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Japan to levy 1,000 yen tourist tax starting Jan. 7

TAIPEI (CNA) – Japan will impose a 1,000 yen (US$8.9) international tourist tax on overseas visitors when they leave Japan, starting on Jan. 7,...

‘ALL THE RAGE Urban Art Exhibition’ unfolds at Mandarin Oriental Taipei

TAIPEI (The China Post) – "ALL THE RAGE - Urban Art Exhibition" runs until Feb. 18  at Mandarin Oriental Taipei. Asia's first largest international urban and...

Enthralling travel book about Taiwan: “Formosa Moon” by Joshua Samuel Brown...

By Nora Chang “Formosa Moon” by Joshua Samuel Brown and his girlfriend Stephanie Huffman is released on October 1, 2018, a part travelogue, part guidebook...

“Little Jakarta” comes to life every Sunday near Taipei Main Station

By Nora Chang Tucked behind Taipei Main Station on Beiping West Road (北平西路) neat East Gate 3 (東三門), "Little Jakarta" comes to life every Sunday...

The Haunted Houses: Kowloon condominium in Kaohsiung

By Nora Chang Taipei, Aug. 31 – Kowloon condominium (九龍大樓) in Yan Cheng District (鹽埕區), Kaohsiung City recently was put on a white banner outside...

The Haunted Houses: Beitou Golden Horse Theatre in Taipei

By Nora Chang After school was over for the day, two students wandered around inside the building where Golden Horse Theatre (金馬大戲院) is located in...

Phu Quoc Island Tourism: a double-edged sword

By Tsai Shan-Ling Phu Quoc (富國島), the largest island in Vietnam with plenty natural resources and gorgeous view, has achieved fast economic growth due to its...

Taiwan, South Korea launch reciprocal e-gate clearance program

Taipei, June 27 (CNA) Taiwan and South Korea on Wednesday launched a reciprocal program for automated immigration clearance, amid growing tourism between the two...

Alishan Forest Railway to resume full service Wednesday

Taipei, June 26 (CNA) Alishan Forest Railway in Chiayi, southern Taiwan, will resume normal operations on Wednesday, more than three months after part of...

Kinmen launches promotion as wedding, honeymoon destination

Taipei, June 19 (CNA) The Kinmen County government has launched a new two-part tourism promotion drive to market the outlying islands as a destination...

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