Taiwan railway passenger pays NT$1,000 to make up for skipped fares 24 years ago

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An anonymous passenger sent NT$1,000 enclosed in a letter to the head of the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) at Yilan Station to pay back money owed by skipping fares...

Tickets for Taiwan HSR can now be purchased on Facebook

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Passengers can now purchase Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) tickets via Facebook Messenger, announced the Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. (THSRC) on Thursday (March 29). To book ...

'China's Golden Age is OVER': YouTuber SerpentZA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A popular South African YouTuber with over 460,000 followers on Monday (Nov. 19) uploaded a video in which he asserts that China's "Golden Age" of sky-high growth...

Is Taiwan’s fight back against China underway?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an interview given to the Financial Times of London, a senior Taiwan government official has called for Taiwanese citizens to boycott those international airlines who have c...

Lawyer: Police confirm they detained Chinese rights activist

BEIJING (AP) — Police have detained a prominent human rights campaigner for allegedly using ID that wasn't his own to buy train tickets, his lawyer said Thursday. Jiang Tianyong's fa...

New plans for freeways and railways to hit the road

The Ministry of Transportation announced Sunday plans to put an end to the decade-long practice of toll-free travel on national freeways during long holidays starting from the upcoming four-day Duanwu...