Taoyuan Minnan Festival to present rich Taiwanese cultural activities and entertainment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Minnan, or “Southern Fujian,” atmosphere will fill the air in Taiwan’s Taoyuan City in June and early July when the 2109 Taoyuan Minnan Festival unleashe...

Taiwan's high speed rail to increase services from July 1

There will be 18 weekly services added to Taiwan's bullet train system from July 1 to meet increasing travel demand from its passengers, the Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp (THSRC) announced Monday. ...

Taiwan Tourist Shuttle route changes from May 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two Taiwan Tourist Shuttle (台灣好行) routes in Taoyuan will be replaced by new routes starting May 1. This will enable passengers to "travel between transportation hu...

Taiwan hails home-built locomotive simulator as milestone for rail industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) and National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) jointly inaugurated a Taiwan-built “locomotive simulator” on...

Taiwan Railways Administration’s 4th generation ticketing system criticized

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan Railways Administration’s (TRA) fourth generation ticketing system was severely criticized by legislators at a hearing at the Legislative Yuan's Transportatio...

Tickets for Taiwan HSR can now be purchased on Facebook

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Passengers can now purchase Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) tickets via Facebook Messenger, announced the Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. (THSRC) on Thursday (March 29). To book ...

Taipei MRT free Wi-Fi contractor suspected of Communist China ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A subcontractor which has won the bid to provide Free Wi-Fi being on Taiwan's mass transit railways may be funded by Communist China, announced the Investment Commission, M...

Taiwan High Speed Rail announces specially priced ‘spring tour’ package

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC) on March 14 announced a specially priced “spring tour” package that includes a round-trip bullet train ticket plus one ni...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau to offer spring travel subsidies of up to NT$1,500

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Tourism Bureau yesterday announced that it will offer spring travel subsidies of up to NT$1,500 for citizens between the ages of 18 and 40. Tourism Bureau directo...

Bookings of Taiwan bullet train tickets for Tomb Sweeping Day holiday start March 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Bookings of Taiwan High Speed Rail tickets for this year’s four-day Tomb Sweeping Day holiday (Apr. 4 – 7) and extended period will begin at midnight (12:00 a....

600,000 visitors watch opening of Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 600,000 visitors attended the opening night of the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival (台灣燈會) in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County yesterday evening (Feb. 19). At 7 p.m. l...

Taiwan Lantern Festival lights up tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Taiwan Lantern Festival (台灣燈會) kicks off tonight (Feb. 19) and will last until March. 3 in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County. At 7 p.m. tonight Taiwan Preside...

Taiwan Lantern Festival kicks off tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Taiwan Lantern Festival kicks off tomorrow (Feb. 19) and will last until March. 3 in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County. This year's Taiwan Lantern Festiva...

Taiwan's Tainan offers package tours for Yanshui Beehive Fireworks Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Tourism Bureau of Tainan City Government teams up with six travel agencies to offer package tours for attending this year’s Yanshui Beehive Fireworks Festival, w...

Taiwan High Speed Rail to offer 2 new pre-paid pass options from March 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Monday, Jan. 28, Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) announced a special deal for travelers purchasing tickets for trains after March 15. Two special discount ticket optio...