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...

Taiwan’s Hsinchu City improving 27 km waterfront with signposts, street lights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A project to improve 27 km of the waterfront area in Hsinchu City is now underway, the City Marketing Department confirmed on Monday (June 10). The project is being funded ...

AIT: Taiwan is a 'super-innovator' in technology, digital economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) published a Facebook post Thursday describing Taiwan as a “fellow super-innovator.” The message states Taiwan and the...

Taiwan's Hsinchu and Taoyuan cities offer generous travel subsidies of their own

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the travel subsidies offered by Taiwan’s Tourism will expire at the end of January, Hsinchu and Taoyuan city governments have decided to offer generous travel sub...

Battle Pro Taiwan street dance competition to take place in Hsinchu City on Jan 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A street dance competition will take place at Hsinchu Train Station Plaza on Jan. 27, and the wining team will receive total sponsorship for representing Taiwan to compete...

Hsinchu retains title of Taiwan's happiest city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Hsinchu retained the title of Taiwan's happiest city for the third year in a row, according to a survey released yesterday. The survey, implemented jointly by Economic Da...

DPP's Lin Chih-chien wins reelection in Hsinchu City

Incumbent Hsinchu Mayor Lin Chih-chien (林智堅) of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) declared victory in Saturday's local elections, winning reelection with a sizeable majority over his o...

Green Grass Lake Park in Taiwan’s Hsinchu City inaugurated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Hsinchu City inaugurated Green Grass Lake Park on Tuesday, making the site a better place for tourists and citizens to enjoy the scenic lake and its surroundings, according ...

Detention Center closes, site to transform into park showcasing Japanese-era shrine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Hsinchu Detention Center (新竹收容所) for illegal migrants transferred its last seven occupants on Oct. 24, officially closing the site. The site located in North Dist...

Hsinchu City Govt: Now is best time to watch Black-winged Stilts in Hsinchu, northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Since the end of February this year, the Jincheng Lake (金城湖) in Hsinchu City has been alive with migratory birds, including thousands of Black-winged Stilts and five Black-f...