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...

‘Jiahou Line Bikeway’ in central Taiwan inaugurated on Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 35.2 km “Jiahou Line Bikeway” (甲后線自行車道) system in Taichung City was inaugurated on Monday, Central News Agency (CNA) reported. The Jiahou Line Bikeway c...

Tire fire paints skies over Central Taiwan district black

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Residents of the Taichung City District of Houli received a nasty scare Tuesday (May 7) as the skies turned black due to burning tires. The operator of a storage place ...

New Zealand group to perform war dance for Taiwan Flora Expo finale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the 173-day Flora Expo in Taichung draws to a close, New Zealand’s Maimoa Music─Te Wehi Haka is scheduled to perform a traditional Māori dance, the haka, for the expo&...

Army base in central Taiwan open to civilians on March 30 with performances

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hsinshe Army Aviation Base (龍翔營區) in Taichung City will be open to visits from civilians on March 30, with a slew of performances to entertain visitors, according to a news rel...

7 districts in Taichung, Taiwan exposed to 8 cancerous air pollutants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A study of air pollution in Taichung City has found that seven districts contain unacceptable levels of PM2.5 and eight first-level airborne carcinogens, reported SETN. On S...

Hou-Feng Bikeway in Taichung, Taiwan offers nostalgic vistas and unique riding experience

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hou-Feng Bikeway (后豐鐵馬道) is listed by Taichung’s Tourism and Travel Bureau as one of the top three most widely favored bikeways in Taichung City, and it is easy to s...

Taichung and Hsinchu selected as Taiwan Lantern Festival sites for 2020 and 2021, respectively

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taichung City and Hsinchu City have been selected as the Taiwan Lantern Festival sites for 2020 and 2021, respectively, Taiwan Tourism Bureau said in a news release on Jan...

Netherlands to seek further collaboration with Taiwan on circular economy

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — For the year of 2019, the Dutch representative office in Taiwan anticipates further collaboration with both Taiwan’s central and municipal governments on the field...