Columbarium in S. Taiwan mistaken as library due to its elegant design

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A bright and modern public building with a pyramid-shaped outer structure in Taiwan’s southern county of Pingtung struck members of the public as interesting – but ...

Two films portraying Taiwan's Pingtung nominated for JWTFF’s Best East Asian Film

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two films portraying travel in Taiwan’s Pingtung County have been nominated for the Best East Asian Film in the 2019 Japan World’s Tourism Film Festival (JWTFF...

Over 11 million visitors attend 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Since its first day of trial operations on Feb. 15, the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival (台灣燈會) has attracted over 11 million visitors to southern Taiwan's Pingtung County. ...

Organizer of Taiwan Lantern Festival invited to participate in Copenhagen Light Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the ongoing 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival is receiving rave reviews from media, Taipei Representative Office in Denmark has said that the organizer of this year’s natio...

600,000 visitors watch opening of Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 600,000 visitors attended the opening night of the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival (台灣燈會) in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County yesterday evening (Feb. 19). At 7 p.m. l...

Taiwan Lantern Festival lights up tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Taiwan Lantern Festival (台灣燈會) kicks off tonight (Feb. 19) and will last until March. 3 in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County. At 7 p.m. tonight Taiwan Preside...

Taiwan Lantern Festival kicks off tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Taiwan Lantern Festival kicks off tomorrow (Feb. 19) and will last until March. 3 in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County. This year's Taiwan Lantern Festiva...

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, ...