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SCMP compares Pelosi's Taiwan trip to Pearl Harbor attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An opinion piece published in the SCMP on Tuesday (Aug. 9) compared the visit of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The SCMP, which...

'Top haunted house' in north Taiwan hosts photo exhibit, attracts long queues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Once known as one of the top 10 most haunted places in Taiwan, a heritage building site in Keelung was recently converted into a historical photo exhibition venue that onl...

Embattled Star Cruises has only one ship left in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the Taiwan branch of Hong Kong-based Star Cruises announced it was laying off 28 employees, the company has only one ship left at a Taiwan port, reports said Thursda...

Top New Year's Eve countdown parties across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With over a dozen New Year's Eve countdown parties planned across Taiwan, the following are some noteworthy events taking place in major cities. Taipei Taipei 10...

Cruise ship Explorer Dream to set sail next month after extended pandemic hiatus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Transport Wang Kuo-tsai (王國材) revealed on Monday (Dec. 13) that the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has approved a plan for the cruise vessel Explorer D...

Taiwan’s Penghu marks beginning of tourism season

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The arrival of the cruise ship Explorer Dream off the coast of Penghu’s Magong City on Monday (March 8) signaled the beginning of this year's tourism season for ...

Taiwan's traditional shipbuilding expert shares story of 'Free China' junk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s foremost expert on traditional Ming (1368-1644) and Qing dynasty (1644-1912) ships recently shared the story of the “Free China” (自由中國號) junk wi...

Taiwan’s Kinmen poised to reap economic benefits from cruises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong-based Genting Cruise Lines said on Monday (Feb. 23) that the company will arrange 34 cruises to Taiwan’s outlying island county of Kinmen this year, with t...

Taiwanese passengers praise island-hopping cruise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Passengers of Taiwan's first island-hopping cruise returned to Keelung Harbor on Wednesday (July 29) after a four-day and three-night voyage to the islands of Pengu an...

Taiwan's island-hopping cruise sets sail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's first island-hopping cruise set sail from Keelung Harbor at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday (July 26) for a four-day cruise to the islands of Penghu and Matsu. Hong-Ko...

Coca-Cola launches four Taiwan-themed bottles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four new Coke bottles specifically designed for Taiwanese consumers are now available for purchase. The Coca-Cola Company has worked with celebrated graphic art designe...

3 Thai migrant workers drown off coast of New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven workers fell into the frigid waters off New Taipei City on Sunday (Dec. 1) after the caisson they had been standing on submerged, with three Thai nationals losing th...

Heping Island in N. Taiwan likely site for indigenous submarine project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan’s domestic submarine project moves forward with a completed prototype expected as early as 2024, new reports suggest that northern Taiwan's Heping Isla...

Taiwan Navy to show off ‘granddad’ of submarines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The public will have the opportunity to visit what the Navy calls the ‘granddad’ of submarines , the oldest still working submarine in the world, in Keelung Sa...

Amazing time-lapse video shows awesome beauty of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A year after releasing an amazing time-lapse video of several gorgeous places in Taiwan, a Danish photographer on Thursday (July 4) uploaded a sequel video as his "gift to...