Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Taiwan's Hsinchu light rail expected to open in 2033

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hsinchu light rail system is expected to begin operations in 2033, the Hsinchu City Government said on Wednesday (April 13). According to a press release issued by ...

Taiwan to start 10-day quarantine, open to business travelers on March 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) on Thursday (Feb. 24) announced the mandatory quarantine for overseas arrivals will be shortened to 10 days and borders will be o...

Taiwan's defense ministry seeks wartime control of rail transportation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) recently announced it is seeking to revise the law concerning mobilization of military transport and traffic control in order to pla...

Taiwan HSR’s Yilan Station to be sited near county hall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The site for the Taiwan High Speed Rail’s (THSR) Yilan Station has been selected, with the location 350 meters south of Yilan County Hall, Yilan County Commissioner ...

Take Taiwan High Speed Rail and save big on hotels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) is joining hands with City Suites of the Hai Pa Wang International Group in launching a program offering discounts on train tickets and accom...

Taiwanese line up overnight in Tainan to buy house

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dozens of people lined up in Tainan in the wee hours on Wednesday (Dec. 8) for the chance to purchase an apartment in a red-hot housing market. The number of people que...

Taiwan's largest entertainment and shopping center to open in 2026

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuang San SOGO Department Store Chair Harashima Eiichi and General Manager Chen Kuang-jung (陳光榮) announced at a press conference on Monday (Nov. 15) that the group's F...

Taiwan High Speed Rail resumes non-reserved seats, pre-outbreak train frequency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting Monday (Nov. 8), non-reserved seats are available on Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) trains, and train frequency is back to its usual 1,016 trains a week. Follow...

Taiwan High Speed Rail resumes non-reserved seating

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) riders can now book non-reserved seats as the country further eases COVID-19 restrictions. The sale of non-reserved seat tickets was halte...

Taiwan High Speed Rail schedules 90 new trains starting mid-October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to better serve customers, the Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC) is adding 90 new train schedules starting Oct. 13, and tickets will go on sale by Wednes...

More train tickets for Mid-Autumn Festival to go on sale in Taiwan Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced on Tuesday (Sept. 7) that the bookings of newly available train tickets for during the Mid-Autumn Festival will begin on...

Taiwan will not make major changes to COVID alert until 60% vaccinated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Monday (Aug. 30) that it will not lower its Level 2 alert until at least 60% of the population is vaccinated, but it w...

Landslide cuts off high-speed rail service in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — High-speed rail traffic between Miaoli and Taichung was suspended Saturday (Aug. 7) after a landslide caused by the tropical depression left over from Tropical Storm Lupit...

Ticket refunds surge for Taiwan railway services amid no-movement warning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s railway services are busy handling ticket refunds for the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival holiday as people are advised to stay put amid the COVID-19 outbreak...

Taiwan heightens COVID alert after cluster infections reported

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has heightened its COVID-19 alert to the second level after several domestic transmissions with unknown sources were ...