Video promoting tourism in Taiwan wins award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Tourism Bureau has been recognized as a 2020 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards gold winner for its video promoting small-town tourism and solo travel in the nation ...

Taipei deputy mayor criticizes China's Taiwan strategy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing’s “one country, two systems” formula and other failed strategies are pushing Taiwanese away and helped propel President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to a r...

Taiwan goes to the polls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The people of Taiwan are going to the polls today (Jan. 11) to elect the leader of the country for the next four years in an election widely seen as a referendum on what t...

Taiwan urges China to lift travel ban after election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has urged Beijing to relax travel restrictions on Chinese who plan to visit the island country after the presidential and legislative elections on Saturday (Jan. 11...

Taiwan to double efforts to woo Muslim tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will up the ante and pledge more resources to attract visitors from the Muslim world, as tourist data fails to impress even with the island working to create a Musl...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Terry Gou: Corruption and pork barrel politics in KMT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 13:12 Sept. 13, 2019 ] Terry Gou (possible ca...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Tsai Ing-wen: Time for increased investment in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 15:35 Sept. 7, 2019 ] Terry G...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25 Last updated: (GMT+8) 01:15 Aug. 30, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and Terry Gou **Continuously u...

Taiwan mulls visa waivers for Gulf countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is considering implementing tourism incentives for visitors from the Persian Gulf as part of its effort to offset the impact of the Chinese ban on solo travel to th...

Taiwan mulls visa waiver for Vietnam, Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is considering adding Indonesia and Vietnam to the list of countries granted visa exemption status as part of the island’s effort to offset the impact of Chin...

China silent on request for partial lifting of solo travel ban to Taiwan

Beijing (CNA) A Chinese official in charge of Taiwan affairs was non-committal on whether China will partially lift a ban on travel to Taiwan by independent travelers after being urged to do so by the...

China bans movies, actors from prominent Taiwan film awards

BEIJING (AP) — China said Wednesday that it was banning Chinese movies and actors from participating in Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards, one of the Asian film industry’s most prestigiou...

Beijing's travel ban a political tool to influence presidential election: Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday (August 1) slammed China’s recent military and economic pressure on Taiwan as attempts to influence the island nation’...

'How sad!' Taiwan to see 700,000 fewer Chinese tourists due to solo travel ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Beijing announced that there would be a ban imposed on individual Chinese travelers to Taiwan, tourism experts predict that it will result in 700,000 fewer Chinese touris...

20% of Taiwanese people have experience traveling alone internationally: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The travel website, Expedia, revealed the results of its 2018 survey on solo travelers on Thursday, which show that 20% of the Taiwanese people surveyed have had the experie...