Passengers of coronavirus-stricken cruise ship visited Taipei 101, other tourist spots: CDC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of coronavirus cases on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan continues to climb, Taiwanese authorities have pinpointed more than 30 spots visited...

Tsai calls on Taiwanese to embrace Han fans, regardless of election outcome

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a campaign rally on Thursday (Jan. 9), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) encouraged followers to embrace supporters of her riva...

Taipei City mayor says harbor town of Keelung should be part of capital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The harbor city of Keelung should become part of Taipei City if it wants to improve its development, the capital’s outspoken mayor, Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), said Wednesday (...

Third Taipei-Keelung express bus line begins operation Oct. 16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Zhongzheng Road route of the third Taipei-Keelung express bus line, No. 1579, which runs from Keelung’s Badouzi to Taipei’s Yuanshan Transfer Station, will...

Natural beauty at eco-friendly fashion show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An eco-friendly fashion show on Sept. 17 at Heping Island Park (和平島公園) in Keelung will feature a catwalk leading down to the seashore, according to a Liberty Times report ...

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...