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Best spots in Taiwan to bring in the new year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If you still lack plans to celebrate New Year’s Eve, Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau has recommended several destinations to greet the arrival of 2022. In a press r...

DNA match for Vietnamese woman missing on Taiwan’s Green Tea Mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police have identified the body of a Vietnamese woman who went missing while mountain climbing in Yilan County by matching her DNA with her son, CNA reported. New Taipe...

Taiwan's Yilan shutters 16 tourist spots over COVID case surge fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The northeastern county of Yilan announced Thursday (May 13) the closure of its 16 scenic areas until June 8 and the suspension of 13 types of businesses due to the recent...

Woman fatally struck by train in northeast Taiwan, rail traffic halted

Update: 05/10 11:30 a.m. The pedestrian who perished when she was struck by a train has been identified as an 86-year-old surnamed Chen (陳), reported Liberty Times. Her son said she had told him sh...

Woman goes missing on Taiwan’s Sanjiaolun Peak

TAIPEI (Taiwan) — A 45-year-old Vietnamese woman has gone missing while on her way to Mt. Sanjiaolun in Jiaoxi Township, Yilan County, on Saturday morning (March 20), and the search for her is s...

Taiwan tracks down owner of unlicensed helicopter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Investigators tracked down the owner of an unregistered helicopter which was filmed landing in a residential area in New Taipei City last month and freed him on bail of NT...

Taiwan ranked No. 1 on Agoda 2020 travel wish list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been ranked number one among the top 10 most-searched destinations in the second half of 2020, according to Agoda, an online travel agency and metasearch engine...

81 sick after suspected food poisoning at hotel in N.E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A case of suspected food poisoning at Hotel Royal Chiaohsi’s (礁溪老爺酒店) buffet restaurant in Jiaoxi Township, Yilan County, has sickened 81 people, 41 of whom have sou...

Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau to step up virus prevention measures at Marian Hiking Trail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau will begin to take crowd control measures at the Marian Hiking Trail (聖母登山步道) in Jiaoxi Township, Yilan County for fear that the popular tra...

Hakka Tung Blossom Festival to kick off across Taiwan in April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Hakka Tung Blossom Festival (HTBF, 桐花祭) hosted by the Hakka Affairs Council (HAC) will kick off in April. Although the HAC has canceled a number of events as...

Hot spring hotel in NE Taiwan folds over coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 13-year-old hotel in downtown Jiaoxi, a popular hot spring town in Taiwan’s northeastern county of Yilan, closed for refurbishment on Sunday due to slow business c...

Crashed Black Hawk black box found in N. Taiwan as helicopters grounded

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) said at noon on Friday (Jan. 3) that the black box of a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter that crashed in the mountainous district of Wul...

Jiaoxi, Taiwan to open 'Hot Spring Night Market' in mid-December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's famous hot spring haven Jiaoxi Township is slated to open a new night market in mid-December. Jiaoxi Township, which is situated in northeastern Taiwan'...

Taiwan’s Jiao Xi Hot Spring Marathon begins accepting registration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Jiao Xi Hot Spring Marathon (礁溪溫泉馬拉松) has begun accepting registration from now until Sep. 16 or when the designated capacity is reached, according to the event&r...

Linmei Shipan Trail in NE Taiwan reopens to the public on July 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Linmei Shipan Trail (林美石磐步道) in Jiaoxi Township, Yilan County will reopen to the public on July 1, after it was closed for repair in early June, the Forestry Bureau’s Lou...