Indians praise Taiwan as safe haven during coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indians residing in Taiwan expressed their gratitude for the island nation’s handling of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by organizing a motorcade in the n...

New Taipei's Shifen Waterfall's summer hours kick in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tourists can enjoy the scenery of Shifen Waterfall (十分瀑布) one hour longer from Monday (June 1), when the geological attraction's summer hours kick in. Shifen Waterf...

Photo of the Day: Map of Taiwan's icons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian educator on Thursday (April 23) completed this lighthearted illustration of a map of Taiwan festooned with a number of the country's most iconic symbols....

Explore Pingxi’s mining heritage on New Taipei's Dongshige hike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The historic Dongshige Trail (東勢格越嶺古道) showcases great natural beauty and the heritage of New Taipei’s Pingxi District, famed for its sky lanterns and coal mining. ...

Pingxi's sky lantern festival unique to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival will take place Feb. 1 and Feb. 8 and see up to 150 sky lanterns taking to the skies at the same time, according to a New Taipei City ...

German zoo reopens after deadly New Year fire at ape house

BERLIN (AP) — Krefeld Zoo in western Germany reopened Friday, two days after a deadly fire swept through a primate enclosure killing dozens of animals. Investigators believe the blaz...

3 women investigated for causing deadly blaze at German zoo

Three women are under investigation for launching paper sky lanterns for New Year's that apparently ignited a devastating fire at a German zoo, killing more than 30 animals, officials said Thursday. ...

China Airlines' Taiwan float wins award at Rose Parade 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines of Taiwan has claimed the International Award for the most outstanding float from outside the United States at the 131st edition of the Rose Parade held in ...

Taiwan-themed train runs in Mumbai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A train decorated with a Taiwan theme is traveling around the western Indian city of Mumbai, marking the latest effort by Taiwan's Tourism Bureau to promote tourism on...

Taiwan attends ATM travel show, taking steps to make inroads into Middle East market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new initiative to promote Taiwan’s tourism was announced on April 28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The first-ever partnership between Taiwan’s Tourism B...

Enjoy mesmerizing beauty of Taiwan’s Shikongzi Historic Trail near Shifen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Most people know Shifen in Pingxi District, New Taipei City, because it’s a tourist hotspot famous for trains passing through its quaint street and sky lanterns rising fr...

Taiwan wins best design award at India's OTM travel fair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan won the best design award at the OTM travel show in India, by featuring Taiwanese signature traditions. The OTM travel show is an industry gateway to India's...

Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival in New Taipei to take place on Feb 16 and 19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival will take place on Feb. 16 and Feb. 19, New Taipei City’s Tourism and Travel Department (TTD) said on Tuesday. New Taipei Cit...

Preview of Taipei 101 New Year's Eve light show released

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the clock ticks down to midnight to ring in 2019, Taipei 101 will not only present a spectacular fireworks show, but will also include a more ambitious light display this ye...

New Yorkers rave about Taiwan-themed subway cars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New Yorkers gave strong words of praise and expressed interest in traveling to Taiwan in response to the Taiwan-themed subway cars program by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau in a vid...