Taiwan Coast Guard dismisses report on radar falling off Chinese navy vessel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Coast Guard on Thursday (Aug. 15) released a statement addressing a news report that a Chinese warship had accidentally lost some military equipment in a collis...

Ministry approves larger electric scooters for delivery service in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As rapid delivery services continue to expand across Taiwan, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) on Tuesday (Aug. 6) announced revisions to Taiwan&rsq...

Taiwan mulls plans to attract global tourists amid China travel ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Transportation Minister Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) said on Monday (August 5) that the government is mulling plans to attract more international travelers as a means of reducing th...

Speeding on e-bike to be finable in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- E-bike riders who do over 25 kilometers per hour or don’t like to wear a helmet are advised to beware of a proposed regulation amendment that could affect their pocketboo...

Government considers extending Taiwan High Speed Rail to Yilan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) raised a proposal to extend Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) northward to Yilan County last month, in additi...

Passengers in Taiwan will be fined NT$3,000 for DUI from July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) announced on Tuesday (June 25) that adult passengers will be fined jointly and severally for drunk driving offenses fro...

Taiwan-based EVA trying to arrange flights for 105,700 customers as strike drags on

An ongoing strike by flight attendants of EVA Air will result in the cancelation of 911 flights June 24-28, which will affect more than 100,000 of its passengers who had previous bookings for that per...

Transportation, labor ministers divided on issue of strike notice

The ministers of transportation and labor expressed divergent views Saturday on whether Taiwan should introduce a law to stipulate that aviation workers must give notice if they plan to strike. The...

Hundreds in Taipei take special exam for multipurpose taxi drivers

More than 800 people in Taipei showed up Tuesday for the first in a series of specially organized exams that are being held by the government to issue commercial driver's license for operators of ...

'Uber Clause' to be introduced in early June: MOTC

Taipei (CNA) -- Amended regulations that ban ride-hailing service Uber from running a taxi business in Taiwan while partnering with rental car companies will come into effect in early June, the Minist...

Taiwan announces freeway traffic control measures for Dragon Boat Festival

Traffic control measures on the nation's freeways will be introduced during the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday to help minimize traffic congestion, the Ministry of Transportation and Commu...

Taiwan's Uber drivers protest planned changes to rental car regulations

Hundreds of Uber drivers rallied in front of the Presidential Office on Sunday to protest planned regulations that would require Uber-supported transportation services to adopt hourly or day-based far...

Exclusive Interview: Taiwan's ICT to play important role in autonomous vehicles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo opened in Taipei on March 26, and one of the highlights is an exhibition on mobility and transportation, the ITS Expo, organized by t...

Exclusive interview: 'Team Taiwan' looks to international market to provide smart mobility solutions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo opened in Taipei on March 26, and one of the highlights is an exhibition on mobility and transportation, the ITS Expo, organized by t...

1st section of Taipei MRT Circular Line to go into service in Q4

The first section of the yellow Circular Line of the Taipei MRT system that will circle around New Taipei City is set to go into operation in the fourth quarter of this year, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯...