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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...

Porsche overturns on Taiwan road, two women out of danger

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Porsche overturned on a road between Taipei City and Yilan County Thursday, but both women inside escaped without severe injuries. The accident occurred in the early aftern...

Drivers can expect NYE traffic delays on Taiwan's Nat. Highways

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Freeway Bureau under the Ministry of Transportation is cautioning drivers in northern Taiwan against possible delays and traffic jams as people head out of the city to...

Three scenic areas from Taiwan make ITB Top 100 of Green Destinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Three scenic areas from Taiwan made the Top 100 Green Destinations for the ITB travel fair in Berlin, tying with the Philippines for the highest number of an Asian country, repo...

Taiwan Ministry of Transportation offers suggestions to avoid traffic heading south over holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The four-day New Year holiday begins tomorrow, and in anticipation of heavy traffic as commuters return home, the Ministry of Transportation and Communication Freeway Bure...

Taiwan’s Pinglin tea zone is a Top 100 Green Destination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Pinglin district of New Taipei City, known for its hillside tea plantations, has been named as one of the world’s Top 100 Green Destinations, reports said Friday. T...

Taiwan's same-sex marriage referendum results show city-county, north-south divides

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To the surprise and disappointment of many in urban centers of Taiwan, a referendum on whether to support same-sex marriage legalization through amendments to the Civil Code wa...

Freeway No. 5 to be toll-free Sept. 21, 25 for Moon Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Freeway No. 5 (Chiang Wei-shui Memorial Freeway) will be toll-free on Sept. 21 and 25 to coincide with the Mid-Autumn Festival falling on the three-day weekend startin...

A serene visit to ‘Little Switzerland of Taiwan’ via its bikeway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--On Saturday (June 2), I went jogging on the Shuangxi Bikeway and visited many worthwhile attractions in this New Taipei district, which is rich in history and natural scenery. Sh...

Freeways to be toll-free at night during Dragon Boat Festival

National freeways across Taiwan will be toll-free from midnight to 5 a.m. during the three-day holiday from June 16-18 when the annual Dragon Boat Festival will be celebrated, the Freeway Bureau said ...

The 15-kilometer-long Yilan Coastal Bikeway in northeastern Taiwan is too good to miss

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—In Taiwan, sometimes truly wonderful places are visited by just a handful of people who know where the treasure trove is located, while many undeserving places are praised t...

First cherry blossoms spotted in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first cherry blossom bloom of 2018 in New Taipei City has arrived early, reported Yahoo News. Taiwan cherry blossoms typically flower after the beginning of spring ...

Police help out a couple getting lost and stuck in Pinglin, New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Local police have recently helped out a couple of Tucheng, New Taipei City who got lost and stuck in a remote mountainous area in Pinglin when they were driving to meet thei...