Golden Pin Concept Design Award announces 2017 entrant results

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s Golden Pin Concept Design Award 2017 closed its call for entries on June 28 with a record-breaking 4,359 entries from 25 countries and regions around the world. Pre...

Taipei's Railway Division tour available by preregistration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Railway Division of Taiwan Governor General’s Bureau of Transportation, also known as Taipei Railway Workshop, is to open to visitors on July 19 while a guided tour w...

Taiwan Culinary Exhibition to kick off on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition is kicking off from July 21 to July 24 at Taipei World Trade Center Hall One. Taiwan’s tourism ambassador Taiwan OhBear on Tuesda...

85C Bakery Cafe opens its first outpost in Houston

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dubbed as the "Starbucks of Taiwan," the internationally-famous bakery 85°C Bakery Café, a pastry store named after the best temperature to brew ...

Design M/m Taiwan exhibition opens in Presidential Office Building

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An exhibition titled “Design M/m Taiwan” opened on Monday by President Tsai Ing-wen at the Presidential Office Building in Taipei. The exhibition features six local...

Nine migrant workers rescued from sex den

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei City police raided several places in Taoyuan and New Taipei City and rescued nine foreign women who are forced into prostitution, during which a 43-year-old al...

Sixteen migrant workers drown at sea after attempting to illegally enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A group of Vietnamese tried to entry Taiwan from China are reported dead as their boat capsized off the coast of China’s Guangdong Province. Chinese authorit...

Taiwan issues travel alert for the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) issued a travel warning for the Philippines on Friday due to several reported scams. Taiwan's representative office in th...

Taipei Riverside Kids’ Festival online registration opens Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 Taipei Riverside Kids' Festival is taking place from July 15 to 23 at Dajia Riverside Park for 9 consecutive days.  All activities are free, including ma...

2017 Labor Film Award Open for Submission

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 Labor Film Award is now receiving submissions! Labor-themed films lasting 30 minutes or longer and shot after July 1st, 2014 are eligible to apply. Themes of the su...

Taipei Zoo's giant panda Yuan Zai turns four

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-- Taipei Zoo organized a birthday party on Thursday for the giant panda Yuan Zai at the first floor of the Giant Panda House, celebrating the zoo’s superstar’s four-ye...

American artist performs ghost marriage in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Korean-American performance artist Maria Yoon who married 52 men in 50 states and two of its territories in America got married again on Saturday at Yunshan Temple (雲山巖) i...

Penghu installs working underwater mailbox

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s only underwater post in its outlying Penghu County was put into service on Monday. Those who are interested in visiting Penghu can now join diving and sea w...

NPM and San Francisco's Asian Art Museum forge sister museum agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The National Palace Museum (NPM) on Monday sealed a memorandum of understanding in Taipei with its first sister museum. The National Palace Museum and San Francisco'...

China airlines to halt New York JFK Service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China Airlines is considering stopping its Taipei Taoyuan – New York JFK nonstop service and replace it with existing 1-stop service via Los Angeles and San Francisc...