Taiwan Cabinet spokesperson, labor and culture ministers stay on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cabinet spokesperson Kolas Yotaka, Labor Minister Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春), and Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) will retain their positions in the new Cabinet led by inco...

Taiwan foreign, defense and China ministers to stay on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮), Defense Minister Yen De-fa (嚴德發), Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Chen Ming-tong (陳明通) and Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) ...

New Taiwan premier to keep old economics team: senior political source

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's new premier, Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), will be keeping on the economics and finance team from the previous Cabinet, but will make changes in other ministries and departments, ...

Former Taichung mayor to take over as Taiwan's minister of transportation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) said Friday he had accepted an offer to serve as the new minister of transportation and communications in the new Cabinet expected to b...

Taichung Harbor sport park in central Taiwan opens Dec 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taichung Harbor area sports park (台中港區運動公園) is currently holding a soft opening until Dec. 27, during which admission to the park is free, and will be officially open ...

Taiwan’s Taichung mayor: Opening of Mitsui Outlet Park will attract more investments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The official opening of the Mitsui Outlet Park at Taichung Harbor on Dec. 12 heralds the coming of more investments along the city’s coastal area, Taichung Mayor Lin...

Japanese prefecture hosts manga contest just for Taiwanese artists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The local government of a Japanese prefecture has launched a manga contest that is limited exclusively to Taiwanese artists. The manga competition is the result of an a...

KMT Taichung mayoral candidate declares victory in Taiwan's local elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕), the Kuomintang (KMT) candidate for mayor of Taichung, declared victory at 8:25 p.m., Nov. 24, after winning 56.57 percent of the votes collected from 87 perc...

Taiwan’s Taichung Railway Cultural Park to feature rail-themed hotel, steam locomotive exhibit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the completion of railway track elevation for Taichung Railway Station, a cultural park will be created at the site celebrating the railway culture of the city in cen...

First circular building in Taiwan unveiled at Taichung Flora Expo

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — The Holland Pavilion, the first circular building in Taiwan and a tangible symbol of Taiwan-Netherlands cooperation, was officially unveiled at the Taichung World Flora ...

Taiwan issues commemorative stamps for Taichung World Flora Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the Taichung World Flora Expo just around the corner, Chunghwa Post on Oct. 31 issued two commemorative stamp sets to mark the event. The international floral...

Artworks of 4 museums from Taiwan, Japan on display in Taichung

TAIPEI (CNA) -- An exhibition of select artworks from collections of four museums in Taiwan and Japan opened Saturday in Taichung, as a prelude to the 2018 Taichung World Flora Exposition to be held f...

Taichung to allocate NT$100 million for Int’l NGO Center based in Central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung City Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) said Friday the city government will allocate NT$100 million to renovate the historic Guang Fu Village in Wufeng District...

 ‘Jadeite Cabbage’ from National Palace Museum to be exhibited at Taichung Flora Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Visitors to the upcoming 2018 Taichung World Flora Exposition will be able to see the “Jadeite Cabbage” (翠玉白菜)—arguably the most popular attraction in th...

Taiwan’s new Taichung – Penghu ferry on trial, open to public in April 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After an eight year hiatus, the Taichung – Penghu sea route should re-open to the public in April 2019, in a bid to foster greater tourism. The ferry is expected ...