Special Pokémon GO event to kick off Sunday in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The developer of mobile game phenomenon Pokémon GO is hosting a special event Sunday (Nov. 22) in Tainan, where Pokémon trainers can catch featured monsters ...

Tainan Art Museum kickstarts ‘Vienna Month’ in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A month-long festival celebrating Viennese culture will start Saturday (Nov. 14) at the Tainan Art Museum. The festival is part of a series of events in the run-up to 2...

Foodpanda, southern Taiwan city team up to roll out reusable food containers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan has joined hands with foodpanda to introduce reusable take-out containers for food delivery services in a bid to reduce the use of throwaway tableware. The trial...

National Day fireworks light up southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 33-minute fireworks show lit up the sky over Tainan’s Yuguang Island (漁光島) with exploding patterns marking the nation's Double Ten Day celebrations on Saturday...

Taiwan’s Tainan to roll out multilingual menus for foreign tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan is launching multilingual menus this year in a bid to boost tourism and promote its culinary scene—a source of pride for the southern Taiwanese city. Based...

ECCT signs MOUs with NCKU, SIA to push low-carbon innovation in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Europe's top office promoting business in Taiwan signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Shalun Innovation Alliance (SIA) to promote sustainable green ...

Tainan lists 5 ideal spots for watching Taiwan’s National Day fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tainan City Government has come up with a list of its five most recommended spots for watching the 2020 National Day fireworks spectacle, which will take place in the ...

Taiwan resumes pomelo exports to Japan after 2 decades

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A ceremony was held in Tainan on Friday (Aug. 28) for the resumption of Taiwan-cultivated pomelo exports to Japan, after a 20-year hiatus. An 11-ton batch of the citrus...

Southern Taiwan mayor fined for violations of indoor mask-wearing rule

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-cher (黃偉哲) on Monday (Aug. 24) received the city's first mask violation ticket after removing his face covering during an indoor ceremony to tak...

Taiwan's Tainan donates medical supplies to sister cities in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The southern city of Tainan has donated a large number of epidemic prevention supplies to its U.S. partners in the Sister Cities Program, advocating the slogan "Taiwa...

Tainan testing autonomous bus in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan City began testing self-driving bus routes in the Southern Taiwan Science Park on Sunday (Aug. 9). During the initial testing phase, the autonomous buses will no...

Taiwan's Tainan to make mask-wearing compulsory indoors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The southern city of Tainan will re-enact its compulsory mask-wearing policy in all indoor spaces as a precautionary measure amid the country's increased number of imp...

Market in S. Taiwan to undergo facelift

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A traditional market in southern Taiwan is set to adopt a new look after a renovation project will transform it into a modern marketplace and a new landmark. The Xin Hu...

National Day fireworks to be set off in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Day fireworks will take place on Yuguang Island in the Anping District of Tainan City on Oct. 10. Deputy Director of the Ministry of the Interior Chen Tsun...

'Whale' of an installation on display to boost tourism in S. Taiwan city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The world’s largest art installation of an orca arrived in Tainan on Wednesday (June 24) and was set down on a grassy field at the southwestern city's Eternal Go...