Central Taiwan city partners with Japan's Nagoya to boost tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung and the Japanese city of Nagoya have agreed to promote tourism through expanding bilateral collaboration. Deputy Taichung Mayor Bruce Linghu (令狐榮達) signed a to...

Foreign tourists to enjoy 'buy 1, get 1 free' deal on Taiwan's HSR until Jan. 20, 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A special "buy one, get one free' discount for foreign tourists who take Taiwan's High Speed Rail (HSR) trains to Taichung and areas further south will run until J...

Taiwan Light Environment Award to be revealed in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Light Environment Award is down to three finalists, with the award ceremony to take place on Nov. 22, the Coretronic Culture and Arts Foundation (中強光電文化藝術基金會) a...

2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival poster revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Tourism Bureau has revealed the poster for the 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival, which is designed around the theme of a fantasy forest. The event poster was d...

Taiwan’s Taichung touts digital governance at Asia Pacific Cities Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taichung City government shared its experience in digital governance with participants at the 2019 Asia Pacific Cities Summit & Mayors’ Forum taking place be...

Canal Story exhibition takes place at Taichung World Flora Exposition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The exhibition "Canal Story" shows the harmonization of humanity and nature at the Discovery Pavilion inside the Taichung World Flora Exposition. Canal Story ...

Traditional floral design blossoms in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- In contrast to the bold colors and loud displays of Western floral arrangements, Eastern designs are inspired by the delicate brushwork of calligraphy. The aim is to present a...

Sea of Flowers in Xinshe, central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Sea of Flowers activity in Xinshe greets the public with breathtaking views of vast oceans of flowers, according to a statement posted on the official website of the...

First circular building in Taiwan unveiled at Taichung Flora Expo

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — The Holland Pavilion, the first circular building in Taiwan and a tangible symbol of Taiwan-Netherlands cooperation, was officially unveiled at the Taichung World Flora ...

Taiwan's Taichung Flora Expo to feature horticulture, performances

TAIPEI (CNA) -- An international flora exposition featuring the horticulture from around the world and including dance, music and drama performances from home and abroad, is set to kick off in Taichun...

Bangkok, Phnom Penh to launch direct flights to central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to attract more visitors from Southeast Asia to the Taichung World Flora Exposition, the city government has worked with private airlines to launch direct flights...

Free shows at World Flora Exposition opening on Nov. 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Free shows from domestic and international performing arts groups are scheduled for the evening of Nov. 3, when the Taichung World Flora Exposition opens at Shuinan Smart Ci...

Maori dance troupe arrives in Taiwan for upcoming Taichung Flora Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Travelers at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport were wowed by a traditional Maori dance brought by a New Zealand troupe on Oct. 29 in a warm-up event for the upcomin...

Artworks of 4 museums from Taiwan, Japan on display in Taichung

TAIPEI (CNA) -- An exhibition of select artworks from collections of four museums in Taiwan and Japan opened Saturday in Taichung, as a prelude to the 2018 Taichung World Flora Exposition to be held f...

Museums from Taiwan and Japan jointly hold flower-themed exhibition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A grand scale flower-themed exhibition will be held at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts starting Oct. 6, featuring artifacts from three museums in Taiwan and one in Jap...