Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Latest News Taiwan goes 11 days without new coronavirus case https://t.co/dqzFET914e pic.twitter.com/B9Cf4lfDf8 — Taiwan News (@TaiwanNews886) May 18, 2020 #Taiwan considers allowin...

Taiwan Railways, High Speed Rail services to allow food from June 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eating and drinking will again be allowed on Taiwan’s two major rail transport services starting June 1, as the country relaxes restrictions imposed to fight the cor...

Taiwan's social distancing seating rules to be relaxed on June 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan goes 45 days without a new local infection of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the country announced its rules on social distancing for seating in most public s...

Taiwan planning to allow foreign tourists in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is planning to gradually reopen transportation and tourism in three stages, the last of which will allow foreign tourists to visit the country in October, according...

THSR non-reserved seats unavailable during Labor Day holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) announced the suspension of sales for non-reserved seat tickets from Thursday (April 30) through Sunday to reduce infection risks during the ...

Unmasked commuters turned away at Taiwan train stations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Only a few commuters have been stopped from boarding Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) and Taiwan High-Speed Rail (THSR) trains on Thursday (April 2) for not wearing fa...

Taipei, Kaohsiung MRTs call for unified mask wearing standards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Metro and Kaohsiung Metro are urging the central government to introduce unified mask-wearing standards across the mass rapid transit networks. Passengers riding...

Masks mandatory on Taiwan trains, intercity buses starting today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Everyone taking trains and inter-city buses in Taiwan should wear masks beginning Wednesday (April 1), while temperature checks are being implemented at train stations, ai...

Taiwan High Speed Rail to cut services amid falling demand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) announced Monday (March 23) that train services will be pared down between April 18 and June 21 due to a fall in passenger demand caused by t...

TRA recruits staff to monitor passenger temperatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) plans to recruit 84 staff with nursing backgrounds to operate 32 infrared cameras that are expected to be installed at major train ...

Taiwan's THSR to cancel non-reserved seats first week of April as virus precaution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) is canceling all non-reserved seats for the first week of April as the rail company gears up for the high volume of passengers returning ...

Taiwan High Speed Rail, hotels work to cushion impact of Wuhan virus scare

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) is joining partnering hotels in delivering 12 promises that will assure the safety of customers amid coronavirus fears expected to hurt the i...

Taiwan’s Hsinchu announces transport for reopened zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsinchu City Government has announced its public transport measures for Dec. 28-29, when Hsinchu Zoo reopens after a two-year makeover. The city’s Department of T...

Dazzling Christmasland festival illuminates New Taipei tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's annual Christmasland will light up tonight (Nov. 15) in New Taipei City Plaza and for the rest of the holiday season will include lights shows, marke...

Taiwan High Speed Rail says trains will run as scheduled on Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSR) has announced that its operations will be normal on Monday (Sept. 30). THSR says that based on theCentral Weather Bureau (CWB)...