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Taiwanese man calls Indian 'Black man' for not wearing mask while drinking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indian man is pressing charges after a Taiwanese man allegedly hurled racial slurs at him for not wearing a mask as he drank coffee in a Hsinchu coffee shop. At 2:40...

Free entry at south Taiwan’s Shoushan Zoo until March

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Shoushan Zoo (壽山動物園) in Gushan District, Kaohsiung, is Taiwan's second biggest zoo and has extended free entry until March. To encourage domestic travel and ...

Mayor of Taiwan's Hsinchu promotes city attractions to LNY visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsinchu Mayor Lin Chih-chien (林智堅) recommended attractions to those planning to visit the city during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday on Monday (Feb. 8). In a press...

Kaohsiung mayor plans renovation for Taiwan's second-largest zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) said Sunday (Oct. 4) that the city has plans to renovate the outmoded Shou Shan Zoo and transform it into a friendlier environment for a...

Zoos from Taiwan and Japan forge sisterhood ties

Hsinchu Zoo in northern Taiwan and Tobu Zoo in Japan's Saitama Prefecture established sisterhood relations Tuesday to build cooperation on the care and protection of animals. At the signing cer...

Orangutan dies after fall at newly reopened Taiwan zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An orangutan died after a fall at the newly reopened Hsinchu Zoo, reports said Friday (Jan. 10). The site, originally built in 1936 as Taiwan’s first zoo, opened ...

Taiwan’s Hsinchu announces transport for reopened zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsinchu City Government has announced its public transport measures for Dec. 28-29, when Hsinchu Zoo reopens after a two-year makeover. The city’s Department of T...

Newly revamped zoo in N Taiwan to open Dec. 28

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newly revamped Hsinchu Zoo will open on Dec. 28 after being closed for refurbishment for more than two years. The Hsinchu City Government announced the reopening of...

Taiwan’s Hsinchu Zoo expected to reopen at year's end after closing two years ago

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hsinchu Zoo is expected to reopen at year's end after it was closed for refurbishment two years ago, Central News Agency (CNA) reported on Aug. 15. Built in 1936, H...

Southern Branch of Taiwan's National Palace Museum launches summer art events for families

CHIAYI (Taiwan News) — The Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum (SBNPM) is hosting a series of free events in the “Summer Family Art Months” from July to September 1. SBN...