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US senator Markey leads Congressional delegation to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Senator Ed Markey, representatives John Garamendi, Alan Lowenthal, Don Beyer, and Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen will visit Taiwan from Sunday to Monday (Aug. 14-15), as pa...

Chinese suspected of hacking Taiwan 7-Eleven, TRA signs to mock Pelosi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese hackers are suspected to be behind the defacement of digital signboards at a Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) station and 7-Eleven stores that mocked U.S. Hous...

TRA tests Taiwan-made safety system to spot alien objects on tracks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first made-in-Taiwan safety system to detect alien objects on rail tracks and slow down the speed of oncoming trains has been tested successfully, the Taiwan Railways ...

‘Breezy Blue’ hall opens in southern Taiwan to promote vintage rail travel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new Instagram hotspot with the theme of Taiwan’s vintage trains has opened as the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced the resumption of its rail service...

Taiwan Railway bento features China-banned groupers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) is ramping up its effort to promote the new flavor of its signature bento meals, groupers, following China’s ban on the fish las...

US announces NT$3.2 billion arms sale offer to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. officially notified the Taiwan government about a proposed arms sale package worth NT$3.2 billion (US$108 million) on Saturday (July 16). The Ministry of Forei...

Septuagenarian sends NT$10,000 to Taiwan train station to pay for past fare evasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The Gangshan Train Station master on Tuesday (July 12) received a prompt delivery mail that contained NT$10,000 (US$335) cash and a letter from an unknown person who wanted...

Fishing Reels Market Share 2022 | Industry Analysis, Size, Demand, Growth, Trends, And Forecast To 2027

The study undertaken by Astute Analytica foresees a tremendous growth in revenue of the market for global fishing reels market from US$ 3,883 Million in 2021 to US$ 5,075.5 Million by 2027. The market...

Passengers with bikes allowed access to 6 more train stations in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Passengers are allowed to take their bicycles with them to six more train stations in Taichung City from Friday (July 1), in addition to the 10 stations they already have ...

Taiwan Railways Administration to adjust train schedule

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced in a press release on Tuesday (June 14) that a new train schedule will come into effect on June 29. The new schedule ...

Transportation minister envisions one high-speed rail line around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Extensions of the existing high-speed rail line to Yilan in the northeast and to Pingtung in the south will eventually lead to services around Taiwan, Transportation Minis...

40 years after retiring Taiwan train driver with dementia reports for duty on Dragon Boat Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retired Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) driver suffering from dementia believed that he was scheduled to work overtime during the Dragon Boat Festival and dutifully...

US president's policy on Taiwan has confused some but it's actually clear

Some would say it has been difficult at times to discern with any precision exactly what the Biden administration policy on Taiwan is. Since the summer of 2021, U.S. President Joe Biden has continued ...

Taiwan vows to work with US, like-minded partners to counter authoritarianism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will continue to work closely with the U.S. and other like-minded countries to counter authoritarian expansion, maintain Taiwan Strait security, and uphold peace, s...

Taiwan railway union cancels Dragon Boat Festival action

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railway Labor Union (TRLU) announced Wednesday (May 25) it was canceling its plan for an overtime ban during the June 3-5 Dragon Boat Festival holiday. On Ma...