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Two mountaineers make incredible trip through Taiwan’s Central Mountain Range

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 10-minute video titled "Beyond Madness Beyond Beauty" posted on the Beast Runners’ YouTube channel documents two mountaineers’ incredible trip acro...

Wuhan cemeteries see 320,000 early mourners before Tomb Sweeping Festival: Chinese media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 320,000 Wuhan residents visited city cemeteries over just one weekend a full two weeks before the official Tomb Sweeping Festival. On March 22, China's Chutian...

Taiwanese woman loses daughter in train accident, mother to illness two days later

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese mother who lost her daughter in the Taiwan Railway train derailment accident on Friday (April 2) lost her mother to illness just two days later. The woman&r...

Site manager, Taiwan minister accept responsibility for train crash

HUALIEN, Taiwan (Reuters) -The manager of a construction site whose truck slid onto rail tracks causing a catastrophic train crash in Taiwan accepted responsibility for the disaster on Sunday, as did ...

Taipei to offer kids free amusement park admission during upcoming holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) will offer children unlimited free Maokong Gondola rides and free admission to the Taipei Children’s Amusement Park during th...

Weather to be hot and dry this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hot weather with little rain is forecast across Taiwan for the coming week, with highs reaching 35 degrees Celsius for southern Taiwan, meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said ...

Free kid's admission at 13 of Taiwan's forest recreation areas over upcoming holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Forestry Bureau said in a press release on Tuesday (March 23) that it will offer children under the age of 12 free admission to 13 national forest recreation areas dur...

Taiwan Railways employees protest over reduced salaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 200 employees at Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) are refusing to work overtime during the upcoming Tomb Sweeping Holiday as part of a protest over reduced sala...

Taiwanese flood into Kenting as CECC lifts restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 20,000 vehicles and 500,000 visitors flooded into southern Taiwan's resort town of Kenting over the weekend as the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) lifted m...

Taiwan 2021 calendar marks 7 days off for Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Directorate-General of Personnel Administration (DGPA) released on Thursday (May 28) the Cabinet-sanctioned 2021 work calendar for the public sector, showing a total o...

Tainan mayor accuses Tourism Bureau of coronavirus stigmatization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) on Monday (April 27) accused the central government of sending out COVID-19 crowd warnings that are completely off the mark, saying, &ldquo...

No plan to cancel Labor Day weekend yet: Taiwan Premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Tuesday (April 7) said the government currently had no plan to cancel the upcoming three-day Labor Day weekend, but this may change dependi...

Taiwan CECC’s domestic travel alert amidst holiday prompts complaints

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) issued a national warning on Saturday (April 4) alerting citizens about the crowded condition of 11 attractions acros...

Premier urges social distancing during coronavirus pandemic

Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Sunday reminded people of the need to wear masks and maintain proper social distancing when outdoors in accordance with the country's measures to combat the Wuhan c...

Unmasked commuters turned away at Taiwan train stations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Only a few commuters have been stopped from boarding Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) and Taiwan High-Speed Rail (THSR) trains on Thursday (April 2) for not wearing fa...