Taiwanese flood into Kenting as CECC lifts restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 20,000 vehicles and 500,000 visitors flooded into southern Taiwan's resort town of Kenting over the weekend as the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) lifted m...

Taiwan's local governments roll out hot deals to boost stimulus voucher spending

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cities and counties in Taiwan are rushing to launch hot deals that encourage consumer spending, in line with the central government’s stimulus plan that is set to ki...

Taiwan CECC head promotes 'epidemic prevention lifestyle'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health and Welfare Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) traveled south to the Pingtung County beach resort town of Kenting over the week...

Tainan mayor accuses Tourism Bureau of coronavirus stigmatization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) on Monday (April 27) accused the central government of sending out COVID-19 crowd warnings that are completely off the mark, saying, &ldquo...

Vote for best bikeway in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As spring arrives, what is a better way to strengthen your immune system while practicing social distancing than to get on a bike and explore Taiwan? In order to market...

Kaohsiung Costco, Carrefour closed for disinfection after sailors confirmed with coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After 24 sailors from the "Friendship Fleet" were announced to have contracted Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), nine were found to have traveled to Kaohsiung, promp...

Infected sailors visited 90 locations in 10 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the public are being told to be on the alert for symptoms of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) if they have been to one of the 90 locations in 10 counties and ci...

Disinfections conducted at major tourist hot spots

The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) on Sunday (April 5) said it conducted disinfection operations at most of the country's major tourist spots earlier in the day and will do so at th...

KMT proposes freezing special budget aimed at buttressing Taiwan's economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During the legislature's review of the NT$60 billion (US$2 billion) special budget on Monday (March 9), the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party sponsored a motion to fre...

132 people in Kaohsiung came in contact with friend of infected Indonesian caregiver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung's Department of Health has tracked down over 100 individuals that have come in contact with the friend of an undocumented Indonesian caregiver diagnosed with...

Friend of 32nd coronavirus case quarantined in Kaohsiung after showing symptoms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An acquaintance of Taiwan's 32nd case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was placed in a negative-pressure isolated ward in Kaohsiung on Wednesday (Feb. 26) after feeling...

Passengers of coronavirus-stricken cruise ship visited Taipei 101, other tourist spots: CDC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of coronavirus cases on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan continues to climb, Taiwanese authorities have pinpointed more than 30 spots visited...

A guide to visiting attractions in central Taiwan via near-free bus services

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taichung City rolled out the near-free bus services on Lunar New Year’s Day, the ball is now in visitors’ court—they have to decide whether to take ad...

Five most searched attractions in Taiwan’s Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung Travel Net recommends five of the "most searched" attractions in Taichung during the 2019 Lunar New Year period for those who would like to visit the ci...

Writer of humorous fairy tales has unique idea about finding writing inspiration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Renowned children’s literature author Lin Che-chang (林哲璋) was invited to be the guest in a recent episode of Celebrity Interviews on the I-Fun Learning website, and ...