Upcoming Events for Taipei, Jan. 25 through Jan. 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — From game shows to woodwork courses to Pride celebrations, Taipei is alive with activity in the coming week.  Conventions, Festivals, and Exhibitions G...

Microsoft to recruit 200 people for a new AI R&D center in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Microsoft has announced it will recruit 200 people for its new artificial intelligence (AI) research and development center to be based in Taipei City in the next five yea...

AWS to open joint innovation center in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amazon Web Services Limited (AWS), an Amazon subsidiary, is set to open the first joint innovation center in Taiwan in cooperation with the New Taipei City Government,&nbs...

2017 Christmasland in New Taipei City named perfect Christmas market in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 “Christmasland in New Taipei City” has been pulling in crowds after kicking off on November 24, and has been named one of the four perfect Christmas m...

Taiwanese man claims Filipina GF's family put him under 'house arrest' 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese man is under suspicion of submitting a false report to police, after he returned from the Philippines claiming that he had been subjected to "house arrest...

New Taipei apartment owner begs public not to rent from 'Evil Landlady' 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The owner of an apartment in New Taipei City's Banqiao District posted a notice on social media pleading with the public to not rent her flat from the notorious Chang ...

Upcoming Events and Activities in Taipei for December 22 through January 5

The New Year is almost upon us, and no matter whether you’ve had the best year ever, or a year you’d rather forget, there is still plenty of time to end the year on a positive note. Wit...

LINE messages by SHU slasher revealed 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Shih Hsin University (SHU) student who slashed the throat of his female classmate yesterday in Taipei, after she rejected his romantic advances, had stalked the woman ...

Jilted SHU student stalker slashes classmate's neck

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Just as she was headed to class, a female Shih Hsin University (SHU) student was suddenly slashed in the neck by a male student in the hallway at 10 a.m. this morning (Dec. 11)...

Best things to do in Taiwan over Christmas

"It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas… everywhere you go…" sang Johnny Mathis in the classic festive song. In Taiwan, that is definitely debatable. While the in...

Upcoming Events in Taipei for December 8 through December 23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Time has flown by this year, and December has already arrived. But as we count down the days to Christmas and the beginning of a New Year, there are still plenty of activit...

Red air pollution alert expands across northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – By Wednesday evening, parts of Taipei City and New Taipei City were also covered by an expanding red pollution alert, meaning the air quality would affect all parts of the...

Video shows former New Taipei councilwoman punch cop in drunken rage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Less than two months after a drunken fit caught on camera, former New Taipei councilwoman Li Wan-yu (李婉鈺) is being charged for assaulting a friend's neighbor and a police o...

Photos of New Taipei's Christmasland at night

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New Taipei City's 2017 Christmasland kicked off on Nov. 24 and among the many attractions is its ever-growing display of Christmas lights and 3D projections.  This ...

2017 Christmasland kicks off in New Taipei City 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The most spectacular New Taipei City's 2017 Christmasland kicks off on November 24, bringing 39 days of merry activities to Banqiao area.  New Taipei City...