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Artworks of canceled Taiwan Lantern Festival to be displayed elsewhere

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the 2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival was scrapped due to pandemic concerns, the Tourism Bureau has decided to display the event’s painstakingly crafted artworks elsew...

Taiwan to lift eating ban on HSR trains March 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Feb. 22) announced that all of its epidemic prevention regulations would remain in place in March, with the exception...

Train No. 422 from Taipei to Kaohsiung boasts ‘unparalleled sea views’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A train service that takes passengers more than halfway around Taiwan and treats them to “unparalleled sea views” is proving popular, CNA reported Saturday (Fe...

Taiwan High Speed Rail to verify student ID cards for discounts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC) will on March 22 begin to tighten the identification requirements for passengers using university student discounts, according t...

Reassigned Taiwan High Speed Rail non-reserved seats sell briskly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In line with the government’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC) announced Friday (Jan. 29) the company would suspend...

Taiwan's Tainan to conduct self-driving bus tests with passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan City Government announced in a press release on Friday (Jan. 29) that the city’s self-driving buses have completed tests without passengers along the Shalun r...

Taiwan to ban eating on trains starting Feb. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a fresh outbreak of Wuhan coronavirus cases in northern Taiwan, the government on Friday (Jan. 29) announced an eating and drinking ban on Taiwan High-Speed...

Taiwan restricts train ticket sales to prevent spread of Covid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) during the Lunar New Year holiday, trains will introduce restrictions on the types of tickets they sell, repor...

Taiwan to ban eating, drinking on trains amid COVID outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eating and drinking will be banned on Taiwan Railways Administration and Taiwan High Speed Rail trains in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus during the Lunar N...

Taiwan High Speed Rail to discount prices for university students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s High Speed Rail (HSR) announced that to cater to a large number of college students returning for the spring semester, there will be an increase of both sou...

Taipei sees largest population drop since 1993

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei has experienced the sharpest decline in its population since 1993, according to recent statistics released by the Ministry of the Interior (MOI). The MOI figures...

Taiwan High Speed Rail plans southern expansion to Pingtung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. (THSRC) plans to extend its southern route to Pingtung County, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced on Sunday (Jan. 10). As part of an ef...

Taiwan HSR tickets for Lunar New Year to go on sale Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC) will begin selling tickets for the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday on Monday (Jan. 11). The company announced Friday (Jan. 8)...

Taiwanese police nab man who threatened New Year's Eve bloodshed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese police have arrested a man who posted on the country's largest internet forum that a string of organized massacres would take place at various New Year's...

Taiwan's strict new mask rules kick in today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As one of its strict new measures to prevent the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus during autumn and winter, Taiwan is implementing strict new mask regulations for eight typ...