Power, water cut to Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan, demolition set for next week 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After the New York Times drew worldwide attention to a Buddhist temple which has been converted into a Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan, the Changhua County Magi...

Tropical Storm Trami could pose threat to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A tropical depression expected to turn into Tropical Storm Trami (潭美) within 24 hours could pose a threat to Taiwan, experts said Friday. The depression was located near Guam...

Greater Taipei forecast to experience more hot weather

Hot weather is forecast for the Greater Taipei area for Thursday due to the influence of a high pressure system, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). CWB forecaster Cheng Chuan-fang (程川芳)...

Taiwan News wishes you a Happy Mid-Autumn Festival!

Dear readers, The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most important festivals for Taiwanese people, bringing together family and friends to enjoy moon cakes, delicacies and backyard barbec...

Workers in Taiwan should get double pay if they work on Mid-Autumn Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As Mid-Autumn Festival is just around the corner, Taiwan's Ministry of Labor (MOL) said in a news release on Sep 20 that workers should get double time pay if they agree...

Taipei's Maokong Gondola offers week-long Mid-Autumn Festival ride discounts 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Have you planned where to go for the Mid-Autumn Festival? Why not take advantage of the week-long Mid-Autumn Festival ride discounts Maokong Gondola is offering an...

Freeway No. 5 to be toll-free Sept. 21, 25 for Moon Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Freeway No. 5 (Chiang Wei-shui Memorial Freeway) will be toll-free on Sept. 21 and 25 to coincide with the Mid-Autumn Festival falling on the three-day weekend startin...

New Taipei urges festival goers to take shuttle bus to Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival on Sep 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The second leg of 2018 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival will take place at Pingxi Junior High School from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. during Mid-Autumn Festival on Sep 24, and event orga...

Clouds expected to obscure moon during Mid-Autumn Festival in north east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Moon watchers across Taiwan are best to travel south, as the north east is likely to be covered in clouds throughout the Mid-Autumn Festival, said meteorologist Daniel Wu ...

2018 Daniel Pearl World Music Day to be held at Taipei Hakka Cultural Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Originally planned for Saturday, Sept. 15, but delayed by Typhoon Margkhut, Taiwan will be celebrating the annual Daniel Pearl World Music Day this coming Sunday, Sept. 23...

New immigrants in Changhua, Taiwan to celebrate mid-autumn festival with moon cake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Changhua County Government held a DIY moon cake event on Sept. 16. The event was held at Changhua County Stadium to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival which falls on Sept...

Mercury climbs to 37.4 degrees in Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Temperatures reached 37.4 degrees Celsius in the Taipei City area of Shipai Tuesday afternoon, the Central Weather Bureau reported. After escaping the threat of Typhoon Mangk...

President Tsai lauds National Armed Forced for their hard work

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) commended the National Air Force Air Defense and Missile Command for the hard work they perform to provide defense for the country and ...

Sporadic rain expected over Moon Festival holiday in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The festive mood among people in Taiwan for the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival could be dampened as sporadic rain is forecast for the long weekend starting Sept. 22, the Cen...

Taiwan's Leofoo Village to offer discount tickets for World Rhino Day during Mid-Autumn Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Leofoo Village Theme Park in Hsinchu County will offer nearly half price tickets to all visitors during this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival (Sep. 22 – 24) which coincides...