected as one of “Taiwan’s 30 classic towns” for 2020, according to a Tainan City Government press release o...

Man who planted suspected bomb at Taiwan KMT office nabbed after gunfight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A man suspected of planting an explosive device at a Kuomintang (KMT) office in Tainan was caught alive after a massive gunfight in Kaohsiung early Saturday (December 14) ...

Lin Chi-ling's wedding boosts tourism in Taiwan's old capital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sunday's wedding between Taiwan's favorite supermodel, Lin Chi-ling (林志玲) and Japanese boy band member Akira in Tainan, the hometown of Lin’s parents, booste...

Taiwan's Tainan promotes two small towns with photography contest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tainan City Government is holding a photography contest to promote the city’s Houbi (後壁區) and Yanshui (鹽水區) districts, which are among the 40 winners of Taiwan Touri...

Thief harvests other farmers’ paddies in SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Imagine how you would feel if you had the satisfaction of seeing beautiful and ripe grains of rice on your ripened paddy fields one night, and then woke up in the morning to se...

Heavy flooding shifts to central, southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) observed that as rainfall in northern Taiwan is starting to diminish this afternoon (May 20), it has started to increase rapidly in southern an...

Taiwan spring tour subsidy for Tainan boasts additional benefits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The “Tainan Spring Tour Subsidy” program for Taiwan nationals will be rolled out in May and June, sponsored by Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau. The incentive ap...

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 southern T...

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 the organizer,...

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 Sept. 30. ...

Train crashes into car: Fatal accident in southern Tainan delays 7,000 passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A tragic train-on-car collision in southern Taiwan on Sunday morning left the car driver dead and 28 trains and 7,180 passengers delayed, according to Taiwan Railways Admini...

Taiwan Railways Administration showcases its 16 most attractive train stations in light boxes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) has selected 16 most attractive train stations in Taiwan and showcases their images of in the light boxes along the corridor between Taipei M...