Drunk Japanese force CAL flight to head back to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three Japanese passengers believed to be drunk led to a China Airlines flight to interrupt its journey to Bangkok and head back to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, re...

Taiwan’s Top 10 man-made marvels

Last week, I put together a list of the top ten natural wonders in Taiwan. It could easily have been a Top 50 or longer. But for all of Taiwan’s natural beauty, there is no denying the...

Opinion: The way out for Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The most famous hot selling product of the second half of 2017 in Taiwan -- I-Mei Foods “I-Mei Milk Tea” -- brought a surprise growth in sales by collaborating with t...

Island hopping doctor in Taiwan's Penghu has died

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Doctor Ho Wu-chung (侯武忠), who sailed his own boat to Penghu Archipelago’s remote islands to see patients for more than 20 years, has died. He was 55 years ol...

Taiwan's Top 10 natural wonders

If you are one of the vast majority of Taiwanese residents who reside in the dense urban sprawl that makes up most of the country’s western plains, it would be easy to stare out of your window a...

Twin earthquakes rock central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two earthquakes in close succession rocked central Taiwan's Yunlin County early this morning (Nov. 24), with the first being a magnitude 4.8, followed by 3.3, accordin...

Internet personality Rifat tours Taiwan by bus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – TV and internet personality Rifat made an appearance at Taipei's Ximen shopping area on Wednesday Nov. 22 to check out a special VR experience organized by the Tourism...

Tourism Bureau opens pop-up VR exhibit to promote Taiwan bus tours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Transportation's Tourism Bureau has designed a pop-up VR booth to promote their Taiwan Tourist Shuttle Bus and Taiwan Tour Bus services. Visitors ...

Magnitude 5.5 quake jolts southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck Chiayi County late Wednesday evening (Nov. 22) at 10:20 p.m., with an intensity level of 5 being felt in Chiayi, according to the Ce...

Temperatures in northern Taiwan to drop to 17 degrees

Taipei, Nov. 22 -- Temperatures in northern Taiwan are expected to fall to 17 degrees Celsius Wednesday night, according to the Central Weather Bureau. Due to the arrival of strengthening northeast...

Taiwan's Penghu to offer NT$1,110 travel vouchers starting Nov. 21 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Penghu Tourism Bureau will begin offering travel vouchers to all non-residents of the islands valued between NT$1,000 (US$36) and NT$500 beginning on Nov. 21,...

Ever Rich’s Discovery Hotel to open on Taiwan’s Penghu Islands in spring 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Ever Rich D.F.S. Corporation’s Discovery Hotel, which is located near Magong Harbor on Taiwan’s Penghu Islands and currently still under construction, is re...

Northern and eastern Taiwan experience rains and low temperatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Northern and eastern Taiwan could expect occasional showers on Wednesday due to strong seasonal northeasterly winds, with the mercury dropping by 5 to 7 degrees Celsi...

Magnitude 4.2 quake jolts western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.2 earthquake hit western Taiwan at 1:36 a.m. Tuesday (Nov. 7), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).  The earthquake's epicenter was located ...

Great design

On the 30th anniversary of Brain Magazine in 2007, we conceived of the idea of “imagination is national power,” which means that imagination is competitiveness. In 2017, we wish to advocat...