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Taiwan's Southern Cross-Island Highway revives attractions after long-closed section reopened

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the reopening of a section on Taiwan’s Southern Cross-Island Highway (Provincial Highway 20) that had been closed for almost 13 years to repair damage caused by...

Entire Southern Cross-Island Highway of Taiwan opens Sunday after 13 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 5-kilometer line of vehicles was waiting to cross the last section of the Southern Cross-Island Highway (Provincial Highway 20) to be reopened early Sunday morning (May ...

Taiwan's Southern Cross-Island Highway to reopen end of April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The final stretch of the Southern Cross-Island Highway (Provincial Highway 20) in south Taiwan that is still closed for repair will open to traffic from the end of April, ...

Taiwan to impose traffic controls after entire Southern Cross-Island Highway reopens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The last stretch of the Southern Cross-Island Highway in southern Taiwan that is still closed for repair will open at the end of April, but traffic control measures will b...

Taiwan’s Southern Cross-Island Highway to reopen to traffic by the end of April after 13 years’ repair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s highway authority said on Wednesday (March 2) that the entire Southern Cross-Island Highway (Provincial Highway 20) is expected to open to traffic by the en...

Taiwan announces flight and rail cancelations, floodgates close as Typhoon Chanthu nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Typhoon Chanthu approaches, flight cancelations have been announced, some train lines suspended service, a few roads and ports closed, and floodgates shut. Taiwan Ra...

South Taiwan villagers cut off from world after bridge swept away amid torrential rain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 501 people in three villages in Kaohsiung have been cut off from the outside world since part of a bridge was swept away by torrents amid heavy rain on Saturday...

Most scenic Taiwan highway: Tongxiao section of Provincial Highway 61

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A stretch of Provincial Highway 61 along Taiwan’s west coast is the country's most scenic road. It came out ahead after an online poll to select “Taiwa...

Photo of the Day: Snow on Southern Cross-Island Highway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the first major cold surge of the winter continues to blast Taiwan causing snowfall in mountainous areas, snow fell on the Southern Cross-Island Highway and Taipingshan, rep...