Dirty energy heats up conflicts in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A confrontation between the Taichung City Government and the Taiwan Power Company (TPC) over air pollution has triggered a round of political arm-wrestling between the cen...

Magnitude 4.1 earthquake hits central Taiwan

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit central Taiwan before dawn on Sunday and was felt in several parts of the country, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). No damage or injuries were reported ...

City-sponsored concert takes place in Taiwan’s Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A concert sponsored by Taichung City Government will take place at the plaza in front of Taichung City Hall from 7:00 p.m., Sunday (Aug. 4) with related activities startin...

Taichung MRT Green Line nears completion, test runs start

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After 10 years of work, the Taichung MRT Green Line is nearing completion and started test runs on Wednesday (July 3). Yeh Chao-fu (葉昭甫), head of the Taichung's transpor...

Taichung Prefectural Hall in central Taiwan designated as national historic monument

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taichung Prefectural Hall (台中州廳), now Taichung City Hall, has been successfully upgraded from a municipal historic monument to national status in Jan. this year. Taichung Ci...

Taichung International Dance Parade & Festival to spice up cityscape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The third annual Taichung International Dance Parade & Festival will take place in Taichung on the second weekend of November, featuring 23 performing groups from Taiwan...

Taichung City Hall Station expected to become city’s 2nd largest transit hub

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As Taichung MRT’s Green Line will intersect with the Blue Line at Taichung City Hall Station, the station is expected to become the city’s second largest transit...

Taichung’s second MRT line in full gear after approval from Taiwan’s central government

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taichung Transportation Bureau Director-General Wang Yi-chuan (王義川) said Taichung MRT's Blue Line is in full gear now that the central government has approved the projec...

Taiwan-Europe Wind Industry Summit held in Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Last week, the “Taiwan – Europe Wind Industry Summit: Supply Chain Building and Green Talent Training” event was hosted in Taichung, Taiwan bringing toge...

Taichung MRT Green Line enters systems integration stage

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) Taichung MRT's Green Line is about to undertake the final integration of communications, electricity supply and engineering facilities, officials from the city's Transpor...

Photo of the Day: Elderly bikers complete road trip around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A group of 26 Taiwanese elderly motorcyclists, aged between 75 and 87, successfully completed a tour around the island country riding quad bikes on Saturday (Nov. 11). Each r...

Over 10,000 join 5th annual Dyaco International Marathon in Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan) – Early in the morning on Nov. 5, over 10,000 people lined up to participate in the Dyaco International Marathon (岱宇臺中國際馬拉松) in Taichung, Taiwan. This is the 5th year that the ma...

Tour de France-sanctioned race to take place in Taiwan

A one-day cycling race will be staged Sept. 17 in central Taiwan’s Taichung City as part of the L’Etape by Le Tour de France, a series of public competitions designed to replicate the Tour...

Taichung city hall to raise rainbow flag

The Gender Equity Committee of Taichung City Government passed a resolution to have the city government raise a rainbow flag for a whole week beginning Dec. 10, ahead of the city's Dec. 17 gay pri...

2nd Mitsui Outlet Park in Taiwan to be built in Taichung Port

Sanxin Outlets Co., a joint venture between Japanese real estate developer Mitsui Fudosan and Farglory Land Development, signed a contract Tuesday with Taiwan International Ports Corp. (TIPC) to build...