Photo of the Day: 'Proof that Aliens have landed in Taipei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American-Canadian marketing manager took this photo of Agora Garden Tower (陶朱隱園) in Taipei's Xinyi District looking highly futuristic and a bit alien. The photograph...

Taiwanese youth prepare for intl. tours to study food waste reduction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As a new initiative to educate young Taiwanese and encourage positive action to promote sustainability and to increase Taiwan’s role in international affairs, the Mi...

'Green Corridor' will bring new life to old railway in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The architectural firm Mecanoo has unveiled their designs and conceptual renderings for a project in central Taichung; a 1.7 kilometer “Green Corridor” running...

Taiwan's Taoyuan Aerotropolis Project on track to begin in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taoyuan International Airport and the government are gearing up for a massive infrastructure expansion project set to begin in 2018; The Taoyuan Aerotropolis project. ...

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 10 alternative places to visit in Taichung

Taichung may have just been officially elevated to the second largest city in Taiwan, but it is a destination that quite a few visitors to Taiwan will overlook. Its location right in the middle of ...

Taiwan government to subsidize 40 percent of rooftop solar panel costs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) announced yesterday "The citizens' green rooftop participation and action plan," a plan to encourage to consumers to generate electrici...

The smartest, greenest building in Taiwan: Central Taiwan Innovation Campus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Taiwan Innovation Campus (CTIC) building in Taiwan's central Nantou County achieved the prestigious Diamond Class Green Building and Intelligent Building r...

Penghu government plants 'trees' on asphalt parking lot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Tuesday, Just two days after Taiwan's observance of Arbor Day, Trees Party (樹黨) Chairman Sheng I-che (冼義哲) posted an image of tree saplings hastily planted on small moun...

Double helix eco-tower set to change DNA of Taipei's skyline

Belgian architect, Vincent Callebaut has released the latest images of Agora Garden Tower (陶朱隱園), a sustainable building inspired by the shape of the double helix structure of DNA, which is currently ...

Taipei 101 chair confirms China's talent poaching

Taipei, June 8 (CNA) The chairwoman of Taipei Financial Center Corp. (TFCC), which manages Taiwan's landmark skyscraper Taipei 101, confirmed Monday that Cathy Yang (???), the TFCC general manager...

24/7 library to nurture the mind, light up New Taipei City

The New Taipei City Government has started test operation of its new main library located within the Taipei Far Eastern Telecom Park (Tpark) in Banciao, a business cluster built upon the vision of sma...

Housing scandal is waiting to expand

Taoyuan County Vice Magistrate Ye Shi-wen was a little-known second-tier official until last week. Before joining the regional government a year ago, he did serve as the head of an important central g...