Update: People clear beach before Han's scheduled cleanup event in S. Taiwan

Update: 10/21 6:20 p.m. A member of Kaohsiung's 6th River Management Office surnamed Huang (黃) told Liberty times that a team from his bureau had planned the beach cleanup a month bin advance a...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25 Last updated: (GMT+8) 01:15 Aug. 30, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and Terry Gou **Continuously u...

'If we stick together, we have power': Taiwan President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen in a message on her Facebook page posted on Wednesday (April 17) reminded citizens that “if we stick together, we have power.” The me...

Matsu pilgrimages spotlight Taiwan’s rich religious traditions

Every spring, throngs of worshippers parade through cities and counties across Taiwan alongside palanquins bearing statues of Mazu, goddess of the sea. These pilgrimages are among the most anticipated...

Taiwan's annual Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage begins with over 50,000 people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The annual pilgrimage of the goddess Matsu and her followers kicked off early Monday morning, April 8, in Miaoli County, attracting over 50,000 pilgrims at the start of th...

New 3D paintings in front of Taipei’s Guandu Temple poised to attract visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two new 3D paintings in the square in front of Guandu Temple (關渡宮) are poised to lure more visitors to the already popular attraction in Taipei’s Beitou District, Ta...

Exhibition spotlighting Taiwan folk religion to kick off in Los Angeles

An exhibition exploring folk religious customs will kick off July 21 at the Taiwan Academy in Los Angeles as part of government efforts to foster international awareness of the nation’s cultural...

Exhibition showcasing Mazu pilgrimages and Taiwan's temples opens in London

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An international exhibition showcasing pilgrimages to the sea goddess Mazu (媽祖) and Taiwan's temples has opened in London, capping off a four-country international tou...

Taiwan’s Education Ministry Launches Online Learning Initiative, “Huayu 101”

TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 13, 2018--The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced the launch of an online learning initiative called “Huayu 101”, a brand new online Mandarin learning material, ...

Art Town in Beigang, central Taiwan receives subsidy for district rejuvenation

TAIPEI - (Taiwan News) - The Ministry of Culture has announced it will provide NTD$1,124,000 (USD$37,680) to subsidize the rejuvenation of the Art Town district in Beigang, Yunlin County, reported CNA...

Risky, but my ‘heart was filled with satisfaction and joy’: India's representative to Taiwan says of his experience of climbing Yushan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The trip was tiring and risky, but “our heart was filled with satisfaction and joy,” India-Taipei Association Director-General Sridharan Madhusudhanan said of hi...

Students reenact the landing of famous general Koxinga in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Near the shores of Annan District of Tainan, on April 29 southern Taiwan 14 ancient warships, carrying over 300 soldiers under the colors of Koxinga (國姓爺) stormed the shor...

A Cruise Ship Passenger Guide to Anping, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a 9-year break, the Tainan City Government announced earlier this week that cruise ships are once again going to be docking in the historic Port of Anping this year. Two ...

Young Taiwanese lady claims the first blessings of the year of the Dog

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –In order to have the extra auspicious distinction of being the very first member of the public to place their incense stick into a temple’s grand ceremonial incense b...

Year of the Dog; card designs from Taiwanese Premier William Lai revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The official Lunar New Year card from the Executive Yuan was revealed on Feb. 14, at the start of the holidays. The Premier William Lai will be handing out the auspicio...