Taiwan's National Day fireworks display shatters records in Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The fireworks display for Taiwan's National Day held in Hualien yesterday set the record for the longest and largest display in the history of the annual pyrotechnic e...

Magnitude-4.2 quake hits Taiwan east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude-4.2 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan’s Hualien County Saturday afternoon, but no damages or casualties were immediately reported. The epicenter was lo...

Philippines office in Taiwan launches app and connection service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Philippines’ representative office in Taiwan has launched an app to improve connections with and between Filipino citizens on the island, the Central News Agency...

Chinese journalist denied entry to Taiwan due to fake reports: MAC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s top office handling cross-strait affairs, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), explained Wednesday that a Chinese reporter had been denied entry to Taiwan du...

Jeremy Lin intimately discusses career in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — NBA basketball player Jeremy Lin hosted a sharing symposium titled "Never Done" (永不止息) on the evening of June 2 in Hualien as part of the star's 7-day t...

TRA announces ticket exchange program with Japanese railway 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) and the Shinano Railway Co., Ltd. announced a ticket exchange program today between the two railways to boost tourism. Beginnin...

Haitian Minister, French Senator visit Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced April 29 that the Haitian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chancellor Antonio Rodrigue and French Senator, Alain Richard, ...

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake rattles southeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.5 earthquake shook southeastern Taiwan's Taitung County at 1:55 p.m. this afternoon (April 27), reported the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of...

Magnitude 4.1 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.1 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 10:46 a.m. today (April 19), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the qua...

Taiwan's Taitung hot air balloon festival fires up on June 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Eastern Taiwan's 2018 Taitung International Balloon Festival will take off on June 30 in Luye Township and will be extended an extra week to last a tota...

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolts southeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.7 earthquake rocked southeastern Taiwan's Taitung County tonight (April 16) at 9:48 p.m., according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).  The epicente...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau releases 'Meet Colors! Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese actress and model, Masami Nagasawa (長澤雅美), stars in a promotional Taiwan travel video titled “Meet Colors! Taiwan” released by the Taiwan Tourism Bure...

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake rattles southwestern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.0 earthquake shook southwestern Taiwan's Chiayi County last night (April 15) at 10 p.m. last night, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).  ...

U.S. representative in Taiwan promotes travel to quake-hit region

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – American Institute in Taiwan Director Kin Moy (梅健華) posted a picture of himself in Hualien on Facebook Wednesday in an effort to promote tourism in the region following it...

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake rattles central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.3 earthquake jolted central Taiwan's Nantou County at 12:02 a.m. Monday morning (April 2), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).  The epicent...