Centennial of historic Taiwanese Cultural Association celebrated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a tribute to the upcoming centennial of the establishment of Chiang Wei-shui's (蔣渭水) Taiwanese Cultural Association, a series of miniature drawings of Da An Hospita...

Historical site-turned-art museum to be new landmark in Taiwan’s Chiayi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new art museum in central Taiwan's Chiayi City is meeting the public next week, the latest chapter in the story of how a historical edifice was given a new lease of ...

Largest Japanese-style barn in central Taiwan to undergo facelift

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An historic barn in central Taiwan is embarking on a renovation project that will transform it into an art venue and a new landmark as a tourist attraction. Operated by...

New Taipei's Wulai Scenic Train welcomes record-breaking 600,000th passenger of 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Wulai Scenic Train in New Taipei, also known as Wulai Trolley, welcomed its 600,000th passenger on Saturday (Dec. 21) — a new record — according to a press...

Japanese-era buildings in central Taiwan to be restored

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Nantou County Government proposal to reconstruct historic buildings in Jiji Township that were erected during the Japanese colonial period to serve as offices for the ca...

Han erroneously claims Taiwan not bombed by US in WWII

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While campaigning in Taoyuan City on Friday (Nov. 1), Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) erroneously claimed that the U.S. had never attacked Taiwan ...

Three Taiwanese to sue Japan to receive original citizenship back

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three elderly Taiwanese men born under Japanese occupation want to sue Japan in an unprecedented move to get their original citizenship back, reports said Thursday (Octobe...

Photo of the Day: Moon over old Taichung Station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American blogger captured this photograph of a full moon above the old Taichung railway tation over the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday. Daniel Arreola, 34, who runs the food...

Guanziling Hot Spring Festival in southern Taiwan to begin Sept. 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2019 Guanziling Hot Spring Festival (關子嶺溫泉美食節) will begin on Sept. 21 and last through Oct. 20, focusing on hot springs, night festivals, bathrobes, and cuisine, the Tainan...

Taichung culture group works to preserve central Taiwan’s collective memory

TAICHUNG (Taiwan Today) -- Taichung is revitalizing its old downtown quarters created a century ago as a commercial and living space abutting the central Taiwan city’s former main station. In Oc...

Hop on cypress train to visit old sawmill in Taiwan’s Alishan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Alishan Forest Railway (阿里山林業鐵路) is offering visitors the one-of-a-kind experience of discovering the beauty of the island’s forests by riding on &ldq...

Old copper refinery to reopen as tourist attraction in New Taipei

A disused copper refinery in New Taipei City’s Ruifang District is set to become a tourist attraction under a public art project arranged by Taipei City-based Taiwan Power Co. Known locally a...

Taiwan Film Festival Berlin gets underway

The second Taiwan Film Festival Berlin kicked off May 5 in the German capital, spotlighting the vibrancy of the nation’s movie production sector through screenings of six innovative works. R...

Cultural businesses revitalize historic Taipei neighborhood

As Lunar New Year approaches, people begin to flock to an annual market in Dihua Street in the old Taipei City neighborhood of Dadaocheng. The atmosphere is festive as they shop for candies, spring co...

Google map lists National Taiwan Library as ‘Taipei China Library’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The director of the National Taiwan Library (國立台灣圖書館) has protested to Google Maps about its website listing his institution as “Taipei China Library”(中國台北圖書館), repo...