StarLux launches air travel tour to Taiwan's Dongsha Islands

Taipei-based StarLux Airlines Co. on Friday launched a "pretend tour abroad" to the Taiwan-controlled Dongsha Islands (東沙群島, Pratas Islands) in the northern part of the South China Sea. T...

New MICHELIN Guide Taipei & Taichung to be officially launched Aug 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Michelin announced on Monday (July 27) that its annual guide will be revealed Aug. 24 at the National Taichung Theater to mark its inclusion of the city in the gastronomic...

Taiwan Army holds drills prior to Han Kuang exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 36th Han Kuang military exercise is expected to get underway Thursday (July 16) at Jianan Beach in Qingshui District, Taichung. In preparation for the annual large-...

Natchan Rera to resume N.E. Taiwan cruises from July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Natchan Rera (麗娜輪) passenger ship will resume sailing along the northeast coast of Taiwan between Suao in Yilan County and Hualien City from July 4, offering to ferry ...

Two Taichung bikeways selected among best cycling routes in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two bikeways in Taichung City — the Tanyashen Green Bikeway (潭雅神綠園道) and Qingshui bikeway system (清水自行車道系統) — have been selected in an online vote as two of th...

Visit culturally rich Qingshui in C. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taichung City Government strongly recommends Qingshui (清水), a culturally rich district, as a day-trip destination for those looking for a little relaxation. Accordi...

C. Taiwan city transforms historic site into B&B amid tourism revival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As cities and counties in Taiwan scramble to revive their tourism and take advantage of travel subsidies offered by the government in the wake of the COVID-19 slowdown, Ta...

Measures taken to ensure safe visits to Gaomei Wetland in C. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taichung City Government has put in place measures to ensure that visits to the Gaomei Wetland (高美濕地) are safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gaomei Wetland, which b...

Infected sailors visited 90 locations in 10 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the public are being told to be on the alert for symptoms of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) if they have been to one of the 90 locations in 10 counties and ci...

6 Vietnamese stowaways break out of quarantine in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Six Vietnamese nationals who had been arrested for trying to sneak into the country illegally escaped from their quarantine and detention facility in western Taiwan on Tue...

A guide to visiting attractions in central Taiwan via near-free bus services

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taichung City rolled out the near-free bus services on Lunar New Year’s Day, the ball is now in visitors’ court—they have to decide whether to take ad...

Taiwanese, Vietnamese suffer smoke inhalation injuries from fire in Taichung dorm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a fire broke out at a migrant worker dormitory in Taichung City early on Sunday morning (Nov. 10), 14 Taiwanese and Vietnamese required medical treatment due to smok...

Filipino OFW shoots video showing 63 scenic sites in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino migrant worker vlogger has created a video documenting his travels to 63 scenic spots across Taiwan over the course of a year. Marc Peter Uy, 25, hails from ...

Foreign woman saved off Taiwan cliff after 17-hour standoff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A foreign woman student was removed from a cliff over the Pacific in Hualien County following a 17-hour standoff Wednesday (July 10). The incident began when passersby ...

Canadian man flying to Taiwan on July 14 to find missing brother

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Canadian man who has been searching for the whereabouts of his brother, who has been missing for over two years and was last seen in eastern Taiwan, will travel to Taiwan fro...