Michelin announces 2020 Taipei, Taichung Bib Gourmand winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Michelin on Tuesday (Aug. 11) announced 75 winners of its 2020 Bib Gourmand awards in Taipei and Taichung. Michelin's prestigious Bib Gourmand award is given to res...

Face masks uncommon sight at Taiwan night markets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Huge unmasked crowds were seen swarming local night markets across Taiwan Saturday (Aug. 8) on the first weekend following the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC)...

Night market in N. Taiwan to hold eco-event on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An eco-party will take place at Keelung Miaokou Night Market — one of the most popular tourist night markets in Taiwan — on Sunday (Aug. 9), featuring a variet...

Taiwan's Minister of Interior rejects 'one China' principle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of the Interior Hsu Kuo-yung (徐國勇) on Sunday (July 18) said that there is no such thing as the so-called one China principle that stipulates Taiwan is part of Chi...

Take Keelung Shuttle Bus to explore Taiwan’s northern port city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Most people's impression of Taiwan's northern port city of Keelung is limited to the Miaokou Night Market and the mammoth cruise ships that anchor near the busy do...

Taipei’s Ningxia Night Market introduces voucher scheme to woo visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the nationwide stimulus voucher scheme soon to kick off, one of Taipei’s most famous night markets has rolled out its own voucher deals to attract visitors. ...

Taiwanese flood into Kenting as CECC lifts restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 20,000 vehicles and 500,000 visitors flooded into southern Taiwan's resort town of Kenting over the weekend as the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) lifted m...

Taiwan's local governments roll out hot deals to boost stimulus voucher spending

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cities and counties in Taiwan are rushing to launch hot deals that encourage consumer spending, in line with the central government’s stimulus plan that is set to ki...

Taiwan CECC head promotes 'epidemic prevention lifestyle'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health and Welfare Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) traveled south to the Pingtung County beach resort town of Kenting over the week...

Tainan mayor accuses Tourism Bureau of coronavirus stigmatization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) on Monday (April 27) accused the central government of sending out COVID-19 crowd warnings that are completely off the mark, saying, &ldquo...

Vote for best bikeway in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As spring arrives, what is a better way to strengthen your immune system while practicing social distancing than to get on a bike and explore Taiwan? In order to market...

Kaohsiung Costco, Carrefour closed for disinfection after sailors confirmed with coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After 24 sailors from the "Friendship Fleet" were announced to have contracted Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), nine were found to have traveled to Kaohsiung, promp...

Infected sailors visited 90 locations in 10 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the public are being told to be on the alert for symptoms of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) if they have been to one of the 90 locations in 10 counties and ci...

Disinfections conducted at major tourist hot spots

The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) on Sunday (April 5) said it conducted disinfection operations at most of the country's major tourist spots earlier in the day and will do so at th...

KMT proposes freezing special budget aimed at buttressing Taiwan's economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During the legislature's review of the NT$60 billion (US$2 billion) special budget on Monday (March 9), the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party sponsored a motion to fre...