Select recreational facilities in Taipei free to children in April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It’s going to be a happy April for schoolchildren in Taipei as a number of public recreational facilities have been made available for free. All schoolchildren wh...

The 2019 Kaohsiung Neimen Song Jiang Battle Array to culminate on April 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Watching enchanting Song Jiang Battle Array performances as well as folk performances in Neimen District, Kaohsiung, during the four-day Tomb Sweeping Day holiday, would b...

Songstress LaLa to kick off 2019 Yuguang Island Art Festival in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Yuguang Island Art Festival (漁光島藝術節) will kick off on March 30 and run through April 21, featuring 10 stunning beach art installations in Anping, Tainan. These...

Taiwan Railways sells 127,000 tickets in 1 minute ahead of April holidays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan Rail Administration (TRA) website was bombarded with inquiries early on Wednesday, March 20 byTaiwanese travelers preparing for the upcoming Tomb Sweeping Holiday (清明節),...

Check out these old-school Taiwan snacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is a second heaven for foodies, with its bustling night markets, street vendors and hole-in-the-wall eateries serving up deliciously affordable snacks. First-tim...

Bookings of Taiwan bullet train tickets for Tomb Sweeping Day holiday start March 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Bookings of Taiwan High Speed Rail tickets for this year’s four-day Tomb Sweeping Day holiday (Apr. 4 – 7) and extended period will begin at midnight (12:00 a....

Central Taiwan's Dasyueshan initiates free shuttle bus service trial during 228 holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Central Taiwan's Dasyueshan National Forest Recreation Area (大雪山森林遊樂區) will be a nice place for people living in the Taichung metropolitan area to visit during the upc...

Ed Sheeran to start Asia tour in Taiwan in April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- British crooner Ed Sheeran, who had canceled his previously scheduled concert in Taiwan in 2017 due to a bicycle accident, is going to kick off his Asia tour concert in Taiwan....

Too expensive to die in Hong Kong

Despite having an area of just 1,100 square kilometers, Hong Kong is home to 7.3 million people. This makes the Asian financial hub one of the world's most densely populated and expensive cities t...

Strong winds shut down ferry service between Penghu and Taiwan main island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Strong winds shut down ferry services between Penghu and Taiwan’s main island Saturday, causing problems for thousands of travelers trying to return home before the ...

Freeways jammed as travelers return from Tomb Sweeping Holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to the Freeway Bureau under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications , there are still a lot of vehicles traveling up-north on the freeways as of 6 p.m....

Eco-friendly burials growing trend in Taiwan

Taipei (CNA) - Eco-friendly burials are catching on in Taiwan, with the number having increased by 20 times over the past decade, according to Ministry of the Interior (MOI) data. As people on Thur...

Traffic jams clog Taiwan freeways on Tomb Sweeping Day

Taipei (CNA) - Heavy traffic was reported Thursday on many parts of Taiwan's freeways as people around the country returned to their ancestors' graves to clean their tombs and pay their respec...

Measles-infected flight attendants traveled around Taiwan, Macau, Japan before diagnosis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) confirmed yesterday evening that two more cases of measles in Taiwan have been contracted by flight attendants, a man and a wo...

Rose exhibition at Shilin Official Residence in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Have you decided where to go and what to do during the upcoming five-day Tomb Sweeping Day holiday? If not, paying a visit to the rose exhibition at the Shilin Official Resi...