10 American, Singaporean tourists injured in E. Taiwan tour bus crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As rain began buffeting Taiwan from Typhoon Lekima, 10 American and Singaporean tourists were injured when their tour bus crashed into a road divider on Thursday (Aug. 8). W...

2 Taiwan bus crashes in one day leave 4 dead, 21 injured

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Four people have died and 21 have suffered injuries after two separate bus accidents took place in Taiwan on Monday (June 10). The first accident took place at 2:53 p.m. at ...

South Korean woman injured as rock hits bus after Taiwan earthquake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A South Korean woman was taken to hospital after a falling rock hit her tour bus in Hualien County Saturday (April 20), just two days after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit ...

Tour bus crash in eastern Taiwan, 10 Chinese tourists injured

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A tour bus carrying a group of Chinese tourists crashed in Hualien County on Thursday evening, with 10 passengers suffering moderate to critical injuries, according to the...

Passengers grab wheel after tour bus driver suffers heart attack in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Passengers on a tour bus in central Taiwan took the wheel to save their lives after the driver suddenly collapsed from an apparent heart attack on Sunday (Dec. 16), reported TV...

Taiwan Headline News

Taipei, Sept. 13 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan Chinese language dailies on Wednesday are as follows: @United Daily News: 3 percent pay hike planned for public servants @China Times: 3 perc...

Speeding blamed for Taiwan tour bus crash which killed 33

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Speeding was the main cause of the tour bus accident that killed 33 people, including the driver, on a freeway in Taipei on February 13, prosecutors said Friday. The bu...

Taiwan's OhBear helps kick off nation’s first travel safety awareness week

Taipei (Taiwan News)—Taiwan's tourism ambassador, OhBear, teamed up with Tourism Bureau chief Joe Chou (周永暉), to launch the nation's travel safety awareness week that will run from March...

Extra bus drivers for long-haul day tours to be required before 228 Holiday

Taipei (Taiwan News) Taiwan’s transportation authorities announced on Monday that extra bus drivers would be required for any long-haul commercial day tours that depart early and return late in ...

32 killed in Taiwan tour bus accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A tour bus with 44 local people aboard flipped over the guardrail on Highway 5 in New Taipei City around 9 p.m. Monday. 32 people are reported killed and 12 injured, according t...

Isabel Jimenez Hernandez, Tomas Hernandez

In this Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, photo, Tomas Hernandez holds a photo of his late sister, Isabel Jimenez Hernandez, who was killed Sunday, Oct. 23 in a gambling tour bus accident while returning to L...

Tomas Hernandez

In this Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, photo, Tomas Hernandez, right, writes a note at a makeshift memorial in Los Angeles, for his late sister, Isabel Jimenez Hernandez, who was killed in a gambling tour ...

Chinese passenger volume drops at most Taiwan airports in July

Taipei, Aug. 19 (CNA) With the number of tourists from China traveling to Taiwan on the decline, the number of Chinese visitors who arrived at and departed from the nation's airports, with the excepti...

MOTC to launch new programs to restore Chinese tourist confidence

Taipei, Aug. 18 (CNA) The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said Thursday that it will involve local travel agencies and their Chinese counterparts to develop new travel programs in...

Taiwanese tourists return after tour bus accident in China

Taipei, Aug. 16 (CNA) Fifteen Taiwanese tourists who survived a tour bus accident in southeastern China's Fujian Province last week returned to Taiwan Tuesday, a local tourism association said that da...