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Exhibition highlights Taiwan literature's international reach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL) on Friday (July 22) exhibited recent projects in publishing Taiwanese literary works internationally, with thirteen books l...

2022 Cloud Travel EXPO.Taitung Taiwan Starts on 24th

Blooming Livestream Activity and Online ConferenceTAITUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 24 June 2022 - Taitung County Tourism Department held a press conference today (24) inviting Japan, Singapore, and...

Taiwan resident’s hope of striking gold dashed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chiayi man’s hope of discovering gold in eastern Taiwan has been shattered following fierce opposition from a local Indigenous community. The resident surnamed ...

Taiwan Railways Administration launches new express train with business class

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) launched its new EMU3000 intercity express train service on Sunday (Dec. 26) with a trip from Taitung Station to New Taipei's ...

Taiwan court rejects train crash compensation case against Japan’s Sumitomo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei District Court on Thursday (Dec. 9) ruled against a NT$612.11 million (US$22.09 million) compensation claim by the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) against ...

Asian American Journalists Association says Taiwan 'officially a province of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is drawing criticism for its style guide, which lists Taiwan as a "province of China" and ignores the presence ...

Conductor in train accident that caused 18 deaths in northeast Taiwan sentenced to jail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The conductor of the derailed Taiwan Railway Puyuma train that killed 18 passengers in Yilan County on the afternoon of Oct. 21, 2018, was sentenced to four and a half yea...

New speed control system to run on Taiwan’s trains in wake of Puyuma accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new speed control system is expected to be put in place across Taiwan’s rail system in late October at the earliest to prevent anything like the Puyuma Express inc...

Special exhibit showcases costumes, props from 'Seqalu: Formosa 1867'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The special “Seqalu” exhibit at the Pingtung County Cultural Affairs Bureau Library features a collection of stills, costumes, and props from the show “S...

Taiwan Railways Administration will not sell standing tickets for new EMU3000 trains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Transportation and Communication Wang Kwo-tsai (王國材) said on Wednesday (Aug. 25) that Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) is planning not to sell standing tic...

Taiwan opens its first digital orchestral concert hall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra's grand digital concert hall officially opened on Sunday (Aug. 1). The nation's first digital orchestral concert hall fea...

Special exhibition launched for Indigenous Day in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate Taiwan's Indigenous Day, which takes place Aug. 1, the National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall has launched a special exhibition called "ita/kita, pow...

Man dies after being run over by Puyuma train in Taiwan

A man was found dead after being run over by a Puyuma Express train on a railroad crossing in Taichung on Friday (April 10), according to the city government's Fire Bureau. The bureau received ...

Train No. 422 from Taipei to Kaohsiung boasts ‘unparalleled sea views’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A train service that takes passengers more than halfway around Taiwan and treats them to “unparalleled sea views” is proving popular, CNA reported Saturday (Fe...

Taiwan's Pinuyumayan tribe holds coming-of-age ceremony at 2020's end

TAITUNG (Taiwan News) — As people across Taiwan prepared to ring in the new year on Friday (Dec. 31), Pinuyumayan (Peinan, 卑南) tribe members from Puyuma village in Taitung’s Peinan Townshi...