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Passengers with bikes allowed access to 6 more train stations in Taiwan's Taichung City

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

The KMT's radical plan to win Taiwan-centric voters from the DPP

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — In a now-famous interview with the BBC right after winning re-election in 2020, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) dropped this bombshell: “We are an independent country...

Taiwan’s Taichung launches new ‘Seven Heroes of Guguan’ hiking certification system, rewards finishers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung City's Tourism and Travel Bureau has launched a new hiking certification system via the “Traveling in Taichung" app (大玩台中APP ) to reward members of...

Taiwan reports 35,914 local COVID cases, 103 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 35,914 local COVID cases on Tuesday (July 5), a 55.8% increase from the previous day. CECC Spokesperson Chuang Jen-...

Tourism across Taiwan shows signs of revival during summer vacation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tourism across Taiwan is showing signs of revival during the peak summer travel season as Taiwan's COVID cases subside. Hualien Hotel Association Chairperson Chang ...

Taiwan reports 23,045 local COVID cases, 69 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 23,045 local COVID cases on Monday (July 4), a 29% decrease from the previous day. CECC Spokesperson Chuang Jen-hsi...

Air quality shows improvement as sky is clear enough to spot Taiwan's highest peak: Taichung Mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕) posted a picture on Monday (July 4) taken from downtown that is said to be proof of improving air quality in Taichung, which has a reputa...

Surveillance video showing group attack in central Taiwan goes viral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Surveillance footage of a brawl in central Taiwan at a KTV this week has gone viral. The video shows an elderly man in an orange polo shirt standing in an elevator by t...

Taiwan Army sends Clouded Leopard armored vehicles into traffic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — “Clouded Leopard” armored vehicles will soon appear on Taiwan’s roads to familiarize Army drivers with a civilian environment, reports said Saturday (Jul...

Taiwan reports 34,748 local COVID cases, 96 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan announced 34,748 local COVID-19 infections on Saturday (July 2), as well as 79 imported cases and 96 deaths, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)...

Former legislator leaves Taiwan Statebuilding Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Statebuilding Party (TSP) on Friday (June 1) named 24 candidates for the year-end local elections after its only former legislator, Chen Po-wei (陳柏惟) announced ...

Taiwan reports 35,699 local COVID cases, 121 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 35,699 local COVID cases on Friday (July 1), an 8% decrease from the previous day. Philip Lo (羅一鈞), deputy head of...

Manicurist admits to being drug ringleader in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young woman who lived a lavish lifestyle and posed as a manicurist has confessed to being the head of a drug trafficking ring in central Taiwan. In January of this ye...

Taiwan reports 38,846 local COVID cases, 118 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 38,846 local COVID cases on Thursday (June 30), a 7.7% decrease from the previous day. Philip Lo (羅一鈞), deputy head...

Taiwanese judo coach sentenced to 9 years for killing 7-year-old student

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A judo coach surnamed Ho (何) was charged with manslaughter and sentenced to nine years in prison by Taichung District Court on Wednesday (June 29) for killing a 7-year-old...