Tainan in SW Taiwan shines with the Yuejin Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Yuejin Lantern Festival in Tainan's Yanshui District opened on Jan. 18 and will continue until Feb. 16, CNA reported. Under the theme of “mirage,&rdq...

Shuttle bus services announced for 2020 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The organizer of the 2020 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival, New Taipei City's Tourism and Travel Department (TTD), on Monday (Jan. 13) announced shuttle bus services and tr...

Taiwan's forest recreational areas open during holidays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National forest recreation areas will be open during the seven-day Lunar New Year holiday, Forest Bureau said in a news release on Monday (Jan. 13) — apart from some...

New Tainan Bus Station in SW Taiwan opens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Tainan Bus Station, which includes city bus, taxi, and national highway bus services, is open on Tuesday (Jan. 7), CNA reported. The new bus station is located ...

Taipei, Taoyuan, Kaohsiung MRTs to extend service hours on New Year's Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei, Taoyuan, and Kaohsiung metros will extend operation hours on New Year's Eve to prevent traffic congestion, especially in areas where major New Year's E...

Taipei-Hualien shuttle bus gets big makeover

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The shuttle bus from Taipei to Hualien was launched with a new design on Thursday (Dec. 26), featuring a sleeker, more spacious interior. The Ministry of Transportation...

Shuttle service linking Tainan and Kaohsiung airport to begin in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tainan City government announced on Thursday (Dec. 26) that a new shuttle bus service connecting the southern city with Kaohsiung International Airport will be inaugur...

Taiwan’s Hsinchu announces transport for reopened zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsinchu City Government has announced its public transport measures for Dec. 28-29, when Hsinchu Zoo reopens after a two-year makeover. The city’s Department of T...

Strawberry season arrives in Taipei’s Neihu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the cool weather replaces the summer heat, it's not just winter, it's strawberry picking season in the mountainous areas of Taipei’s Neihu District, accor...

Visitors to National Palace Museum's S Taiwan branch this year exceed 1 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of visitors this year to the southern branch of the National Palace Museum surpassed one million on Saturday (Dec. 7), marking the success of the museum as it s...

Taoyuan Mesona Flower Festival recreates France's Provence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Taoyuan Mesona Flower Festival will recreate France's Provence and its famous purple lavender fields, according to a news release on Taoyuan Travel, Tuesday (...

Dazzling Christmasland festival illuminates New Taipei tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's annual Christmasland will light up tonight (Nov. 15) in New Taipei City Plaza and for the rest of the holiday season will include lights shows, marke...

Taiwan Tourist Shuttle bus to stop at Amuping Marina

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Tourist Shuttle bus No. 502, which operates the Xiaowulai route between Taoyuan Bus Taoyuan Station and Xiaowulai Skywalk, will stop at Amuping Marina twice a day o...

Hot spring season kicks off in S. Taiwan's Sichongxi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hot spring season has kicked off at Sichongxi Hot Springs Park in Pingtung County's Checheng Township and will last from now until Feb. 9, 2020. The Pingtung County...

Open house event at Tainan Air Base in S. Taiwan on Oct. 19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of National Defense (MND) will hold an open house event at the Tainan airbase from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 19), according to a press release ...