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Ride a bike through ‘golden tunnel’ formed by cassia fistula flowers in southwestern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Bright yellow cassia fistula flowers have turned a section of the Puzih River bikeway (朴子溪自行車道) in southwestern Taiwan’s Chiayi County into a “golden tunnel,&r...

National Palace Museum in central Taiwan to host largest outdoor party of year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum (NPMSB) is joining hands with retailer Carrefour and the Chiayi County Government to throw an outdoor party from Nov. 19-...

Visitors to National Palace Museum's S Taiwan branch this year exceed 1 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of visitors this year to the southern branch of the National Palace Museum surpassed one million on Saturday (Dec. 7), marking the success of the museum as it s...

10 must-go arts and culture events taking place in Taiwan this October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is abounding with arts and culture this October, and Taiwan News has selected 10 must-go events happening across the island, from Taipei in the north to Kaohsiung i...

Fire reported at Taiwan's National Palace Museum in Chiayi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A fire was reported at the southern branch of the National Palace Museum in Chiayi, Taiwan in the early morning of Monday (Aug. 12); no art nor artifacts were damaged. ...

Southern Branch of Taiwan's National Palace Museum launches summer art events for families

CHIAYI (Taiwan News) — The Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum (SBNPM) is hosting a series of free events in the “Summer Family Art Months” from July to September 1. SBN...

Chunghwa Post to issue new collection of blue and white porcelain stamps Nov. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chunghwa Post is to issue a new collection of blue and white pottery stamps on Nov. 15. To celebrate the beauty of the Chinese cultural relics, many of which are housed...

Taipei National Palace Museum to close its doors for 3 years in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s National Palace Museum will close for three years in 2020, KMT legislator Ko Chih-en (柯志恩) announced today. The museum is to undergo a complete renovatio...

‘Jadeite Cabbage’ from National Palace Museum to be exhibited at Taichung Flora Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Visitors to the upcoming 2018 Taichung World Flora Exposition will be able to see the “Jadeite Cabbage” (翠玉白菜)—arguably the most popular attraction in th...

Taiwan boasts two museums among Top 25 Museums in Asia: TripAdvisor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The travel site TripAdvisor has released their annual rankings of museums and landmarks all over the globe, based on user reviews. In this year’s Travelers’...

Southern Branch of National Palace Museum to hold ‘cat festival’ in Taiwan’s Chiayi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To time with the “Cat Festival”—a room escape game presented by the Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum (故宮南院), the Culture & Tourism Burea...

Taiwan's NPM Southern Branch helps Chiayi scale new tourism heights

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum is the most significant recent addition to Taiwan’s cultural landscape. Opening its doors in December 2015 following mo...

Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau premieres video promoting train tours around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau on March 28 premiered a video promoting train tours around Taiwan for international tourists who like to arrange their own itineraries. ...

Chaiyi unveils county mascot ahead of Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Chiayi County, where the 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival will be held in March, unveiled the county’s mascot on Thursday. The mascot originates from the bird of Chia...

New Year's Concert in Vienna to be telecast live outdoors in Southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --​ A live telecast of the Vienna Philharmonic New Year's Concert 2018 will again be available in Taiwan for public viewing by Taiwan Television Enterprise Ltd. (TTV) on Jan. ...