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Indian Holi Festival celebrates diversity in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The Indian Holi Festival, hosted by Bhartiya Kar-Seva Mandali Taiwan (BKMT) and attended by hundreds, painted Taipei with vibrant colors on Saturday (April 10). Taipei&r...

Amazon to manufacture in India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amazon India will begin local production of its devices for the first time in an effort to reduce its reliance on China. By working with a subsidiary of Taiwan's Fo...

Foreign students now allowed to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced on Tuesday (Feb. 9) that all foreign students approved by the Taiwan government are now allowed to enter Taiwan. In a press re...

Why does Taipei adore Kebuke?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kebuke (可不可), established in 2008 in Taichung, is a popular drink shop best known for its black tea and traditional art. As a newcomer in the beverage industry, Kebuke ...

Clubhouse sees success in Taiwan market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Clubhouse, an exclusive invite-only chatting app, could see unprecedented levels of success in the Taiwanese market. According to Sensor Tower, an app analytics platfor...

Mixed feelings at Taipei’s Comics and Animation Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s ninth International Comics and Animation Festival is going ahead with a reduced number of exhibitors, some dedicated but nervous comics fans, and strict dis...

Taiwanese weightlifter breaks national record

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuo Hsing-chun (郭婞淳), a Taiwanese weightlifter, broke the national record for snatch lifts in the women’s 64-kg category. The National Youth Weightlifting Champio...

Taiwan’s WantShow Laundry couple creates eco-friendly fashion service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Months after they went viral, the internet's favorite octogenarian couple plan to open a thrifting platform in Taiwan. Owners of the Want Show Laundry, Chang Wan-ch...

Local man causes panic at Taipei Main Station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man surnamed Liu (劉) vaulted the entry gates of Taipei Main Station and jumped on the last scheduled train to Keelung on Sunday (Jan. 31) — delaying departure by 1...

Taiwan’s Rice Straw Art Festival returns for Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hualien's Fuli Township will host the Rice Straw Art Festival for the second time after it was received well last year. In addition to 20 rice straw installations, ...

Taipei loves Banksy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "I love Banksy," an exhibition showcasing some of the artist's most famous works, is showing at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall until April 5, 2021. It is t...

Taiwan’s Sticky Monster Lab show a roaring success

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korea's famed Sticky Monster Lab (SML) exhibition has finally launched at Songshan Creative and Cultural Park in Taipei, with eight outstanding installations in ...

British national cleans up Taipei’s rivers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — British national, Peter Lowe, was stuck in Taiwan due to pandemic travel curbs but decided to do something meaningful with his time and clean up Taipei’s rivers. ...

Germany pushes Taiwan to alleviate chip shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German Minister of Economic Affairs Peter Altmaier has requested that Taiwan’s domestic chip manufacturers help ease the shortage of semiconductor chips in the autom...

5 vegetarian restaurants to visit during Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For those who have resolved to eat healthier in the new year, Taiwan News has carefully curated a list (in no particular order) of five Taipei vegetarian and vegan restaur...