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Transportation minister envisions one high-speed rail line around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Extensions of the existing high-speed rail line to Yilan in the northeast and to Pingtung in the south will eventually lead to services around Taiwan, Transportation Minis...

Delta-positive scientist took MRT to 14 locations in Taipei, New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Dec. 9) revealed the multiple locations in Taiwan and New Taipei that a COVID-positive lab researcher has visited o...

American IP monetization firm advisor makes biking part of his life in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Donald Merino, senior consulting advisor at Tech+IP LLC, an intellectual property (IP) and monetization service provider, has made cycling a part of his life in Taiwan by ...

Taiwan one of only three countries to host 2020 Dîner en Blanc

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The worldwide Dîner en Blanc will take place at an as-yet-unannounced Taipei location on Oct. 3 this year. Originating in Paris, France, in 1988, the Dîner ...

Scenic getaway: Gongbei Temple in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Gongbei Temple (拱北殿) in New Taipei City’s Xizhi District is a scenic, quiet place for people to calm their soul away from the hustle and bustle of the city. T...

Taipei-Hualien bus service providers offer discounted fares

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Bus service providers are offering discounted fares on routes from Taipei to Hualien for several weeks after the inauguration of services on Jan. 6, rendering the discount...

Puyuma marks completion of railway electrification

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Puyuma train pulled into Fangliao Railway Station in southern Taiwan on Sunday (Dec. 22) to mark completion of the railway electrification between Chaozhou and Fanglia...

Eastern Taiwan's revamped Suhua Highway to open in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Connecting the two beautiful cities of Yilan and Hualien in eastern Taiwan, the revamped Suhua Highway is slated to open before Lunar New Year, while intercity bus operato...

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...

Bookings of Taiwan bullet train tickets for Tomb Sweeping Day holiday start March 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Bookings of Taiwan High Speed Rail tickets for this year’s four-day Tomb Sweeping Day holiday (Apr. 4 – 7) and extended period will begin at midnight (12:00 a....

Taipei MRT to run 42 hours non-stop over New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) announced in a news release on Thursday that Taipei MRT will operate a 42-hour non-stop service from 6 a.m. on Dec. 31 to 11:59 p.m...

Keelung mayor outlines plans for new MRT line connecting Taipei-Keelung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday April 26, the mayor of Keelung Lin Yu-Chang (林右昌) discussed the plans for a light rail MRT that has been approved for construction, which will link Taipei and ...

TRA launches ‘OhBear’ Puyuma Express tourist train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In conjunction with the 2017 Taiwan Cycling Festival, the TRA launched an OhBear tourist Puyuma Express daily service. The train, decorated with paintings of OhBear ridin...