Malaysian artist Namewee releases promo video for Taipei tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Department of Information and Tourism in Taipei in cooperation with a Malaysian hip-hop rapper, filmmaker, actor, composer, and actor Namewee (黃明志) launched promotional...

Taiwan Nobel laureate throws first pitch at New York Mets game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner Yuan T. Lee (李遠哲) threw the ceremonial first pitch, kicking off the MBL baseball match between the New York Mets and Washington N...

Taiwan actor Jasper Liu promotes Taiwan in Seoul

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese actor, model, and musician Jasper Liu (劉以豪), who acted on 2017 Taiwanese movie "Take Me to The Moon," went to Seoul to promote "Fun Taipei 台北冬...

Israeli model Bar Zomer's marriage proposal at Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake goes viral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Bar Zomer, a famous Israel model and internet celebrity with 430,000 followers in Instagram, posted a marriage proposal from her boyfriend while she was in Sun Moon Lake. The...

Taiwan’s mountains better than beaches and cocktails: US tour guide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. tour guide Cheryl Robbins has lived in Taiwan for nearly 30 years, and is a key figure promoting Taiwan's indigenous culture and natural wonders, as revealed in a...

Easter Island, Taiwan's Lanyu Township forge sisterhood ties: MOFA

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Chile's Easter Island and Lanyu Township in Taitung County forged sisterhood relations Friday through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Lanyu Friday, the Minist...

OhBear balloon takes off at Taiwan International Balloon Festival in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Tourism Bureau and Taitung County Government unveiled the OhBear hot air balloon at the 2018 Taiwan International Balloon Festival in Luye Township (鹿野鄉)...

Taiwan boosts tourism cooperation with Myanmar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In an attempt to attract a larger number of tourists from Myanmar, Taiwan's Tourism Bureau organized the first overseas tourism workshop in the Southeast Asian nation....

Taiwan renews visa-free entry program for Philippines, Thailand and Brunei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Visa-free entry for citizens from the Philippines, Thailand, and Brunei is going to be extended for one year, announced the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) in a pr...

Taiwan Nobel laureate to throw first pitch at New York Mets game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New York Mets announced July 10 that Taiwan Nobel Prize winner, Dr. Yuan T. Lee (李遠哲), will throw the opening pitch at a New York Mets baseball game Aug...

Taiwan tourism gets aboard LA train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Tourism Bureau painted a Los Angeles metro train with scenes from Taiwan, in a bid to entice more Americans to visit the tropical island, reported CNA. The t...

Taiwan extends visa-free entry to Philippines, Thailand, and Brunei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Visa-free entry for citizens from the Philippines, Thailand, and Brunei is going to be extended for one year, announced Minister without Portfolio Chang Ching-sen (張景森) yesterd...

Registration for 2018 Penghu Cross-sea Marathon begins now 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The 2018 Gaillardia Island Penghu Cross-sea Marathon, which will take place on November 4 in Taiwan’s outlying county of Penghu, will feature creative cheerleaders, creativ...

‘Coolest job in Taiwan’ recruiting activity to close soon, interested people mustn't hesitate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—With the closing date of “the coolest job in Taiwan”—playing hosts to Taiwan 10 charming islands—recruiting activity being only 11 days fro...

Taiwan is gunning for 'unlicensed rentals' with AirBnB in its crosshairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan government, in cooperation with some of the largest Taiwanese travel companies, are poised to start cracking down on businesses that provide “un...