12 Taiwan national forest recreation areas accept EasyCard and iPASS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Twelve of Taiwan’s national forest recreation areas will begin to accept payment of admission fees by EasyCard and iPASS on Monday (July 15), Taiwan's Forestry B...

New Taipei City lays new pipelines to provide running water to remote Wulai District

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The New Taipei City government began constructing water pipelines on Wednesday (July 10) to solve the water shortage problem in the remote Wulai District (烏來區), which is e...

Yunei River in Taiwan's Xiao Wulai open for water frolicking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The water frolicking area along the Yunei River (宇內溪) in Xiao Wulai Scenic Area is open to the public during the four months from June 1 to Sep. 29, Taoyuan City’s Scenic...

Japanese man dies following fall after scooter accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 68-year-old Japanese man has died after falling 30 meters into a valley while riding a scooter toward Wulai (烏來) in New Taipei City. Xindian Police Precinct said a wi...

Taiwan's Forest Bureau lets kids under 12 in free to recreation areas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- If you haven’t decided where to go yet to spend the upcoming four-day Tomb-Sweeping holiday, you might want to consider one of 13 designated national forest recreation ar...

Taiwan's Taoyuan adjusts opening hours of attractions during LNY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Department of Tourism of Taoyuan City Government on Friday announced adjusted operation hours of the city’s public transportation and popular tourist attractions...

Taiwan's longest suspension bridge free of charge during plum flower festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s longest suspension bridge, located at Jiabanshan Park (角板山公園) in Taoyuan’s Fuxing District, will be free of charge during the Jiaobanshan Plum Blossom...

New Taipei City Wulai Gorge Marathon begins to accept registration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – New Taipei City Wulai Gorge Marathon, which will take place on May 5, 2019, has begun to accept registrations for participation in the event, according to a news release p...

12 Taiwan national forest recreation areas accept mobile payments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Twelve national forest recreation areas in Taiwan have adapted themselves to accepting mobile payment, which has become a trending payment in recent years, according to a ...

Taiwan's same-sex marriage referendum results show city-county, north-south divides

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To the surprise and disappointment of many in urban centers of Taiwan, a referendum on whether to support same-sex marriage legalization through amendments to the Civil Code wa...

Hottest Taoyuan travel destination: Xiao Wulai Skywalk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Xiao Wulai Skywalk, located in Fuxing District of Taoyuan City, is the hottest travel destination in the city, according to a ranking on Taoyuan Travel, a travel activity website...

Neidong National Forest Recreation Area in New Taipei to reopen Sept. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Neidong National Forest Recreation Area, a popular tour destination for viewing breathtaking waterfalls and basking in the fresh forest air in Wulai, New Taipei City will be...

Wulai Makauy Street Party in New Taipei to take place on Sep. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The 2018 Wulai Makauy Street Party will take place in Wulai Old Street on Sep. 15, but the 450 tickets sold out on Wednesday, the same they went on sale. Ticket holders ...

Things to do on your Taiwan Honeymoon

Taiwan is packed full of interesting and romantic things to do during your honeymoon. If you’ve never visited Taiwan before it may be hard to know where to start, especially for such a special t...

Taiwan's highway authority heightens control of more than 10 highways during typhoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s highway authority announced measures to heighten control of more than 10 provincial highways and road sections in mountainous areas across Taiwan on Tuesday e...