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Taiwan must pursue risk management to overcome future challenges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of the things that first hit me after moving to Taiwan was how risk-averse people are here. When I suggested meeting a friend for a drink he replied “I can&rs...

USC ex-dean, LA politician charged with bribery scheme

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Powerful Los Angeles politician Mark Ridley-Thomas and a former dean at the University of Southern California were charged Wednesday with a bribery scheme in which Ridley-Thomas pro...

Photo of the Day: Taipei MRT warns against 'twalking'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) has launched a campaign to discourage passengers from staring at their mobile phones when walking through stations after over 70 inju...

Taipei's new forest park in Wenshan expands to 11 hectares, boasts 46-meter slide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City’s second “Forest Park” (森林公園) is due to open early next year in the southern district of Wenshan. Boasting five separate themed areas and ...

New Taipei steps up public transportation options for fireworks shows

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Government is upping public transportation capacity to accommodate fireworks shows in Tamsui District for the rest of October. Authorities will incr...

Taipei MRT losses triple to NT$3 billion due to COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City’s Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system saw its losses triple to NT$3.19 billion (US$114.37 million) for January to August, compared to the same period in 2020...

American IP monetization firm advisor makes biking part of his life in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Donald Merino, senior consulting advisor at Tech+IP LLC, an intellectual property (IP) and monetization service provider, has made cycling a part of his life in Taiwan by ...

Kaohsiung MRT receives bomb threat before Taiwan president’s visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung police have reportedly found the IP address that was the source of an anonymous bomb threat left on the Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) website. The messag...

Taiwan's first immersive showcase venue opens in Taipei Metro mall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first immersive exhibition and performance space in Taiwan was inaugurated on Friday (Sept. 17) at the Ximen Metro Mall in Taipei. A collaboration between Taipei Ra...

Taipei traffic surges on first day of school

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Wednesday (Sept. 1) was the first day of school some parents in Taipei chose to drive children in their cars, causing traffic to build up around school zones, while pub...

New Taipei to launch upgraded YouBike 2.0 service in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei will officially launch the "YouBike 2.0," an upgraded version of the original YouBike 1.0 system, in October, the city government said Monday (Aug. 30...

Taiwan's Market Expo kicks off in nine cities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Market Expo is introducing nine traditional markets across the country in a new way. Launched by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan's Market Expo...

15,900 parking spots for scooters at Taipei MRT stations no longer free

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beginning Aug. 30, scooter riders will have to pay to park their vehicle at the 15,900 spaces near Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) stations, reports said Thursday (Aug. 26...

Taipei's Maokong Gondola to undergo cable replacement until December

TAIPEI (Taiwan) — After operating for 15 years, the Maokong Gondola will have its cables replaced starting in September, Metro Taipei announced on Friday (Aug. 20). Metro Taipei updated the h...

7 COVID cases traveled extensively on 4 Taipei MRT lines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's health department from Tuesday through Thursday (Aug. 17-19) revealed that seven recently confirmed COVID cases had traveled on four of the city's major M...