Hotels in eastern Taiwan county enjoy boom over A-Mei New Year concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fans are scrambling to make reservations at hotels in Taitung following the surprise announcement of a free concert to be held in the eastern county of Taiwan featuring Ta...

Queen of Mandopop A-Mei to hold free concert in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese pop star A-Mei (Kulilay Amit, 張惠妹) announced Thursday (Sept. 24) plans to hold a New Year countdown concert in Taitung in a surprising move that has sent many fa...

Former Taipei Mayor Eric Chu drops tragic music video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taipei mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) released a music video on Monday (Nov. 3) that has received mixed reviews from netizens. The former chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT) ...

Taiwan arrests 10 in NT$30 billion investment scam, Singaporean CEO still at large

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese police have arrested 10 people in connection with an alleged Ponzi scheme involving British company Financial.org, while the scam ring's Singaporean chief ex...

Taiwanese stars A-mei, Jolin Tsai react to passage of same-sex marriage law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top Taiwanese entertainers, including A-mei (張惠妹) and Jolin Tsai (蔡依林), have reacted with joy on social media in response to today's (May 17) passage of Taiwan's same-s...

2019 Urban Nomad Freakout Music Fest kicks off at Taipei's Tiger Mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Urban Nomad Freakout Music Fest kicked off today (Saturday, April 13) with a multitude of performances across two music stages and a special circus arena. Hidd...

Taipei Lantern Festival 2019 to go glitzy at Ximending

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Department of Information and Tourism of Taipei unveiled the theme and main visual design – “Twinkle Taipei”– for the Taipei Lantern Festival 2...

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Taipei 101 welcomes 2019 with stunning fireworks, light show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s iconic tower, Taipei 101, marked the entrance of 2019 with the most extravagant fireworks display and light show in the country. According to the Taipei ...

Taipei announces details of 2019 countdown party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei’s Department of Information and Tourism (TPEDOIT) announced in a Wednesday press release details of the city’s upcoming 2019 New Year’s Eve Countd...

Japanese musician gave up NHK career to pursue dream in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Japanese musician Koji Sakurai set foot in Taiwan 25 years ago and is now the music director of Ju Percussion Group’s upcoming year end concert “Long For.” ...

Taiwan pop diva A-mei to count down with Taipei on New Year's Eve

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan pop diva A-mei (張惠妹) will help Taipei count down the final seconds of 2018 at this year's Taipei New Year's Eve (NYE) Countdown Party, the city's Department of Infor...

Live music jazzes up revitalized rail station in Taitung, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- As evening falls, the sounds of pop, rock and folk fill an outdoor space next to the decommissioned railway station in Taitung City. Tiehua Music Village is one of the most un...

Taiwanese girl composed Japanese song to introduce Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A bilingual Taiwanese girl composed a song to simply introduce Taiwan to her Japanese friends in a chill and musical way, while YouTube just announced its first Taipei Fan...

Katy Perry tours Taipei before tonight's concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As American pop star Katy Perry prepares to sing in concert tonight in Taipei, she has posted several photos and video of her traveling around major landmarks in the greater Ta...

Bitan fountain show to debut in New Taipei on March 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Starting March 9, a series of dancing water shows will take place in Bitan for 53 days until April 30. The New Taipei Tourism Department will be introducing a world-class wa...