Confucius supports southern Taiwan’s history and culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legendary philosopher Confucius (孔子) has been recruited by the Tainan County Government (臺南市政府) to promote the region as a tourist destination and to encourage deeper unde...

Taiwan's Penghu seizes opportunity of hosting MBBW World Congress to promote tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Penghu County Government is gearing up for the World Congress (the annual meeting) of "The Most Beautiful Bays in the World Club" and at the same time is grasping the o...

Kinmen drawing more Chinese visitors despite fewer visiting Taiwan

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) Taiwan's outlying Kinmen Island has drawn more Chinese visitors, and for the first time the figure has exceeded that of Taiwanese visitors, but most of them are staying in K...

Cambodia Airways to operate 2 weekly charter flights between Siem Reap and Taipei from Oct 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cambodia Airways held a press conference in Taipei on Tuesday (Sep 11) to announce that it will launch two weekly Siem Reap-Taipei charter flights on October 9, ...

Pingtung County unveils giant lantern ahead of Taiwan Lantern Festival 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Preparations for 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Pingtung are heating up, as the Pingtung County Government (屏東縣政府) unveiled a 2.7 meter tall lantern to inflate interest f...

Taiwan’s new Taichung – Penghu ferry on trial, open to public in April 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After an eight year hiatus, the Taichung – Penghu sea route should re-open to the public in April 2019, in a bid to foster greater tourism. The ferry is expected ...

Malaysian celeb promotes Taiwan as Muslim tourist destination in video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The representative office of Taiwan's Tourism Bureau in Kuala Lumpur on Aug. 29 released a video promoting Taiwan tourism starring Malaysian online celebrities Mira Fi...

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...

2018 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival to take place at Sun Moon Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The 2018 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival will take place at Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area’s Xiangshan Visitor Center from September 7 to September 9, feat...

MOFA welcomes Indian filmmakers to derive inspiration from Taiwanese culture and sceneries   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) welcomed members of India's Film Federation on Aug. 14, in an attempt to promote Taiwan as an ideal filming l...

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...