Pingtung announces performance highlights for 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pingtung County Government on Saturday announced performance highlights for its 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival, which include Intel Drone Light Show and performances by the ...

Walk through Taiwan’s most beautiful and preserved beaches via Alangyi Trail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Alangyi Trail (阿塱壹古道) crosses Taiwan’s most unspoiled coastline that stretches from Taitung County’s Daren Township (達仁鄉) to Pingtung County’s Mudan ...

2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival preparation plan delivered to Executive Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) delivered its report for the preparation and planning of this year’s lantern festival to the Executive Yuan today ...

Taiwan's local governments advocate banning using kitchen scraps as pig feed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Some of Taiwan’s local governments seem to be more zealous than the central government about encouraging pig farmers not to use kitchen scraps to feed their pigs ami...

Taiwan reconsiders decommissioning of nuclear plants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is reconsidering its energy policies, including the dates for decommissioning the country’s second and third nuclear power pl...

Tourist hopspot in southern Taiwan: Wanchin Basilica

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Wanchin Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, the oldest Catholic Church structure located in Taiwan’s southernmost county of Pingtung, has become a tourist hot...

Pingtung unveils video to mark 100-day countdown to 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A short film featuring local traits of the southern municipality of Pingtung debuted on Nov. 12 to mark the one hundred-day countdown to the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival, ...

Pingtung in southern Taiwan turns city into ‘street art galleries’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Streets in Pingtung City and Kenting have been given a makeover, with the Pingtung County Government inviting local and international artists to reimagine common objects, ...

International students join Confucius birthday celebration in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In celebration of the 2,568th birthday of legendary philosopher Confucius, a ceremony honoring his life included participation by 62 foreign students at the Pingtung Tutor...

Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival in southern Taiwan with a SE Asian Cultural Event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Pingtung County Government is going to hold a "Southeast Asian Culture Festival" on Sept. 16 to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. Cooperating with the Ministry of...

Pingtung County unveils giant lantern ahead of Taiwan Lantern Festival 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Preparations for 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Pingtung are heating up, as the Pingtung County Government (屏東縣政府) unveiled a 2.7 meter tall lantern to inflate interest f...

Inclusion of Hayou River in video promoting tourism for Taiwan’s southernmost county raises safety concerns  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The inclusion of the Hayou River in a video intended to promote tourism for Taiwan’s southernmost county internationally has raised safety concerns, accordin...

Pingtung County begins preparations for 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Pingtung County government on Monday, July 16 began preparations for the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival which will be held in the county next year from Feb. 19 to March ...

Taiwan to host International Chocolate Awards in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Asia Pacific Competition of the International Chocolate Awards will take place in Kaohsiung (高雄) during September 8-12, reported CNA.   This will be the first ...

Mooring buoys to help protect Xiaoliuqiu coral reefs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Mooring buoys have begun to be installed in waters around the island of Xiaoliuqiu (小琉球) in an effort to protect the island's unique coral reefs from damage.  The b...