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Photo of the Day: Giant rubber ducks battered by strong winds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A pair of giant rubber ducks in Kaohsiung were buffeted by strong winds on Wednesday (Feb. 21), with one drifting loose and temporarily losing shape. The rubber ducks w...

New Taipei's Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei’s Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival gets underway on consecutive Saturdays, (Feb. 17, Feb. 24) with activities ranging from dance and musical performances to an...

Man dies in ATV accident in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 27-year-old surnamed Gu (古) died after an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) he was riding overturned and crushed him in Pingtung’s Hengchun Township on Tuesday night (Feb ...

Tainan completes construction of revamped beach recreation area

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tainan City Government completed its New Ocean Paradise project on Monday (Feb. 5), opening the area to the public. Subsidized by the Ministry of Transportation and...

British pianist waves Taiwan flag after flap with Chinese nationalists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A British pianist involved in a dispute with Chinese nationalists over image rights took a photo of himself holding up a Taiwan flag in a London train station and uploaded...

Taiwan promotes tourism at Philippine Travel Tour Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau led a delegation of travel operators to Manila to participate in the Travel Tour Expo (TTE), the Philippines' largest tourism exposition....

Giant rubber ducks return to Taiwan's waters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 40,000 people turned out in Kaohsiung on Saturday (Jan. 27) to witness the return of Rubber Duck, the giant rubber duck. Rubber Duck is the name for several 3...

Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake cherry blossom season starts next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Sun Moon Lake Cherry Blossom Season starts Feb. 1, with some areas already reporting cherry trees starting to bloom. According to National Chi Nan University (NCNU)...

Whale sculpture melds art and marine advocacy in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A striking eight-meter-long bronze sculpture titled "Dance of Oceans" in Mandarin or "C'est assez" in French has become a symbol of both aesthetic ...

Delta to launch 1st-ever direct flights to Taiwan in 2024

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Delta announced that it is planning on offering direct flights to Taiwan for the first time, starting with a route between Seattle and Taipei that is slated to launch in t...

Why are fewer Chinese tourists visiting Thailand?

Chinese tourist arrivals in Thailand are set to be lower than forecast in 2023, according to estimates by the Thai tourism bureau. Thailand had expected a bump in tourist arrivals from China followin...

Taiwan offers free high-speed rail tickets to foreign visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign visitors who buy a single high-speed rail ticket to a destination in central or south Taiwan will receive a second one free of charge, the Tourism Bureau said Frid...

The first-ever ‘GBA Creative Night’ commences on November 28

Local design organisations showcase diverse strengths and capabilities to build Greater Bay Area exchange platform to foster business opportunities for the design industry Exhibition at the HKDC Desig...

Design Spectrum of Hong Kong Design Centre Presents ‘Re: Full Gamut’ Exhibition

Unveils How Cross-disciplinary Design Shapes the Vibrant Design Scene in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 30 November 2023 - Design Spectrum, the public...

Hong Kong’s largest design festival – deTour 2023; When "Craft", "Design" and "Tech" meet for "New Know How"

Crafting Design Future with installations, exhibitions, workshops, forums, screenings & guided toursHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 27 November 2023 - Held from 24 November to 3 December 2023 at...