Taipei, New Taipei, and Keelung cleared of coronavirus risks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As more passengers on the Diamond Princess international cruise liner are diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CE...

Passengers on Taiwan cruise ship test negative for coronavirus

Update : 2020-02-08 21:16 At around 9 p.m. on Saturday, Chen announced that all passengers on the SuperStar Aquarius had tested negative for the coronavirus. He said that the Taiwanese aboard are c...

Taiwan bans cruise liners as coronavirus spreads

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — International cruise ships will be banned from docking in Taiwan due to novel coronavirus fears, said Taiwan’s health authorities on Thursday (Feb. 6). The announ...

Taiwan public gets glimpse of world's longest-serving submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Saturday (Sept. 28), the Taiwan Navy held a public display of the Keelung naval base, showcasing some of the navy’s ships, including the 75-year-old Guppy II-clas...

U.S. research vessel to depart for Palau after 12 days in Taiwan

U.S. naval research vessel Sally Ride will depart for Palau Monday to conduct oceanographic research after a 12-day port call in northern Taiwan for replenishment of supplies and replacement of instru...

Visit of US research ship not related to F-16V deal: AIT

Taipei (CNA) A port call by U.S. naval research vessel Sally Ride to Taiwan is unrelated to the F-16V sale recently notified by the Trump administration to U.S. Congress, according to the American Ins...

US naval research vessel visits Keelung for science project

Taipei (CNA) A United States naval research vessel arrived in Taiwan for the first time on Thursday to conduct a joint science project with one of the nation's top universities, according to the M...

Taiwanese macaque monkey runs amok in Keelung government building

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A city government building in Keelung City had an unexpected and unruly guest on Friday morning (May 24), when an ill-tempered macaque monkey somehow made its way to the c...

Free guided tours to explore charming village on Taiwan’s Matsu Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Matsu National Scenic Area Administration (MNSAA) has organized a series of guided tours in April for individual travelers to visit the most celebrated attraction on Taiwa...

Taiwan’s ‘watching Dongyin from the sea’ activity set to sail from April 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Sightseeing voyages to “watch Dongyin from the sea” will set sail from April 1, Dongyin Township Office said on Wednesday (March 27). Dongyin Island is part of T...

Chinese cyclist riding on Taiwan’s motorway driven to safety by police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese cyclist who found himself in a tight spot on Sunday (Feb. 10) after starting his round-the-island cycling trip the wrong way by getting on a motorway was driven ...

Cruise liner 'Amsterdam' makes first visit to Keelung in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Around noon on Nov. 1, the “Amsterdam” cruise liner made its first port call in Taiwan’s Keelung, where it will remain until 6:00 p.m. on Nov. 2 as trave...

German experts propose turning unused nuclear plant in Taiwan into a ‘theme park’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – German experts in nuclear power suggested that Taiwan can consider giving a new lease of life to the Lungmen Nuclear Power Plant (龍門核電廠), better known as the Fourth Nuclea...

Taiwan’s Keelung Islet reopens for sightseeing by the end of September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Having closed three years for innovation after heavy damage by typhoons, Taiwan's northern Keelung Islet is set to open for tourists visiting without having to pay env...

Photo of the Day: Northern Taiwan's Keelung Islet looks like shark

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the city of Keelung prepares to reopen Keelung Islet to tourists in July, it has released an aerial photo of the island that makes it appear to look like a shark, reported C...