'Starlight Water Dance' show at Taiwan’s Cihu runs until April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Daily fountain shows with water and colorful lights will take place at the Cihu Memorial Sculpture Park in Taoyuan every night from now until March 31, 2021, according to ...

Rabbit bites off toddler's fingertip at leisure farm in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rabbit bit off part of a toddler's finger after he stuck it through a fence at a leisure farm in northern Taiwan's Taoyuan City last week. While visiting Goat...

All 189 Taiwan contacts of infected Thai worker test negative for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid fears that Taiwan could be facing a new cluster outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) reported on Wednesday (July 2...

Taiwan's Taoyuan disinfects district where infected Thai worker lived

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to news that a Thai migrant worker who tested positive for Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) after he returned to his home country had lived and worked in Taoyuan, ...

Taiwan parks open water facilities to beat summer heat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As summer heatwaves continue to scorch Taiwan and people are left wondering where they can go to enjoy the outdoors without getting heatstroke, those living in Taoyuan and...

Stay in Taiwan’s Taoyuan overnight, receive free tour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To capitalize on the Taiwan Tourism Bureau's hotel subsidy program, which became effective on July 1, the Taoyuan City Government is offering tourists a deal — i...

Taoyuan plans agricultural biotech park to boast Taiwan's circular economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) has announced a plan to build an agricultural biotech park aimed at cutting red tape in order to free up Taiwan's biotech sector. ...

Mayor hopes to see Paper Windmill Theatre relocate to Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) would like to see the Paper Windmill Theatre relocate to Taoyuan City after the performance art troupe's studio in New Taipei City b...

Lights out for IKEA Taoyuan branch in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — IKEA’s Taoyuan branch is bidding farewell to the public after 15 years and making way for a new store set to open later this year. The branch, located on Zhongsha...

Visit scenic lake favored by Chiang Kai-shek in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Groups of 10 or fewer people can now register on-site to visit Back Cihu — a historic lake where former Taiwanese leader Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) often spent time with ...

Beached ship harms local marine fauna in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A CPC Corporation (CPC) work vessel that had been beached on March 28 at the coast in Datan, an industrial borough in northern Taiwan, was found to have destroyed a vast a...

Live images of tourist hotspots provided by Taiwan city helps people make travel decisions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan City Government is providing live images of eight popular tourists spots across the city using existing surveillance systems to help people wishing to avoid crowds...

Quarantined couple found dead from apparent suicide in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A couple who had been living under quarantine after visiting Japan was found dead from an apparent suicide late last week, but the coroner found they tested negative for W...

Lupine flower festival in N. Taiwan to offer outdoor enjoyment amid virus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taoyuan Lupinus Festival will open on Saturday (Feb. 15) and run through March 8, providing good opportunities for people to enjoy the outdoor amidst fear for the...

Plum blossoms at Jiaobanshan Residence in N. Taiwan enter best viewing season

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The numerous plum trees at Jiaobanshan Residence in Taoyuan’s Fuxing District have been blossoming since Dec. 27, emitting a delicate fragrance, according to a press...