Tsai video promoting Taiwan draws cheers from Mets crowd

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A video featuring Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen and Taiwan Youtuber Tsai Aga (蔡阿嘎) received enthusiastic cheers from the crowd at a New York Mets game on Saturday (Sept. 7). ...

Taiwan to issue postage stamps featuring east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new set of postage stamps featuring the picturesque landscape of Hualien County in eastern Taiwan will go on sale Aug. 28 in a bid to promote tourism, announced Chunghwa...

Taiwan News interviews outgoing Israeli envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Israeli envoy to Taiwan, Asher Yarden, has been serving as the chief of the Israel Economic and Cultural Office (ISECO) in Taipei since summer of 2015. After four years of ...

Jiuqudong Trail in Taiwan's Taroko National Park reopens to public on June 24 after six years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After being closed for six years for renovation, Jiuqudong Trail (九曲洞步道) in Taroko National Park will reopen to the public on June 24, Central News Agency (CNA) reported o...

South Korean woman injured as rock hits bus after Taiwan earthquake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A South Korean woman was taken to hospital after a falling rock hit her tour bus in Hualien County Saturday (April 20), just two days after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit ...

Video shows boulder barely miss car during quake in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dashcam video has surfaced showing a massive boulder barely missing a motorist driving through Taroko Gorge as the powerful magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan at 1:...

17 injured by magnitude 6.1 earthquake in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 17 people have been reported as suffering significant injuries in greater Taipei and Hualien after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan's Hualien Cou...

2 tourists injured in rockfall after magnitude 6.1 quake strikes E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan's Hualien County, two tourists have been reported injured in Taroko Gorge, including a Malaysian man who is currently...

Westerdam cruise liner returns to Hualien, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On its return journey around southern Taiwan, the international cruise liner, the Westerdam, was welcomed back to Hualien by the Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TI...

Honoring Children’s Day in Taiwan, Taroko Gorge to be Child-Proofed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Citing concerns that not enough is being done to encourage families with small children to experience the majesty of Taiwan’s most famous scenic area, Taiwan’s Mini...

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolts Northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A magnitude 4.7 earthquake struck off the coast of Yilan County at 8:05 p.m. Friday, but no immediate damage or casualties were reported. The epicenter of the quake was locat...

Swallow Grotto Trail in Taroko National Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Swallow Grotto Trail is the most easily accessible trail in the world-famous Taroko Gorge of Hualien County, Eastern Taiwan. The Swallow Grotto Trail in Taroko National Par...

Australia envoy shares favorite aspects of Taiwan after hiking Yushan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Australian envoy to Taiwan, Gary Cowan, recently spoke with Taiwanese media about his experience in Taiwan and his fondness for the country. Cowan, who is a an avid...

Top 10 fiction books about Taiwan

Last week, we compiled a rundown of our top 7 non-fiction books about Taiwan, its people, and its culture. The response to this article from readers has been fantastic with many people commenting on t...

Lonely Planet travel writer to publish book about Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American travel writer Joshua Samuel Brown, who has contributed to Lonely Planet’s travel guidebooks on Taiwan, is publishing a book about the island to introduce Ta...