The 2020 Taiwan Open of Surfing starts in Taitung today - Surfs Up

TAITUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 18 November 2020 - The 2020 Taiwan Open of Surfing is entering its 10th anniversary this year. The five-day competition will be held in Jinzun Harbor in Taitung Coun...

Taiwan's Taitung offers exclusive tour packages, gifts for expats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taitung County Government is targeting the 780,000 foreigners living in Taiwan by rolling out exclusive tour packages and offering a limited number of hand cream and trave...

Taiwan Open of Surfing Debuts in Taitung on 18 November - Surfs Up

TAITUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 10 November 2020 - The 2020 Taiwan Open of Surfing will be entering its 10th anniversary this year. The five-day competition will be held in Jinzun Harbor in Taitung...

County government forced to buy empty East Taiwan beach hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the latest move in a 16-year-old dispute surrounding a controversial beach hotel, Taitung County Government will have to spend NT$629 million (US$21.9 million) to buy t...

Join an autumn bicycle tour of Taitung to enjoy Taiwan's southeast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Autumn is an ideal time to join a bicycle tour in Taitung and enjoy the cooler weather, sunshine, soft sea breeze, idyllic views, and cleanest air in the country. The T...

Explore east coast of Taiwan by bike during Double Ten holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Domestic tourism in Taiwan is thriving as tourists are avoiding overseas travel during the coronavirus pandemic, and a bike tour in Taitung has become the latest buzzword ...

2020 World Cleanup Day - Let's Keep Taitung Beautiful

TAITUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 30 September 2020 - World Cleanup Day (WCD) is the global social action volunteer program held in coordination with LET'S DO IT! on the 3rd Saturday of every Septemb...

Taitung introduces affordable bike trip along east coast of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Tourism Bureau has decided to promote cycling in Taiwan next year, the Taitung County Government has rolled out an affordable single-day bike trip for citizens who ...

Taiwan’s goal of going bilingual by 2030 unattainable: Education expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Academics warn that major challenges lie ahead for Taiwan as it seeks to become a bilingual country that emphasizes English learning. The Ministry of Education has vowe...

Debuting the World's Only Balloon Festival - 2020 Taiwan International Balloon Festival in Taitung

TAITUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 24 July 2020 - Together with Taiwan's successful response to the pandemic, as well as Taitung County Government's active contingency measures, the Taiwan Internation...

Thousands attend opening of hot air balloon festival in E. Taiwan

Nearly 10,000 people attended the opening of the 10th Taiwan International Balloon Festival at sunrise Saturday, according to the Taitung County government. A total of 18 hot air balloons gathered ...

2020 Taiwan International Balloon Festival to open July 11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taiwan International Balloon Festival will open in Lyue Highland, Taitung County and run for 51 days, from July 11 until August 30. Taitung County's Touris...

‘Most beautiful train station in Taiwan’ could reopen March 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Duoliang Station (多良車站) in eastern Taiwan — known as "the most beautiful train station in Taiwan” — could reopen in March 2022, when the electrifica...

Taiwan's Green Island to boost drinking water accessibility to reduce plastic waste

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Green Island is seeking to wean itself off bottled water in a project that will make drinking water available at 33 spots around the island. In a partner...

Taiwan's hot air balloon festival postponed but not deflated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year’s Taiwan International Balloon Festival will be delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Taitung County Tourism Department Director Yu Ming-hsun (余明勳) announc...