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Taiwan's Tainan to conduct more self-driving bus tests with passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the completion of self-driving bus tests with passengers along the Shalun route in February, the city of Tainan will start tests along the Southern Taiwan Science Pa...

Taiwan's Tainan to conduct self-driving bus tests with passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan City Government announced in a press release on Friday (Jan. 29) that the city’s self-driving buses have completed tests without passengers along the Shalun r...

Photo of the Day: Heart-shaped fireworks in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American blogger captured this photograph of red aerial bursts appearing to form the shape of a heart on Sunday (Nov. 15). The photo was taken by Daniel Arreola, who...

New Tamsui light rail line to Fisherman's Wharf starts service

Taipei, Nov. 15 (CNA) A new section of the Danhai Light Rail Transit system in New Taipei, which extends the service along a route to Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf, started operations Sunday with a ser...

New Taipei to celebrate opening of Blue Sea Line with festivities, fireworks display

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first section of New Taipei City's Blue Sea Line will open on Sunday (Nov. 15), and various activities will take place at Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf that day to ...

Parents of Malaysian student's killer call for his execution in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The parents of a man suspected of raping and murdering a Malaysian student in southern Taiwan on Tuesday (Nov. 3) expressed their hope that their son would be given the de...

New Taipei to offer 1 month of free rides along new light rail line

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first phase of New Taipei City's Blue Sea Line, which is a part of the Danhai Light Rail, is expected to open this month and will offer free rides for a month when...

Malaysian student strangled to death in southern Taiwan, man confesses to crime

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a Malaysian woman went missing on Wednesday (Oct. 28), police on Thursday (Oct. 29) apprehended a suspect, who confessed to killing her by strangulation and disposin...

ECCT signs MOUs with NCKU, SIA to push low-carbon innovation in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Europe's top office promoting business in Taiwan signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Shalun Innovation Alliance (SIA) to promote sustainable green ...

Taiwan Danhai Light Rail’s 1st phase Blue Sea Line opening late 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City Government on Monday (Aug. 31) completed the preliminary inspection of the construction of Danhai Light Rail’s first phase Blue Sea Line from Binhai ...

Fireworks show to take place in New Taipei tonight at Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City will hold a fireworks display that will last five minutes and 20 seconds at Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf at 8 p.m. tonight (Aug. 30), and the public is adv...

Tainan testing autonomous bus in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan City began testing self-driving bus routes in the Southern Taiwan Science Park on Sunday (Aug. 9). During the initial testing phase, the autonomous buses will no...

Passengers using mobile payment to ride New Taipei light rail at half price

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —New Taipei Metro Corporation (NTMC) will launch a half-price deal for passengers who use mobile payments to ride the Danhai Light Rail in order to boost passenger volume in...

Innovation ecosystem launched to revolutionize S. Taiwan business landscape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the coronavirus pandemic creates headwinds for many industries in Taiwan, a Tainan university is set to lead an innovation ecosystem in which the government and top tec...

Tsai attends opening of Taiwan's first self-driving car test site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen and former premier William Lai (賴清德) attended the opening ceremony of Taiwan’s first intelligent driving vehicle test center on Monday. The...