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Chiang Kai-shek's secret escape tunnel in Taipei opens to public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A secret underground tunnel built to evacuate Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek (蒋介石) in the event of an emergency was revealed to the public Thursday (March 25) for the first...

Feast your eyes on indescribable beauty of Taoyuan Daxi’s old district in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Daxi District, Taoyuan City is the only town in Taiwan where you can see a grand traditional Chinese courtyard house, an old street lined with houses with magnificent Baroque-sty...

Japanese Shinto shrine vandalized in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A historic Japanese Shinto shrine in Taipei has been vandalized and one of its Komainu (lion-dog, 狛犬) statues was stolen on Monday, in an apparent repeat of a recent pattern of...