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An Urban Cultural Renaissance — Revitalizing Old Taichung

In recent years the old quarter of downtown Taichung City has seen a wave of restorations of old buildings, the reopening of the Central Bookstore, and the opening of Taiwan Connection 1908, seemingly...

Japan supportive of Taiwan's ascension in CPTPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan is eager to welcome Taiwan into the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), newly appointed Japanese representative to Taiwan,...

Taiwan spends extra to attract tourists from Japan, South Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tourism Administration was present at the opening of a new shopping mall in Osaka after it announced it was spending an additional NT$100 million (US$3.07 million) to ...

Taiwan counts on trains, birds to shrink tourism deficit with Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Tourism Administration plans to redress the tourist imbalance with Japan by attracting birdwatchers and trainspotters, reports said Friday (Sept. 15). During Ja...

Taiwan calls for end to tourism deficit with Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a conference in Nagoya Friday (Sept. 8), Taiwan called on Japan to help end the imbalance in post-COVID travel between the two countries. During January to July, 2.5...

Taipei MRT adds Korean, Japanese to 21 stations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To accommodate the growing number of tourists arriving from South Korea and Japan, The Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) said Thursday (Aug. 24) it is providing Kore...

Vivian Hsu becomes new promoter of travel to Taipei from Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Renowned Taiwanese singer and actress Vivian Hsu (徐若瑄) assumed a new role as an official promoter of tourism in Taipei, specifically to appeal to tourists from Japan. T...

Taipei Airport MRT adds announcements in Japanese, Korean

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eight stations on the Taipei Airport Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line will add announcements in Japanese and Korean next week amid a revival of international tourism, reports...

Taipei Metro to add Korean to station announcements

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Passengers traveling on the Taipei MRT will start hearing broadcasts in Korean in late August as Taiwan sees an increasing number of tourists from South Korea. Station ...

Fun days at Taiwan's Jiufen Old Street

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Jiufen is a mountain enclave built around former gold mines and regularly tops the list of popular tourist attractions in northern Taiwan. This is due to its close prox...

Digital minister promotes Taiwan tourism in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Digital Minister Audrey Tang (唐鳳) appeared as the surprise guest at an event promoting travel to Taiwan in Tokyo on Friday (May 12). In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pa...

Japanese tourists turn to Taiwan police for currency exchange

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Japanese tourists traveling in Yilan on Saturday (Feb. 11) who ran out of Taiwan dollars got help from a police officer, who exchanged currency for them, so they could...

Taipei City Mayor Ko to end final term with visit to Okinawa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) will begin his final month in office with a three-day visit to Okinawa to promote tourism, reports said Tuesday (Nov. 29). Ko was firs...

The Boom of Tourism in Tainan has sparked discussions again - Tainan City Bureau of Tourism prepares for the recovery of Tourism in Tainan

“Someday or One Day” shooting site spotted in Tokyo subway stationTAINAN, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 3 October 2022 - At the end of 2019, the Taiwanese TV series "Someday or One Day" was broadcasted i...

Taiwan to open to group tours from Japan, South Korea, and SE Asia first

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Tourism Bureau is eyeing tourists from Japan, South Korea, and Southeast Asia as the first to visit the country when the country opens its borders in late Sep...