Authoritarian aspects of Taipei's CKS Memorial Hall should be eliminated, says TJC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Executive Yuan’s Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) has declared that the authoritarian characteristics of Chiang Kai-shek (CKS) Memorial Hall ought to be eli...

Taipei’s Guling Street Books and Creativity Bazaar to take place Dec 15 – 16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2018 edition of Guling Street Books and Creativity Bazaar, a closed-street annual marketplace boasting indie books, used books, creative handicrafts, and talk shows, will t...

What to catch at last weekend of Taipei’s Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 CKS Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show officially kicked off on Nov. 30, with exhibitions of a variety of chrysanthemums and many performances and events having ...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, Nov. 30 to Dec. 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As November comes to a close and December begins, the social scene and entertainment in Taipei remain as vibrant as ever. Here is a list of some unique events worth checki...

Taipei’s upcoming Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show to feature intercontinental theme

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The warm sun and cool breeze in the fall season foretell the best time of the year to appreciate chrysanthemum flowers and the coming of the 2018 CKS Shilin Residence Chry...

Explore contemporary photography from Taiwan and around the world at Taipei Photo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2018 Taipei International Photography Exhibition (Taipei Photo) opened Saturday (Oct. 20) at Chiang Kai-shek (CKS) Memorial Hall in Taipei. Nearly 780 photos from loca...

National Day parade float carnival to arrive at CKS Memorial Hall in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A parade float carnival and a treasure hunt will be taking place at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall between Oct. 10 and 14 as part of the National Day celebrations in Taiwan...

Upcoming Events in Taipei July 21 - July 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- There are plenty of interesting and unique events happening in Taipei at the end of July. Here are just a few suggestions for exciting events happening around the city. ...

Photo of the Day: Chiang Kai-shek Memorial glows at night in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese photographer posted this photo of the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall lit up at night on the social media site Reddit on July 10. Treston Chen (陳思翰), who graduate...

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. ...

Taiwan reopens Chiang Kai-shek Mausoleum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mausoleum of former Taiwan military and political leader Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) in Cihu Park, Taoyuan reopened July 8 for public viewing after being defaced earlier thi...

'Treasures of the Natural World' exhibit opens in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Natural History Museum of London has opened a special exhibit in Taipei as part of their “Treasures of the Natural World” exhibition tour. Until September 19...

Danish photographer creates stunning time-lapse video of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Danish photographer on May 29 uploaded to Facebook a stunning time-lapse video of several amazing places in Taiwan. The photographer and IT consultant, 43-year-old Henrik...

Exhibition celebrating new immigrants and diversity in Taiwan kicked off in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More and more people from Southeast Asian countries have moved to Taiwan for work and other reasons in recent years, becoming part of Taiwanese society. An exhibition dedi...

No idea where to go with kids in Northern Taiwan? Meet 'A toddler in Taipei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Having no idea where to go with your kids on weekends? A website founded by a New Yorker lists free facilities in Northern Taiwan suitable for families with children and is beli...