Kenting promoting eco-tourism in southern Taiwan with special tour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kenting National Park is offering an "Intertidal Tour" on Wednesday, Feb. 28 to promote eco-tourism in the area. The tour can accommodate 25 lucky beachcomber...

Taiwan researchers, engineers to meet President following FormoSat-5 mission

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Space Organization (NSPO) team behind the FormoSat-5, the first-ever remote sensing satellite fully made in Taiwan, will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen this...

Taiwan earns money off Korean fighter jet purchase

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korea’s recent purchase of F-16V fighter jets will put money into American and Taiwanese pockets. Taiwan and the United States were the initial investo...

13 Taiwan startups join World Mobile Congress in Barcelona

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year 13 Taiwanese startups will participate in the Mobile World Congress (MWC) from Feb. 26 to Mach 1. Over a dozen Taiwanese companies will attend the congre...

Taiwan national baseball team ranked 6th in world  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to data released by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) on Thursday, Chinese Taipei, Taiwan's national representative team, slipped in rank...

Introducing Taiwan's only temple-making factory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the land of 711’s and Family Mart’s, there are still more temples in Taiwan than convenience stores and a majority of contemporary temples come fr...

52-year-old Taiwanese janitor becomes gold medal belly dancer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lin Ming-hui (林明惠) has come a long way from belly dancing for fun 10 years ago to now acing international competitions. Lin worked as a janitor diligently cleaning KTV ...

Cherry blossoms predicted to bloom till Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The timing of cold fronts this year has been encouraging to the longevity of Taiwan’s cherry blossoms, particularly in Taitung. The owner of the Qing Mountain farm...

President Duterte jokingly tells Beijing to ‘let Taiwan be’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte cracked jokes about the legal status of Taiwan, China and the Philippines on Monday. President Duterte addressed Chinese leade...

Taiwan declares day of remembrance for Hualien earthquake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Executive Yuan has declared today a national day of remembrance for those injured and killed in the Hualien earthquake on Feb. 6, announced Executive Yuan Spokesp...

Berry picking at Taipei’s only strawberry farm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While Dahu Township in Miaoli is Taiwan’s premiere locale to visit for strawberry season, fruit enthusiasts in Taipei can visit a closer venue, the Donglin Stra...

Taiwan VP encourages crypto-currency research 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President of the Executive Yuan Shih Jun-ji (施俊吉) declared earlier this month that the Taiwanese government needs to be more prepared for potential crypto-curren...

Abandoned tunnels in Kaohsiung, Taiwan turned into eco-habitat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Once used to transport camphor, the Liuoguei Tunnels were abandoned decades ago and have become an incredible environment for biodiversity since. Three tunnels, totalin...

App popularizes digital red envelopes in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new feature on the "Taiwan Pay" app (台灣Pay行動付) allows red envelopes to be exchanged electronically. Taiwan Pay is Taiwan’s answer to mobile banking. T...

Taiwan healthcare APP shows nearest doctor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Health and Welfare advises those in need of medical assistance over the Lunar New Year to first consult their APP to quickly locate the nearest open clinic...