Photo of the Day: Severed fish head mascot spotted at Taiwan baseball game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This photo of a dancing disembodied fish mascot at a baseball game in southern Taiwan had foreign netizens scratching their heads last week. The photographer, Chen Chin...

Taiwan’s Tainan to roll out multilingual menus for foreign tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan is launching multilingual menus this year in a bid to boost tourism and promote its culinary scene—a source of pride for the southern Taiwanese city. Based...

Coca-Cola launches four Taiwan-themed bottles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four new Coke bottles specifically designed for Taiwanese consumers are now available for purchase. The Coca-Cola Company has worked with celebrated graphic art designe...

Taiwan officials see heavy rains behind massive fish kill

Nearly a metric ton of floating dead fish have been scooped up from Tainan's old transport canal, their deaths likely caused by a lack of oxygen in the water, the city's Environmental Protecti...

Visitors to Taiwan invited to sample island’s milkfish

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Fisheries Agency (FA) of Taiwan on Monday (Aug. 12) held a press event to promote one of the island’s most commercially important fish – the milkfish. M...

Enjoy raft tour in lagoon and seafood at Taijiang National Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Taijiang National Park (台江國家公園) belongs to a silted inland sea, the attractions of the national park include special geological landforms such as sandbars, lagoons, and...

2018 Taiwan Gourmet Month to satisfy your taste buds with ‘seafood congee’ feast!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A feast of seafood congee prepared by seven major hotels was held by the Taiwan Visitors Association on July 10 in a warm-up event for the upcoming "Taiwan Culinary E...

Dinnerware design contest launched to promote Taiwan's seafood culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Tourism Bureau has kicked off the “2018 Dinnerware Design Competition for Taiwanese Snacks (海灣小吃大器-2018台灣美食餐器創新設計競賽)” with cash awards totaling NT$500,000 ...

A Cruise Ship Passenger Guide to Anping, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a 9-year break, the Tainan City Government announced earlier this week that cruise ships are once again going to be docking in the historic Port of Anping this year. Two ...

Taiwan grandma fills Louis Vuitton handbag with fish

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A grandmother used a Louis Vuitton designer bag costing more than NT$33,000 (US$1,000) to transport unpackaged fish and groceries, according to a local online post reporte...

Giant crocodile to leave Taiwan for China

The last-day performance of a giant crocodile dwelling in a crocodile farm in Madou, Tainan on Sunday attracted a great many visitors as it will be leaving for a zoo in China very soon. Democratic...

Southern Taiwan crocodile star to 'seek career' in China

Taipei, July 30 (CNA) A famous crocodile kept in a private zoo in southern Taiwan's Tainan City will stop giving performances due to tightening animal protection rules, its keeper said Saturday, add...

Taiwan-China milkfish deal suspended

A cross-Taiwan Strait deal to export Taiwanese milkfish to China has been suspended this year, as chilly weather in Taiwan this winter caused a decrease in milkfish production, according to the Tain...

Agriculture, fisheries losses hit NT$3.32 billion from cold wave

Agricultural and fishery losses from the recent cold spell had increased to NT$3.32 billion (US$99.24 million) as of 11 a.m. Monday, with half of the losses having taken place in Tainan, southern T...

Agriculture losses from cold wave estimated at over NT$2.4 billion

The estimated agricultural losses resulting from the cold front that hit Taiwan last week topped NT$2.4 billion (US$71.64 million), updated statistics released by the Council of Agriculture (COA) Frid...