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Taiwan Tourist Shuttle rolls out 50% discounts on bus fares for 48 routes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Passengers using electronic tickets to take Taiwan Tourist Shuttle buses (台灣好行) will enjoy 50% discounts on bus fares from now until Sept. 30, the Directorate General of Hi...

Taiwan announces prolonged mask rules for July 1-31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (June 29) announced its mask regulations for July. It said, taking into account the large-scale epidemic in Taiw...

Taiwan’s Zhubei City to launch YouBike 2.0 on June 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 35 YouBike 2.0 stations will come into service in Hsinchu County’s Zhubei City next Monday (June 27) in the first phase of the county’s public bicyc...

TAIFEX to launch futures tracking Taiwan's semiconductor, logistics giants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) unveiled two new futures tracking the main board's most active semiconductor and transportation and shipping stocks, which will be...

Transportation minister envisions one high-speed rail line around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Extensions of the existing high-speed rail line to Yilan in the northeast and to Pingtung in the south will eventually lead to services around Taiwan, Transportation Minis...

Taiwan announces mask rules for June 1-30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (May 30) announced its mask regulations for the month of June. At a press conference that afternoon, CECC head Chen...

Taipei police beef up patrols after bomb threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police are responding to a series of bomb threats this week targeting major transportation hubs and landmarks in Taipei. The Taipei City Police Department said on Frida...

Taiwan announces mask rules for May 1-31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (April 27) announced its mask regulations for the month of May. During a press conference that afternoon, CECC h...

Taiwan's Hsinchu County to launch YouBike 2.0, first 41 stations to operate by June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Installation of YouBike 2.0 has been in full swing in Hsinchu County since March when County Commissioner Yang Wen-ke (楊文科) signed a contract with YouBike Co, and the coun...

Taiwan's Hsinchu light rail expected to open in 2033

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hsinchu light rail system is expected to begin operations in 2033, the Hsinchu City Government said on Wednesday (April 13). According to a press release issued by ...

Rail chaos demolition workers post bail in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the unauthorized demolition that caused a cement factory tower to knock down a transmission tower and disrupt railway service, four people involved in the demoli...

Demolition violations named as cause of Taiwan high-speed rail chaos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A high-speed rail service breakdown that affected 120,000 travelers was the result of a subcontractor taking down a cement factory tower in one go, reports said Saturday (...

Cement plant accident disrupts Taiwan high-speed rail traffic on holiday eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An accident at a cement plant in Kaohsiung City caused a loss of power and disruptions of high-speed rail traffic on the eve of a four-day holiday Friday (April 1). Pow...

Taiwan announces mask, vaccine rules for April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (March 28) announced its mask regulations and vaccination requirements for entertainment venues for the month of April...

Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. turns away from Japanese train suppliers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC) is turning to alternative suppliers as prices quoted by Japanese companies for new trains are “unreasonable,” CN...