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Taiwan water park to offer 78% discount during reopening event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As summer approaches, Taiwan’s largest water park, Lihpao Resort’s Mala Bay, has announced it will reopen on April 30 and offer NT$199 (US$6.81) tickets as par...

Heavy traffic expected on Taiwan highways on third day of Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Travelers heading up north on Taiwan’s freeways Thursday (Feb. 3) should start their journey in the morning, while those heading south should wait until the afternoo...

Top New Year's Eve countdown parties across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With over a dozen New Year's Eve countdown parties planned across Taiwan, the following are some noteworthy events taking place in major cities. Taipei Taipei 10...

Taiwan turns to Matsu for drought relief

Irrigation authorities in Taiwan are turning to Matsu on Sunday (March 7) for help to resolve the nation's drought, teaming up with Dajia Jenn Lann Temple in Taichung City, to pray to the deity fo...

Three people go on trial for 2017 Barcelona terror attacks

MADRID (AP) — Three people went on trial Tuesday for their alleged roles in terror attacks in and near Barcelona that killed 16 people and injured some 140 in 2017. The three, Driss...

Barcelona attack 2017: Suspected accomplices go on trial

The trial of three suspected Islamist militants accused of helping the perpetrators of a double jihadist attack in 2017 began on Tuesday at Spain’s National Court in San Fernando de Henares near...

Photo of the Day: Dapper Taiwanese oldsters sport 'latest' in fashion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An octogenarian couple became the talk of Taiwan this week after photos of them wearing ensembles of discarded clothes from their customers went viral on social media. ...

Video shows 20 people trapped on roller coaster in C. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Sunday (July 12) showing 20 people trapped on malfunctioning roller coaster ride in central Taiwan that day. At 2:17 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, 20 pass...

Drones fall from sky during Taiwan Lantern Festival performance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Forty-eight drones fell from the sky during a performance at the Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung on Saturday night (Feb. 22), causing plenty of damage to the machines ...

800 drones to open 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fleet of 800 drones will light up the sky above the Taiwan Lantern Festival’s Houli Horse Ranch Park main exhibition area, in Taichung on Saturday (Feb. 8), accord...

Over 350 performances scheduled for 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 350 performances by well-known Taiwanese and overseas groups will be held at the 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung from Feb. 8–23, according to a pr...

Filipino OFW shoots video showing 63 scenic sites in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino migrant worker vlogger has created a video documenting his travels to 63 scenic spots across Taiwan over the course of a year. Marc Peter Uy, 25, hails from ...

Micron gets green light for NT$66 billion investment in Taiwan plant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After announcing on Monday (Aug. 26) that it was building a new plant coded A3, U.S.-based dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip maker Micron Technology Inc. today (Aug. 28)...

Micron's Taichung plant in central Taiwan expected to be ready in 2020 Q4

Micron Memory Taiwan Co., a subsidiary of U.S.-based dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip maker Micron Technology Inc., said Monday that construction of a new plant coded A3 is scheduled to be com...

2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival poster revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Tourism Bureau has revealed the poster for the 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival, which is designed around the theme of a fantasy forest. The event poster was d...