Filipino man arrested for murder on Taiwanese fishing boat arrives in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipino arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing two of his countrymen on a Taiwan fishing boat, arrived in Kaohsiung yesterday (March 18). The fisherman has been identi...

The 2019 Tour de Taiwan to get underway in Taipei on March 17

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2019 Tour de Taiwan, a 723-km-long cycle race across Taiwan with five stages this year, will take place over 5 days from March 17 to March 21, with each day completing a st...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jarred eastern Taiwan's Hualien County this afternoon at 12:32 p.m., according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the tembl...

Taiwan exports electric off-road motorbike to Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In addition to prominent brands Gogoro and Kymco, Taiwanese company Otto Bike Co., Ltd. exports electric off-road motorbikes to Europe. The company, based in Taipei City&rsqu...

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake jolts Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.0 earthquake rocked the southern Taiwan city of Kaohsiung at 11:59 a.m. today, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was ...

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...

Taiwanese festivals illuminated in daily Italian newspaper

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been spotlighted in the travel pull-out of one of Italy’s top-circulating newspapers. CNA reports the March 7 edition of Rome-based broadsheet Il Messa...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake shakes SE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocked southeastern Taiwan's Taitung County this morning at 10:32 a.m., according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the te...

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. ...

With factory closures in UK and Turkey, Honda announces new investment in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Shortly after announcing closure of a manufacturing facility in Swindon, England, the Japanese car manufacturer, Honda, is refocusing investment in Asia with plans for a m...

Taipei Maokong Gondola offers region-based specials: NT$50 per ride

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Maokong Gondola has launched a hot deal program, offering rides on the recreational aerial lift system at what is billed as the “coin price”-- NT$50 a ride...

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...

Tip-top food products from Taiwan to star at Foodex Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- A selection of Taiwan’s tip-top food products will take center stage at next month’s Foodex Japan in Tokyo, according to the Taiwan External Trade Development Coun...

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...