New Taipei's Shifen Waterfall's summer hours kick in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tourists can enjoy the scenery of Shifen Waterfall (十分瀑布) one hour longer from Monday (June 1), when the geological attraction's summer hours kick in. Shifen Waterf...

Passengers of coronavirus-stricken cruise ship visited Taipei 101, other tourist spots: CDC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of coronavirus cases on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan continues to climb, Taiwanese authorities have pinpointed more than 30 spots visited...

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 ...

Closing time of Shifen Waterfall in New Taipei adjusted to 6 p.m. in summer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The closing time of Shifen Waterfall Park (十分瀑布公園) in Pingxi District, New Taipei City for the next four months from June 1 to Sep. 30 has been adjusted to 6 p.m., an hour later ...

Top 5 places to escape the Taipei heatwave

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The mercury has been hitting new heights in Taipei of late. It has been hot across Taiwan, but in the capital, it has been on a whole other level. Earlier this week, tempera...

10 best souvenirs to bring back from Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Answering the age-old question of what souvenirs to bring back from Taiwan, travel website TheRealTravelers has created a top 10 list of the best mementos to take home after a ...

Visit Shifen and other villages along Pingxi Rail Line

Shifen on the historic single-track Pingxi Branch Rail Line is the place to go for visitors who wish to combine making wishes by flying sky lanterns with visiting the most scenic waterfall in Taiwan. ...

Pleading Korean woman gets lenient sentence for theft

A judge on Thursday gave a lenient sentence to a Korean woman who confessed to stealing a wallet from an Indonesian female tourist at Shifen Old Street and kept pleading for leniency as she has a 70-y...

Famous old streets in Taipei

Amid the sprawling maze of squat, concrete buildings, punctuated by the occasional glittering glass tower, there are a few hidden gems from the long-forgotten past -- Taipei's old streets. ...