Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport opens inspiring 1930s-style food court

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport has grown in size and scope to welcome more visitors every year, but the opening on Saturday (Dec. 14) of a multifunctional food court...

Taiwan charges 15 in corruption scandal at country’s main airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A former head of engineering and 14 others were charged Thursday (December 12) with corruption involving the building of Terminal 2 at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport...

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake jolts NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.0 earthquake shook northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 10:02 p.m. this evening (Dec. 11), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicent...

Singapore recommends Taiwan for Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Christmas just around the corner, a Singapore media outlet is recommending Taiwan as first choice for a Christmas and New Year vacation, citing as reasons convenient ...

Bikeway connecting New Taipei and Taoyuan inaugurated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mayors of New Taipei City and Taoyuan both participated in the inauguration ceremony for a 65-kilometer bikeway that now connects the two cities, CNA reported on Tuesd...

Taiwan welcomes year's 2-millionth Japanese visitor

The number of Japanese tourists visiting Taiwan in a single year broke the 2 million mark for the first time Monday (Dec. 9), with the lucky 2-millionth arrival feted with various gifts from the Touri...

Taiwan's I-Mei Foods invests NT$3 billion to expand biomedicine campus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — I-Mei Foods Co. is further expanding its footprint in Taoyuan and aims to become Asia's third-largest freeze vacuum drying service provider, with the lofty goal of pro...

Taiwan to apply for U.S. border preclearance: minister

The Taiwan government will officially apply soon to join the United States border preclearance system, in a bid to expedite entry by its citizens into the U.S., Transportation Minister Lin Chia-lung (...

Ban on disposable tableware at restaurants, food courts to start Jan. 1

A ban on the use of disposable tableware at restaurants and food courts in shopping malls will take effect in 10 municipalities in Taiwan next year, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) s...

Temperatures in N. Taiwan dip to 8.6 degrees C on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Temperatures in northern Taiwan dropped to 8.6 degrees Celsius on Sunday (Dec. 8) under the influence of a continental cold air mass, setting a new record low for flat are...

Video shows KMT legislator assaulting Taipei police officer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a demonstration held by the Kuomintang (KMT) party outside the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (Dec. 6), legislator Chen Yin-min (陳宜民) was caught on video ...

Taiwan issues yellow cold advisory for 5 cities and counties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the first time this winter, the Central Weather Bureau is issuing a "yellow" cold advisory, meaning that the minimum temperature is expected to dip below 10 ...

Taiwan's CAL to launch regular flights to Cebu from March

China Airlines (CAL), Taiwan's largest carrier, announced Thursday it will start regular flights to Cebu, the second-largest city in the Philippines, from March 2020. According to CAL, it will ...

Snow likely in mountains today as cold air mass blasts Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A combination of a northeast monsoon and a continental cold air mass will bring cold and wet weather to Taiwan today (Dec. 6), with snow likely in the mountains today and ...

Indonesia's Batik Air to open Taoyuan-Jakarta route Dec. 13

Indonesia's Batik Air will open a daily service between Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and Jakarta Dec. 13, according to Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration. Flights will depart...