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Community-led restoration brings new life to Taipei’s Qingtian Street

The alleys and lanes around Qingtian Street in Taipei City’s Daan District belie their location at the heart of one of the capital’s busiest areas, with quiet back streets, lines of trees ...

Crew of popular Thai travel program visits Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The many unique cultural and natural attractions in the central Taiwan city of Taichung have not gone unnoticed by foreign travel programs, including Pha Sa BAZAAR, a well...

Palestinian-born Berliner leads efforts to rebuild synagogue

BERLIN (AP) — Raed Saleh was 5 years old when his family left their Palestinian village in the West Bank for a better life in Germany. Now 41, the Muslim has become one of Berlin's top politicians and...

Three misleading Taiwan attractions

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Tourism is big business in Taiwan, and there is no shortage of people here who make a good living from it, despite the hype of a decline in Chinese tourists hitting the indu...

Japanese actress Masami Nagasawa recommends places for travel in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Dressed in a traditional-style red dress covered in gold embroidery, Japanese actress and model Masami Nagasawa (長澤雅美) said it was a privilege to assume the role as the sp...

Dragon Boat Festival Kicks Off Summer Celebrations in Hong Kong; Teams from Denver and New York to Represent the United States

HONG KONG & LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--Rhythmic beats of drums, heart-pounding action and thunderous roars will emerge in Hong Kong for three festive-filled summer days as part of...

Dragon Boat Festival Kicks Off Summer Celebrations in Hong Kong; Teams from Denver and New York to Represent the United States

HONG KONG & LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--Rhythmic beats of drums, heart-pounding action and thunderous roars will emerge in Hong Kong for three festive-filled summer days as part of...

Dragon Boat Festival Kicks Off Summer Celebrations in Hong Kong; Teams from Denver and New York to Represent the United States

HONG KONG & LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--Rhythmic beats of drums, heart-pounding action and thunderous roars will emerge in Hong Kong for three festive-filled summer days as part of...

Dragon Boat Festival Kicks Off Summer Celebrations in Hong Kong; Teams from Denver and New York to Represent the United States

HONG KONG & LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--Rhythmic beats of drums, heart-pounding action and thunderous roars will emerge in Hong Kong for three festive-filled summer days as part of...

Taipei, Kaohsiung make top ten favorite tourist destinations for Japanese females

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei and Kaohsiung ranked 2nd and 10th respectively of the ten most favorite overseas destinations for Japanese female travelers, according to the latest survey by Japan...

Taiwan's top views

Alexandra Stoddard, the famous lifestyle philosopher once famously said, “When you leave a beautiful place, you carry it with you wherever you go”. She is, of course, absolutely right and ...

Photo of the Day: Aerial view of Jiufen on Christmas Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American teacher posted an image yesterday (Dec. 26) of the popular tourist town of Jiufen in the Taiwan section of the social media site Reddit. The photographer, who h...

Taiwan’s Top 10 man-made marvels

Last week, I put together a list of the top ten natural wonders in Taiwan. It could easily have been a Top 50 or longer. But for all of Taiwan’s natural beauty, there is no denying the impact th...

Top spots to enjoy tea in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan has long been known for its love for tea. With many flavors and types Taiwanese tea drinking is considered a way of life to the local people. Taiwanese tea culture inclu...

Top 10 Best Preserved Historic Buildings in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This week saw the Taipei’s Urban Regeneration Office (URO) launch its 17th “Old Building New Life Awards”, a laudable program which seeks to encourage the pre...