A new venue for outdoor activities in C. Taiwan: Caohu River Bikeway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Caohu River Bikeway (草湖溪自行車道) in Taichung's Dali District has become one of the hottest tourist spots in the city after the completion of its second-phase construc...

Taiwan’s local governments cancel school trips and religious parades amid coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the number of confirmed Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases rose again Wednesday (Feb. 26), local governments announced bans on mass gatherings such as school trips and ...

Company in central Taiwan put into quarantine after employee’s family infected with Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A company in Taichung City instructed all of its employees to quarantine themselves at home until Mar. 1 because a family member of a company employee is confirmed to have...

Central Taiwan’s Wuri blooms with sunflowers and cosmos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sunflowers and cosmos are blooming in a 400-hectare field in Taichung’s Wuri District, a news release on Taichung Travel Net reported on Saturday (Jan. 18). The f...

Five most searched attractions in Taiwan’s Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung Travel Net recommends five of the "most searched" attractions in Taichung during the 2019 Lunar New Year period for those who would like to visit the ci...

Foodpanda couriers stage nationwide protest over pay cut

Foodpanda delivery couriers on Thursday staged a series of coordinated protests across Taiwan against the company's recent decision to reduce their pay. At one demonstration in front of the Tai...

Free festive hand lanterns to given out in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tourism Bureau released its annual hand lanterns during a press conference at the Grand Hotel Taipei on Monday (Jan. 13) and announced they will be given away for free...

Isuzu to build car factory in Taiwan's Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taichung City Government announced on Monday (Jan. 6) that Japanese car manufacturer Isuzu will build its first overseas manufacturing base for eco-friendly commercial...

Taichung to ban smoking at over 1,400 overhangs, storefronts Jan. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taichung City Government announced Monday (Dec. 30) that smoking will no longer be allowed near approximately 1,400 pedestrian overhangs and storefronts starting Wedne...

Over 350 performances scheduled for 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 350 performances by well-known Taiwanese and overseas groups will be held at the 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung from Feb. 8–23, according to a pr...

Taichung scraps permits for Taichung Power Plant generators for excessive coal consumption

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taichung Power Plant was issued its third hefty fine on Wednesday (Dec. 25) as the city government announced the revocation of coal-use permits for two of its generato...

Regional environmental education center launched by Taiwan, US

The Global Environmental Education Partnership Asia-Pacific Regional Center opened Dec. 3 in the central city of Taichung, highlighting the commitment of Taiwan and the U.S. to ensuring a healthy and ...

Two Dakeng hiking trails in central Taiwan attractively restored

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two hiking trails in the Dakeng Scenic Area damaged by heavy rains, Trails No. 1 and No. 6, have recently been restored and their safety much improved, CNA reported on Sun...

Video shows pollution from China bearing down on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Air quality is expected to deteriorate throughout the day in Taiwan today (Nov. 18) as air pollution drifts south from China. As a northeast wind gradually strengthens,...

‘The Little Prince’ flower fest set to bloom in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taichung International Flower Carpet Festival 2019 in Taichung's Xinshe District will take place from Saturday (Nov. 9) to Dec. 2 and will put a spotlight on the r...