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Roam Around the "Salt Universe" in Southwest Coast of Taiwan - 2022 SALT SCULPTURE ART FESTIVAL

TAINAN, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 29 July 2022 - Organized by the Southwest Coast National Scenic Area Administration of the Tourism Bureau, M.O.T.C., R.O.C, the unique 2022 SALT SCULPTURE ART FESTIV...

The who and what on the DPP factions vying to shape Taiwan's future

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — With martial law still in force, on September 28, 1986 a loose grouping of 132 people previously referred to as the “Tangwai” (黨外, literally “outside t...

Taiwan poll sees DPP lead in 4 out of 6 special municipalities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) holds a massive lead over his challenger, but in four of the other five special municipalities the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)...

Spanish representative to Taiwan meets with Tainan mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eduardo Euba, director of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan, on Wednesday (June 22) met with Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) while on a trip to the southern city....

Photo of the Day: Zombies spotted in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — These haunting images of gliding ghouls spooked Taiwanese netizens on Sunday (June 12). The photos were posted that evening by the Tainan Art Museum to promote the upco...

Taiwan’s Tainan launches cloud-based system with AI for COVID diagnosis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan City Government has launched the “Tainan Joint Care Cloud” system so those in quarantine can get a rapid test COVID-19 diagnosis and report their health...

Taiwan finds alternate pineapple export markets to avoid dependence on China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan exported 9,805 tons of pineapples between January and March, an increase of 12.2% year over year, proving that the country has successfully found other markets for ...

Will Hou Yu-ih be Taiwan's president in 2024?

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Every few days a question comes up about the 2024 presidential race. The question takes one of a handful of forms, generally a variation on “can anyone beat the DP...

Taiwan’s KMT names candidate for Tainan mayoral election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) on Wednesday (March 23) named Tainan City Councilor Hsieh Lung-chieh (謝龍介) to run for mayor, where the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has ruled fo...

Taiwan's Tainan renames section of road after 228 Massacre victim

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) on Tuesday (March 13) declared that the first 100-meter section of Zhongzheng Road in Zhongxi District would be renamed Dezhang Avenue in ...

Taiwan No.1 to world's best: NCKU to expand ship testing tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) held a groundbreaking ceremony for the “national-level ship testing tank” on Friday (Feb. 25), an event attended by gover...

Yuejin Lantern Festival in south Taiwan boasts 5 light exhibitions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) encouraged the public to visit the 2022 Yuejin Lantern Festival, which he described in a press release as an event “full of cultural...

Taiwan’s Tainan to give away new condos in shopping festival lottery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the value of transactions registered in the Tainan Shopping Festival surpasses NT$8.4 billion (US$303 million), Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) revealed details of the...

South Taiwan mayor blasts COVID case for not reporting wedding attendance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a press conference on Friday (Jan. 21), Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) condemned an individual who tested positive for COVID-19 for not reporting his travel history f...

Taiwan’s Tainan to celebrate LNY with specialties markets, festive events

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several Lunar New Year (LNY) events will be taking place across Tainan starting Saturday (Jan. 22), featuring specialty foods, live performances, and free giveaways. In...