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Taiwan flower fest to recreate scenes from 'Alice in Wonderland'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taichung International Flower Carpet Festival is set to wow visitors with its "Alice in Wonderland" floral installations from Saturday (Nov. 14) to Dec....

Taiwanese Army to station Apache helicopters in Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the military threat to Taiwan posed by China has increased, the Army Aviation and Special Forces Command plans to station squadrons of Apache helicopters at Feng Nien (...

Taiwan Tourist Shuttle to take passengers on cruises through mountains near Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Tourist Shuttle will begin to take passengers on cruises through the mountainous terrain of Taichung City’s Dakeng, Xinshe, and Guguan districts in the second...

Near free bus fare plan hits the road in Taiwan’s Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Public buses charging passengers a maximum of NT$10 (about 33 cents) began to hit the road in the western city of Taichung on Lunar New Year's Day, according to a news...

‘The Little Prince’ flower fest set to bloom in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taichung International Flower Carpet Festival 2019 in Taichung's Xinshe District will take place from Saturday (Nov. 9) to Dec. 2 and will put a spotlight on the r...

Kavalan shamaness of Taiwan’s Hualien County dies at age 94

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has lost yet another of the country’s rare tribal shamans when Ibay died on Thursday morning at the age of 94. Ibay, a female shaman of the Kavalan Tribe, ...

Kaohsiung mayor-elect Han was convicted for 'negligent homicide' 14 years ago

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Though rumors had earlier swirled on social media in Taiwan that then Kuomintang (KMT) Kaohsiung mayoral candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) had been convicted over a decade ago for kil...

Sea of Flowers in Xinshe, central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Sea of Flowers activity in Xinshe greets the public with breathtaking views of vast oceans of flowers, according to a statement posted on the official website of the...

Police in central Taiwan help speed a man with severed fingers to hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung police answered a call for help two weeks ago and sped a man with severed fingers to a local hospital, where the fingers were later successfully reattached, accor...

Taiwan's Top 5 Skywalks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Everyone enjoys a stunning view. Indeed, people travel all over the world to seek them out. But some views require a little bit more fortitude than others. In recent years...

Seriously injured drunk driver snores his way through rescue operation after car crash in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A seriously injured drunk driver fell asleep and was snoring and snorting after a car crash while paramedics were trying to remove him from his car and subsequently sending ...

Skywalk traversing cliff face overlooking Pacific Ocean in eastern Taiwan opens July 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--A skywalk in eastern Taiwan’s Hualien County(花蓮豐濱天空步道) that allows visitors to overlook the Pacific Ocean under their feet opened on July 1 (Saturday), attracting many tour...

Sea of flowers festival blooms in Xinshe

The 11th edition of "Sea of flowers in Xinshe" festival opened Saturday, with the total area of chamber spans nearly 50 hectares, including 30 hectares of flower displays. Located in Tai...

Hualien launches free buses for tribal tours along east coast

Hualien Indigenous Peoples Department (HIPD), Hualien County Government, on Thursday announced six tribal-themed tour routes along the east coast and inaugurated free buses to serve the routes, provid...