Taiwan not opening borders to travelers, yet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (June 4) said that although it is relaxing domestic travel restrictions on Sunday (June 7), it won't op...

Taiwan planning to allow foreign tourists in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is planning to gradually reopen transportation and tourism in three stages, the last of which will allow foreign tourists to visit the country in October, according...

Honduran woman suspected of contracting Wuhan virus in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Media outlets in Honduras report that a Honduran woman is suspected to have contracted the Wuhan coronavirus while traveling in Taiwan. The 52-year-old woman arrived in...

Taiwan airport e-Gates closed to foreigners starting today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's e-Gate service has been temporarily closed to foreign visitors as the Wuhan virus continues to spread across the globe. On Wednesday (Feb. 5) the National ...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan coaster clears up CCP myth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Hong Kong tourist traveling in Taiwan last month took this photo of a coaster pointing out that the country has never been part of Communist China. The tourist took t...

Malaysian student shoots 3 awe-inspiring timelapse videos of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a parting gift following four years of study in Taiwan, a 23-year-old Malaysian student has released the second and third installments of a trilogy of timelapse videos ...

French filmmaker Tolt releases 'Don’t go to Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French film director Benjamin Martinie, who goes by the handle "Tolt," has created a travel video introducing Taiwan with the contrarian title "Don't go...

Taiwan has not given up jurisdiction in murder case: Tsai

Taiwan has not given up jurisdiction in a 2018 murder case involving two Hong Kong citizens, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Tuesday, amid an ongoing controversy over whether Taiwan should accept th...

HK should provide evidence on murder case before suspect returns: MAC

Taiwan's top policymaking body on China, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), said Sunday the government will not lift its recently imposed travel ban on a Hong Kong citizen wanted for murder in Ta...

Amazing time-lapse video shows awesome beauty of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A year after releasing an amazing time-lapse video of several gorgeous places in Taiwan, a Danish photographer on Thursday (July 4) uploaded a sequel video as his "gift to...

'East of Taiwan' wins Platinum Remi Award at WorldFest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – “East of Taiwan” won the Platinum Remi award in the Travel/Tourism category at WorldFest-Houston International Festival, which was held in Houston from April 5...

Japanese tourist dies in Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A 71-year-old Japanese national died in a hostel in Kaohsiung while traveling in Taiwan, police said Thursday. Two other hostel guests called the police after discovering the Japane...

Taiwan named in top 10 travel destinations 2019 list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Popular travel website GlobeSpots.com has ranked Taiwan 8th in their list of top travel destinations for 2019. Globe Spots characterized Taiwan as “classic travel...

Kaohsiung releases video promoting tourism in Liouguei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung Tourism Bureau on Dec. 22 released a promotional video that was filmed to present the charms of the city’s mountainous district of Liouguei (六龜), featuring...

Taiwan’s Top 10 Airbnbs

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Staying in a hotel in Taiwan can be surprisingly expensive. This, at least in part, explains the recent boom in B&Bs across the country, but these days, the best of thes...