Taiwan President Tsai to visit Keelung Ghost Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen will visit the Keelung Ghost Festival and a number of tourist sites in Keelung City on Wednesday (Aug. 14), UDN reports. The Mayor of K...

Taiwan’s Keelung launches sightseeing bus service for cruise ship passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Keelung launched Taiwan’s first sightseeing bus service for cruise ship passengers on Tuesday (July 23), Keelung’s Department of Transportation and Tourism sai...

Keelung Harbor navy mega project enters construction stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Minister of Transportation and Communications Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍), and Minister of National Defense Yen The-fa (嚴德發) attended the groundbreak...

Taiwan Keelung mayor meets with senior US officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Keelung Mayor Lin Yu-chang (林右昌) on Tuesday met with senior United States officials to discuss the current state of affairs between Taiwan, China and the U.S., and said th...

Mayor of Taoyuan, Taiwan meets with US senators and congressmen in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the visits to the White House and the U.S. State and Defense Departments, Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) met with a number of U.S. senators and congress...

New Taiwan DPP chairman says party must start from scratch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Executive Yuan secretary-general Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) assumed his tenure as the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) chairman today (Jan. 9), saying the party must star...

Pro-Tsai candidate claims victory as new leader of Taiwan’s DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Secretary-General of the Executive Yuan Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) won the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) leadership election on Jan. 6 to become the next chairperson o...

Taiwan’s ruling DPP to choose new leader on January 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Democratic Progressive Party will choose a new leader on January 6 to succeed President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who resigned as chairwoman following the ruling party’s def...

Keelung Mayor Lin Yu-chang named as Taiwan ruling party's acting chair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Wednesday named current Keelung Mayor Lin Yu-chang (林右昌) as its acting chairman. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) resigned ...

Taiwan President travels to Kaohsiung to discuss election results

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In her first public appearance since last Saturday’s local elections, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) traveled to Kaohsiung Tuesday to discuss the aftermath of the Democratic...

Photo of the Day: Wet weather turns road into waterfall in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As torrential rains lashes northern Taiwan, Anle District (安樂區) in Keelung City (基隆市) saw significant flooding on Sept. 9. Lane 207 Xinxi Street, Anle District, in Keel...

Renowned Intl. Junior Chef Competition to be held in Keelung, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday Sept. 7, some of the future’s greatest chefs from across the world will be visiting Taiwan to participate in the final of the Jeunes Chefs Rôtisseurs...

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...

New Taipei’s independent decision to declare July 11 ‘a typhoon day off’ breaks a long-lasting consensus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—New Taipei City Government’s decision at 9 p.m. on Tuesday to declare Wednesday (July 11) to be a typhoon day off broke a tradition established among the three municip...

2580 people took to waves during sea swim in Northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 2580 people participated in the 11th annual Keelung Waimushan sea swim (基隆外木山海上長泳) in Keelung City (基隆市) today, reported CNA. The down stream event saw participants swi...