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Actor’s criticism prompts smoking ban at Taipei's CKS Memorial Hall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A recent complaint about the removal of trees led to a sweeping smoking ban at Chiang Kai-shek (CKS) Memorial Hall in Taipei. Taiwanese actor and TV host Tai Chih-yuan ...

Taipei’s Nanmen Market event promises NT$10,000 prize in cash coupons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Nanmen Market in Taipei has recently undergone a significant renovation and is celebrating its official reopening on Nov. 16, with an exciting weeks-long special event...

Taipei's Nanmen Market to open in October following facelift

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of Taipei's most popular markets, Nanmen Market, is finally opening to the public on Oct. 7 after a years-long overhaul. The interim market is holding a goodbye...

CKS Memorial Hall military guard in Taipei: Dictator worship or tourist draw?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Defense believes the permanent military guard watching over the large bronze statue in the center of Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂), depicting the h...

Plan to shed authoritarian image of Taiwan’s Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall soon to be unveiled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The proposal to repurpose the National Chiang Kei-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei will be revealed as early as March, according to Taiwan’s task force responsible for r...

Taiwan mulls removal of Chiang Kai-shek statue from memorial hall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Transitional Justice Commission announced its transformation plan for National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall on Wednesday (Sept. 8), which includes the removal of Chia...

COVID case took Taipei MRT's green, red lines from Aug. 7-10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's health department on Wednesday (Aug. 11) announced the movements of two confirmed COVID-19 cases at restaurants and MRT lines between Aug. 7-10. The health...

Taiwanese Americans for Biden to hold rally in Taipei Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group called Taiwanese Americans for Biden will be holding a rally in Taipei on Saturday (Oct. 24) to garner support for Joe Biden. Taiwanese living in the U.S. have ...

Photo of the Day: Map of Taiwan's icons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian educator on Thursday (April 23) completed this lighthearted illustration of a map of Taiwan festooned with a number of the country's most iconic symbols....

Underpass from Taiwan's NTCH to MRT planned

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Excavation of an underground tunnel from Chiang-Kai Shek Memorial Hall MRT station to the National Theater and Concert Hall (NTCH) has been approved by the National Performing A...

Taiwan presidential hopefuls urged to attend Tiananmen commemorative event

Taipei (CNA) - Several human rights groups called on presidential candidate hopefuls and political heavyweights Friday to attend an event next week to commemorate the 30th anniversary of China's T...