Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Construction of Kaohsiung Metro Yellow Line expected to begin by end of year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit Bureau said on Sunday (July 17) the basic design of the Kaohsiung Metro Yellow Line was approved by the central government’s Public Cons...

South Taiwan light rail pauses service for chicken on platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A train on the Kaohsiung Light Rail system had to pause when a chicken appeared on a station’s platform on Thursday morning (May 5), which also marked the first time...

Kaohsiung Metro to provide more frequent weekend services from Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung Metro will start to provide more frequent services on weekends and resume its midnight last train from Friday (Nov. 5), as passenger volume has climbed over the ...

Crowds gather for National Day fireworks in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Crowds massed at several viewing spots in Kaohsiung for Taiwan’s National Day fireworks, which began at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday (Oct. 10) at the city’s harbor. ...

MRT ridership in Kaohsiung drops sharply amid Taiwan's COVID outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ridership on the Kaohsiung Metro has declined sharply in recent weeks due to a surge in local COVID-19 infections and an increase in the number of people switching to remo...

Taiwanese police nab man who threatened New Year's Eve bloodshed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese police have arrested a man who posted on the country's largest internet forum that a string of organized massacres would take place at various New Year's...

Taipei, Kaohsiung MRTs call for unified mask wearing standards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Metro and Kaohsiung Metro are urging the central government to introduce unified mask-wearing standards across the mass rapid transit networks. Passengers riding...

Kaohsiung Metro partners with Japanese credit card company JCB for ticket-free travel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung Metro has signed an agreement with Japanese credit card company JCB, allowing customers of the payment service to swipe in and out of the metro system ticket-fre...

Taiwan’s Kaohsiung Center for the Arts touted as new cultural attraction in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts – Weiwuying – is joining the National Theater & Concert Hall in Taipei and the National Taichung Theater as the ...