Taroko's Mountain-Moon suspension bridge opens in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hualien County’s latest attraction, the Mountain-Moon suspension bridge (山月吊橋) in Taroko National Park, officially opened Wednesday (Aug. 12), but its daily quota of...

Mountain-Moon Bridge in Taiwan’s Taroko Gorge to open on trial basis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newly rebuilt Mountain-Moon Bridge (山月吊橋) at Taroko Gorge is scheduled to open on a trial basis on the afternoon of Aug. 12 and requires visitors to register online be...

Twinning a tantalizing opportunity

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – The dreaming spires of Oxford will be brighter in the morning sun for Taiwanese students, once university life in the U.K. returns to normal following the Wuhan coronav...

Taiwan Railways woos students with round-the-island 10-day pass

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) is capitalizing on the stimulus voucher scheme with a promotional program aimed at students during the summer break. Students in Ta...

No compensation for Japanese cyclist killed by falling rocks in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Yilan District Court on Wednesday (July 8) rejected a request from relatives to award government compensation for the killing of a Japanese cyclist by falling rocks at...

Taipei Bus Station app a big hit with travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 100,000 people have downloaded the Taipei Bus Station (台北轉運站) app since it was released last year. Consumers have shown more interest in electronic ticket pur...

Coca-Cola launches four Taiwan-themed bottles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four new Coke bottles specifically designed for Taiwanese consumers are now available for purchase. The Coca-Cola Company has worked with celebrated graphic art designe...

Agoda recommends three cycling routes in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As cycling tours have increased in popularity in Taiwan in recent years, international online travel booking platform Agoda has recommended three cycling routes in Taiwan....

Taiwanese college student dies after falling into ravine while mountaineering

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 21-year-old college student surnamed Chien (簡) fell more than 60 meters into a ravine and died Saturday (May 16) on a two-day mountaineering trip to Mt. Bilu (畢祿山) in ce...

Tourists holding party at hot spring in E. Taiwan face fines for polluting water

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bed and breakfast (B&B) operator and more than 10 of his guests are facing fines for water pollution after their party photos at the closed Wenshan hot spring in Tar...

Taiwan records 6 consecutive days without new coronavirus cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With a three-day public holiday starting Friday (May 1), Taiwan recorded its sixth consecutive day without new Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. The total number of c...

Mountain-Moon Bridge at Taiwan’s Taroko Gorge set to open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newly finished Mountain-Moon Bridge (山月吊橋) at Taiwan’s Taroko Gorge is scheduled to open in the second half of this year, according to a news release issued by t...

Tourism Bureau suggests 40 ways to enjoy Taiwan's mountains

The Tourism Bureau on Friday (Jan. 17) unveiled 40 recommended itineraries for alpine travel in Taiwan as the centerpiece of its campaign to market 2020 as the Year of Mountain Tourism. The bureau ...

Around Taiwan in 6 hours: Ministry of Transportation plans faster train travel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Traveling around Taiwan in six hours will be possible in the future thanks to extensions to the island’s only high-speed rail line and the introduction of faster tra...

Magnitude 4 quake jolts Taiwan east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude 4.0 quake struck the town of Xiulin in Hualien County Tuesday (December 10) noon, the Central Weather Bureau announced. No damage or casualties were immedia...