Taipei Metro to welcome its 10 billionth passenger with special prize giveaway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Metro is soon to welcome its 10 billionth passenger, and Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation is launching a series of events and activities in celebration. Starting...

Taipei MRT passengers warned of measles after infected baby rides Brown Line

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei City Government Department of Health yesterday (Dec. 23) warned passengers to watch for symptoms of measles after a baby infected with the disease had ridden the Tai...

A mystic place in Taipei surrounded by golden deciduous cypresses 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the coming of the Fall season, the deciduous cypress trees in a Taipei City community have begun to change colors, making themselves into an attraction that’s w...

Taipei MRT awards contract to French company Alstom for Line 7 trains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei Metro company has awarded a joint contract to a French company and a local Taiwanese company to construct the future Metro Line 7, reports Smart Rail World. ...

Taichung Metro Green Line in central Taiwan intensifies testing ahead of trial run at year-end

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taichung Transportation Bureau said that Taichung Metro’s Green Line, which will use driverless autonomous trains in the future, is undergoing intense testing in preparatio...

Upcoming events in Taipei for June 15-22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This coming week is filled with many activities in Taipei including Dragon Boat Festivals, FIFA World Cup and many local live performance events. Regardless of the rain, m...

Photo of the Day: Taipei's Fuxing North Road

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- American travel salesman Mark Rolison captured this photo in 2015 of Fuxing North Road and the Wenhu Line from the Nanjing Fuxing MRT station on the border of Taipei's Song...

Visit the historic town in southwestern Taiwan where the world-famous Yanshui Beehive Fireworks Festival is held

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As the world-famous Yanshui Beehive Fireworks Festival (鹽水蜂炮) in the Yanshui district of Tainan, southwestern Taiwan is coming up in a few days, it’s befitting to int...

MECO in Taipei holds soft opening after relocating to Neihu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei office of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office, the Philippines’ representative office to Taiwan, announces its soft opening on Monday after relocating to t...

MECO in Taipei to relocate to Neihu

Taipei, Jan. 11 (CNA) The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) in Taipei said Thursday that it will move next month to a new address in the city's Neihu District, where it will have more spa...

Plan ahead to enjoy winter-limited deciduous cypresses turning colors in Taipei’s Nankang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As the calendar moves into late autumn, the leaves of deciduous cypresses at Lishan Farmers Square (麗山農民廣場) in Taipei’s Nangang (南港)District are changing colors. As th...

Taipei Metro unveils new station coding system; line numbers ditched

Taipei Metro formally unveiled Monday an upgraded coding system for its metro lines and stations, aimed at helping foreigners to navigate the system more easily. The new system, which was first ann...

Traffic getting back to normal after typhoon

Taipei, Sept. 29 (CNA) Traffic was slowly getting back to normal Tuesday after Typhoon Dujuan exited Taiwan and made its way toward China, with all but one line on Taipei's subway system resuming o...