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Mayor of Taiwan's Hsinchu recommends 3 cherry blossom destinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsinchu Mayor Lin Chih-chien (林智堅) recommended three destinations in the city for viewing cherry blossoms during the flower season in a press release on Sunday (Feb. 21). ...

Mayor of Taiwan's Hsinchu promotes city attractions to LNY visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsinchu Mayor Lin Chih-chien (林智堅) recommended attractions to those planning to visit the city during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday on Monday (Feb. 8). In a press...

North Taiwan city pulls out of trial run for electronic ID card

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsinchu City will not take part in a pilot project to distribute new electronic identity cards (eID) on a limited scale in January due to safety concerns, the mayor confir...

Taiwan’s Hsinchu to connect coastline with Miaoli County by bikeway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsinchu Mayor Lin Chih-chien (林智堅) announced on Sunday (Dec. 7) that the city government will spend NT$25 million (US$833,333) to finish building a 1.2-kilometer bikeway c...

2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival celebrates iconic Hsinchu traits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The main lantern for the 2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival will be a tribute to the host city of Hsinchu — the City of Wind. Unveiled on Monday (Dec. 7), the lantern i...

[Video update] Girl with kite swept into sky by gust of wind in northern Taiwan

[Last update: August 31 16:13] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A three-year-old girl was pulled violently into the sky by a large kite after a strong gust hit Hsinchu's Nanliao Harbor on Sunday (A...

Video shows moment Taiwanese girl yanked into sky by kite

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video on Sunday (Aug. 30) has surfaced showing both the moments before and during a terrifying incident in which a toddler was yanked into the air by a kite. On Sunday,...

Taiwan's luckiest baby to be supplied new car, free meatballs for 45 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All expecting mothers in Hsinchu City ought to wish they give birth to the city's 450,000th resident, as the city government has announced some generous gifts for the ...

Bridges along Hsinchu 17 km coastal bike path in N. Taiwan to be made safer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Six truss bridges along the Hsinchu 17 km Coastline Bike Path will be either reinforced or tested for their structural reliability to ensure their safety, starting at the ...

Newly revamped zoo in N Taiwan to open Dec. 28

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newly revamped Hsinchu Zoo will open on Dec. 28 after being closed for refurbishment for more than two years. The Hsinchu City Government announced the reopening of...

Project to renovate military dependents’ village in N. Taiwan continues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The second stage of a project to renovate houses in the “Generals’ Village,” listed as Hsinchu City’s historic buildings, has been underway, accord...

Slovak governor visits Taiwanese city of Hsinchu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The governor of the province of Trnava in Slovakia visited Hsinchu City Thursday, expressing the hope for economic cooperation between the two areas. Jozef Viskupic sai...

Hsinchu City Marathon to feature coastal and riverside scenery in Feb. 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The fifth annual Hsinchu City Marathon (新竹市城市馬拉松) is scheduled to take place on Feb. 23, 2020 and feature historic sites as well as coastal and riverside scenery along the...

Let the good times roll at Taiwan Beer Music Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first "Taiwan Beer Music Festival” (台啤音樂節) will take place at Hsinchu Fishman’s Wharf, Hsinchu Fishing Port, on Sept. 7, the Industrial Development &a...

Taiwan’s Hsinchu Zoo expected to reopen at year's end after closing two years ago

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hsinchu Zoo is expected to reopen at year's end after it was closed for refurbishment two years ago, Central News Agency (CNA) reported on Aug. 15. Built in 1936, H...