‘Jadeite Cabbage’ from National Palace Museum to be exhibited at Taichung Flora Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Visitors to the upcoming 2018 Taichung World Flora Exposition will be able to see the “Jadeite Cabbage” (翠玉白菜)—arguably the most popular attraction in th...

Taiwan’s Taichung World Flora Exposition to feature Atayal textile arts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Yuma Taru (尤瑪‧達陸), an artist of the Atayal indigenous group in Taiwan, has been invited to hold an exhibition of the traditional textile arts of Atayal people at the Houli...

Taichung to construct park ahead of Flora Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In preparation for the 2018 Taichung World Flora Exposition this Nov., the Taichung City Government announced today plans for the Houli Forest Park. The park will featu...

Taichung Flora Exposition to present Taiwan's longest paper cutting-inspired artwork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese paper cutting artist Yang Shih-yi (楊士毅) is going to create the nation’s longest paper cutting-inspired art installation made from a thin shield of iron for...

Freeways jammed as travelers return from Tomb Sweeping Holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to the Freeway Bureau under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications , there are still a lot of vehicles traveling up-north on the freeways as of 6 p.m....

Taiwan Rail Bike debuts in Miaoli

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Miaoli County Government and the Culture and Tourism Bureau held a press conference Thursday to unveil the Rail Bike project. The Rail Bike will first be tested in ...

Listen to the voice of flowers at the flower carpet festival in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The 2017 Taichung International Flower Carpet Festival will take place in Houli District of Taichung City from December 23, 2017 to January 7, 2018 as a warm-up event for the 201...

Less is more: Fewer Taipei 101 fireworks, but longer display

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The amount of fireworks launched from Taipei 101 at its New Year's Eve display this year will be reduced due to pollution concerns, however the pyrotechnic display will be ...

Top New Year's Eve fireworks displays in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The following is a list of the major New Year's Eve public fireworks displays that will be taking place throughout Taiwan to ring in 2018. Northern Taiwan Taipei ...

Lily festival kicks off in Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Five Ukrainian dancers pose at the opening of a lily festival in Chung-she Flower Garden in Taichung's Houli District, yesterday (Nov. 7), reported CNA. The festival fe...

The Latest: Spain conditionally releases attacks suspect

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Spain attacks investigation (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Spain's National Court says that one of the four suspects in deadly attacks las...

Spain: Police identify 2nd suspect killed in Alcanar blast

MADRID (AP) — Catalan police have identified the body of the second suspect killed in a blast at the house where the cell that carried out the attacks in and near Barcelona was preparing bombs. ...

A timeline of deadly attacks in Spain that left 15 dead

MADRID (AP) — Spanish investigators have accumulated a growing number of details about an extremist cell that killed 15 people in and near Barcelona. A timeline of how the attacks an...

The Latest: Spain attack car 'flagged for speeding' in Paris

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on news relating to the Spanish attacks (all times local): 10 a.m. French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb has confirmed reports that an Au...

4 suspects in Barcelona attacks to testify in court

MADRID (AP) — Four men arrested last week for their alleged involvement in the planning or execution of attacks in and near Barcelona that killed 15 people are testifying in Spain's National Court bef...