Speed camera set up at Qingjing Farm in central Taiwan to penalize drivers going over 30kph

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Drivers traveling over 30kph on the Qingjing Farm (清境農場) section of Provincial Highway No. 14 A (省道台14甲線) may get a speeding ticket beginning in October thanks to a spe...

Taiwan’s Top Caves

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- The whole world rejoiced earlier this week and Thai Navy Seals and an international rescue team successfully extracted the Wild Boars football team and their coach...

Taiwan's highway authority heightens control of more than 10 highways during typhoon  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s highway authority announced measures to heighten control of more than 10 provincial highways and road sections in mountainous areas across Taiwan on Tuesday e...

Kenting nabs 1st place as most popular Taiwan attraction among foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Kenting in Southern Taiwan, better known for its white sandy beaches and azure sea among foreigners but also for its insanely high-priced smoked assorted stew and...

Taiwan's top places to take to the skies

The 2018 Shihmen Reservoir Hot Air Balloon Carnival is currently in full swing at the Nanyuan Eco Park in Taoyuan. The event, which is in just its third year, offers visitors the chance to take to the...

Textile tycoon, wife leap off cliff to deaths in eastern Taiwan's Taroko Gorge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The chairman of Jung Shen Company (巨陞公司) and his wife are believed to have parked their BMW next to a guardrail and leaped to their deaths into Taroko Gorge...

Father of Japanese cyclist killed in accident attends race this year

Taipei, June 24 (CNA) The father of a Japanese cyclist, who was fatally struck by falling rocks during a mountain biking race in Taiwan last year, followed the competitors in this year's race on S...

Luxury cruise ship l'Austral docks at Hualien Port in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—French luxury cruise ship l'Austral docked at Hualien Port early Thursday morning, and the port management welcomed the international guests with Electric-Techno Ne...

What to do and where to stay with kids in Kaohsiung, Taiwan  

Traveling to Kaohsiung, Taiwan and planning what to do with kids? This guide includes tips for what to do with kids when visiting southern Taiwan, markets not to be missed, and how to get around Kaohs...

Taiwan's Top 5 at-risk attractions

Taiwan rightly prides itself on the country's natural beauty and beautiful scenery. It can be easy to overlook it at times if you restrict your travel to the overdeveloped western plateau, but the...

Australian Representative acclaims the beauty of Taiwan  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Australian Representative Designate to Taipei, Gary Cowan expressed his interest in Taiwan and named three good things he liked most about the country during an interview ...

A Dutch woman writes a historical novel about Taiwan under Dutch rule  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A Dutch woman who studied Chinese language in National Taiwan Normal University more than 30 years ago was so fascinated with the history of Formosa under colonial Dutc...

U.S. representative in Taiwan promotes travel to quake-hit region

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – American Institute in Taiwan Director Kin Moy (梅健華) posted a picture of himself in Hualien on Facebook Wednesday in an effort to promote tourism in the region following it...

Taiwan's top views

Alexandra Stoddard, the famous lifestyle philosopher once famously said, “When you leave a beautiful place, you carry it with you wherever you go”. She is, of course, absolutely right and ...

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --  A magnitude 4.6 earthquake struck off the coast of Hualien County in northeastern Taiwan at 01:35 a.m. Sunday morning, March 4, according to the Central Weather Bureau (C...