Taiwan’s Hualien organizes hot spring tours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s eastern county of Hualien has organized two, one-day hot spring-themed tours that will run from Nov. 22 to Dec. 21. They are part of the county’s 2...

Pacific Hot Spring and Float Carnival set for Hualien in E Taiwan

AIPEI (Taiwan News) – A carnival showcasing colorful stage performances from Japanese artists and a parade of floats along a 2-kilometer route will take place in Taiwan’s eastern city of H...

Filipino treated at Taiwan hospital for burns suffered on Liberian ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino man suffered serious burns on a Liberian freighter on Friday (Nov. 8) and was transported by the Taiwan Coast Guard to a hospital in the eastern part of the cou...

Injured Filipino on Liberian boat transported to Taiwan hospital

A Filipino marine engineer, who was injured aboard a Liberian-registered cargo vessel boat, was transported to a Taiwan hospital for treatment Friday, according to the Hualien coast guard which respon...

Taiwan east coast road wins landscape architects award in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Hualien County section of the No.9 highway won an excellence award from the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) Asia-Pacific region, reports said S...

Group tickets to E. Taiwan available for 3-month presale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced Saturday (Nov. 9) that group tickets for 10 train lines will be available for pre-booking beginning Tuesday (Nov. 12). ...

Another English teacher quits TutorABC over invasive 'one China' policy toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Another American English teacher has come forward to say that she has resigned from TutorABC because of its politically-charged "one China" regulations for staff...

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 ...

Big day-night temperature gap forecast in central, southern Taiwan

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has warned people in central and southern Taiwan of a wide day-night gap in temperatures as a northeasterly wind system continued to affect the country Tuesday. The...

Minimum temperatures to fall below 20 degrees in Taipei next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the weekend, minimum temperatures are likely to crash below 20 degrees Celsius in northern Taiwan to reach 18 degrees as northeasterly winds gain strength, CNA forec...

French filmmaker Tolt releases 'Don’t go to Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French film director Benjamin Martinie, who goes by the handle "Tolt," has created a travel video introducing Taiwan with the contrarian title "Don't go...

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocks NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck Yilan County at 7:28 a.m. this morning (Oct. 28), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 26.4...

StarLux to receive first Airbus aircraft

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newest Taiwanese airline to join the market, StarLux Airlines, is receiving one of its new Airbus A231neo aircraft on Friday (Oct.25) in a handover ceremony taking pla...

University in E. Taiwan launches agriculture program for Indonesian students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In line with the Taiwanese government's New Southbound Policy, Tzu Chi University in Hualien has partnered up with Sinar Mas, one of Asia's largest conglomerates, ...

Rural school in E. Taiwan celebrates 120th anniversary with murals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An elementary school in Taiwan’s eastern county of Hualien has recently completed some attractive murals to welcome its 120th anniversary next year, according to a C...