Plight of Taiwan's rare Formosan black bear covered by CNN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 23-year effort to document and protect the Formosan black bear by a Taiwanese conservationist was covered by CNN on Sunday (June 9). In an interview with CNN published o...

Taipei joins China Airlines to promote city tourism in South Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Department of Information and Tourism of Taipei City is taking part in the Hana Tour International Travel Show at KINTEX in Gyeonggi Province of South Korea between Ju...

Cobra seen on the loose in Taipei park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A venomous cobra was spotted near a swimming pool in a park in Taipei City on Wednesday morning (June 5), days after video footage of a cobra in Taichung spooked many Taiwanese...

Video shows giant cobra on Taichung, Taiwan hiking trail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the weather heats up and sightings of venomous snakes such as cobras have been on the rise on hiking trails, the Taichung City Tourism Bureau last week posted video of a cob...

Golden flowers bloom along bikeway in SW Taiwan’s Baihe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tourism Bureau of Tainan City Government planted golden trees on both sides of Lian Xiang Bikeway (蓮鄉自行車道) in the city's Baihe (白河) District six years ago, and now the tree...

Taiwan, Indo-Pacific allies cooperate on development of indigenous peoples tourism

TAIPEI -- Taiwan and its six Indo-Pacific allies are sharing policymaking experience and know-how in advancing the indigenous peoples tourism industry and sustainable development throughout the region...

Taipei wins best destination award for second year running

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei was chosen as the best leisure destination in Asia by Global Traveler for the second consecutive year, reports said Friday (May 17). A representative of the gove...

2019 Taiwan East Coast Land Arts Festival celebrates sounds of the waves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Taiwan East Coast Land Arts Festival will kick off at Torik Visitor Center (都歷遊客中心) in Taitung County on June 21, promising a range of events that explore the ess...

Why the 'Han wave' is receding in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An opinion piece in Up Media posted on Friday (May 10) examines the reasons behind the sudden rise and fall of support for Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜). When Han won the...

Beverly Hills considering banning sale of tobacco products

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Beverly Hills is considering outlawing the sale of tobacco products, a move that would make the glamorous California city the first in the nation to enact such a ban. ...

More Vietnamese arrested for trafficking migrant workers to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Five Vietnamese have been detained by the country's Ministry of Public Security in a case linked to the trafficking of 152 tourists in Taiwan late last year, it was announc...

Sri Lanka expels 600 foreigners after Easter bombings

As children prepare to go back to school on Monday, tens of thousands of security personnel secured public buildings and checked some 10,900 school buildings in the seaside city of Negombo which was h...

Taiwan selected as ‘Destination Partner’ at 2019 VETA travel awards show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Tourism Bureau’s efforts to promote the country as an emerging tourist destination in the Middle East market has made further progress after Taiwan was select...

Taiwan attends ATM travel show, taking steps to make inroads into Middle East market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new initiative to promote Taiwan’s tourism was announced on April 28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The first-ever partnership between Taiwan’s Tourism B...

Nine Guanziling hotels in SW Taiwan double down on ‘Spring Tour’ discounts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of nine hot spring hotels in Tainan’s Guanziling (關子嶺) hot spring area are doubling down on Tourism Bureau’s "Spring Tour" discounts and bene...