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New Taipei’s Pinglin to hold tea fair and light festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei’s Pinglin District, famous for its tea plantations, will hold a tea fair and a light festival over two weekends from Dec. 4-15. According to the Pingli...

Traffic expected on Taiwan’s National Highway 5 during Mid-Autumn Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Freeway Bureau will enforce traffic controls for National Highway 5 during the coming Mid-Autumn Festival, as it expects the travel time to be five to seven times long...

New Taipei City mulls phased easing of COVID restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With hopes rising that Taiwan may end the Level 3 COVID alert next week, New Taipei City is urging caution, reports said Wednesday (July 21). The Central Epidemic Comma...

Northeast Taiwan likely to see traffic jams until 11 p.m.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The second day of the Lunar New Year, traditionally the day for visits to the wife’s parents, will see traffic jams on Freeway No. 5 from Yilan County in the directi...

Taiwan to hold memorial event to mark anniversary of military helicopter crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To commemorate the one-year anniversary of the January 2020 Black Hawk helicopter crash that killed a number of prominent Taiwanese generals, a concert and memorial ceremo...

Taiwan's Freeway Bureau offers advice on how to avoid New Year traffic jams

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If drivers want to avoid congestion on the roads during the three-day New Year weekend, they can choose certain times of day to drive depending on which direction they wis...

Taiwan traffic and hotel info for Mid-Autumn Festival 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The four-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday (Oct. 1-4) is coming up, and Taiwan News has compiled some information to help readers enjoy the holiday more. Traffic The Min...

Taiwan Tourist Shuttle bus to stop at Amuping Marina

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Tourist Shuttle bus No. 502, which operates the Xiaowulai route between Taoyuan Bus Taoyuan Station and Xiaowulai Skywalk, will stop at Amuping Marina twice a day o...

New Taipei’s stunning Beishi riverbed walk revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Beishi River Historical Trail (北勢溪古道) should be on the list of every Taiwan hiking enthusiast for its pristine condition, stunning river views, woodland scenes, and cultur...

Wantan Historic Trail abounds with natural scenery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Wantan Historic Trail (彎潭古道), part of the centuries-old Tamsui Kavalan Historical Trails (淡蘭古道) connecting Taipei and Yilan, abounds with natural scenery, and despite its r...

Rare British sports car crashes on Taiwan mountain road

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The driver of a rare British convertible sports car hit the side of a mountain road in New Taipei City Friday (August 16), causing an estimated NT$2 million (US$63,800) in...

Five Taiwan school children complete part of Tamsui-Kavalan Historic Trails as pathway to graduation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Many outdoor enthusiasts in Taiwan make pilgrimages to the Tamsui-Kavalan Historic Trails, but the trails can also serve as pathways to graduation. That was the case fo...

Taiwan announces freeway traffic control measures for Dragon Boat Festival

Traffic control measures on the nation's freeways will be introduced during the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday to help minimize traffic congestion, the Ministry of Transportation and Commu...

New Taipei's spring tour subsidy begins from now until June 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Nationals of Taiwan who travel by themselves instead of joining a tour group, and stay at any hotel or bed and breakfast in New Taipei which participates in the “spr...

Find some serenity on Taiwan’s enchanting Zhongkeng Historic Trail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Outdoor enthusiasts definitely don’t want to miss the Zhongkeng Historic Trail (中坑古道) in Shuangxi District (雙溪區), New Taipei City, because of its historic significance, s...