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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...

Hsinchu kicks off the 2017 International Kite Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- The 2017 Hsinchu City International Kite Festival is being held from Aug 26-27 at Hsinchu Port Kite Field, where countries from Europe, America and Asia are showing off their ...

Hsinchu City welcomes International Kite Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- Hsinchu City is ready to celebrate the 2017 International Kite Festival, which will be held from Aug 26-27 at Nanliao Harbor (南寮漁港), and will be hosted by the Hsinchu City Gov...

Stateless child in Taiwan adopted by European couple

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A three-year-old child, who was abandoned by her Indonesian mother in Taiwan's northern city of Hsinchu, was adopted by an European family and is now having a new life...

Free hot air balloon flights offered at Hsinchu festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This year's annual hot air balloon festival at the Qingqing Grasslands (青青草原) in Hsinchu will include four balloons which will offer free rides to 550 members of the public...

74-year-old Italian nun granted Taiwanese citizenship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Italian nun was granted Taiwanese citizenship and a Taiwanese ID card on June 19, over 50 years after she arrived in the country. At the age of 22, Sister Maristella Pi...

Hsinchu City in northern Taiwan adds four YouBike stations on Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan)—Four new stations joined the service of the YouBike system in the northern Taiwanese city of Hsinchu, the city government announced on Thursday. The new four additions a...