Tropical storm Bailu headed for Taiwan

HUALIEN (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau (CWB) initiated a typhoon notice on Wednesday (Aug. 21) in anticipation that Tropical Storm “Bailu” may impact Taiwan by this...

Potential typhoon developing southeast of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a notice on Wednesday morning (Aug. 21) regarding the possible development of a typhoon within the northwest Pacific reg...

Hualien Amis traditions reflect cultural diversity in Taiwan during Ghost Month

HUALIEN (Taiwan News) -- Demonstrating clear cultural differences, Taiwan's native people celebrate their joyful Harvest Festival while most of the country engages in the somewhat frightening Ghos...

Steam train pulls into Taiwan’s Hualien Port Station to celebrate TRA’s 132 anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan Railways Administration’s (TRA) steam train CT273 pulled into Hualien Port Station on Sunday (June 9) morning to celebrate the agency’s 132 anniversary, attr...

Taiwan's Navy conducts an open house in Hualien

Hualien (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s Navy is in the midst of conducting an “Open House” event in Hualien Harbor lasting until Monday (April 1) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., as announced ...

Take a deep breath in Taiwan’s Hualien and get a chance of winning flight tickets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – When many areas in Taiwan are shrouded by polluted air from time to time, Hualien County always has clean air and blue skies. In an effort to bring that local advantage in...

Outdoor art corridor at Hualien Port in E. Taiwan expected to attract visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An outdoor art corridor decorated with artworks along Hualien Port’s waterway is expected to attract visitors to the harbor’s waterfront recreation area, the H...

Taiwan citizens traveling to Penghu for tourism to receive double benefits in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan citizens traveling to Penghu for tourism in January are eligible to receive both the hotel subsidies offered by the country’s Tourism Bureau and the free gift sets...

Taiwan’s Hualien is a great place to visit during Christmas season for its rich activities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Christmas lights, light art shows, a Christmas fair, Christmas concerts, Christmas Eve candlelight service, and other activities from Dec. 18 to Dec. 25 will make the week...

Taiwan holds dual defense drills to simulate PLA attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's military is conducing dual war exercises this week simulating an invasion by Chinese PLA forces, including one held yesterday in southern Taiwan and another that i...

Photo of the Day: Treacherous waves in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American consultant living in Hualien City captured photos of massive waves battering a sea wall ​in the eastern Taiwan city as Typhoon Jebi churns in the western Pacific Oc...