Plant-watering workout machines unveiled at Daan Park, Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first stage of a new Tapiei greenery project was unveiled in Daan Park today, showcasing a new type of exercise machine that also waters nearby grass, reported CNA. ...

Taipei City comes to life as a 'Smart City'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City hosted the largest smart expo in Asia, Smart City Summit & Expo (SCSE), in March, and Taiwan News sat down with Taipei City Deputy Mayor Charles Lin (林欽榮) ...

Taipei seeks to establish a global organization of Smart Cities

TAIPEI (Taipei News) — Representatives from 27 cities or regions around the world, Taiwan’s key innovative industries, and the country’s five other special municipalities joined...

Taipei SCSE opens, showcasing latest innovative IoT solutions for smart cities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Smart City Summit kicked off on Tuesday, March 27, with many of Taiwan’s ICT leaders and politicians expressing their the hope that the show will ...

New APP to demystify Taipei Main Station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Deputy Mayor Charles Lin (林欽榮) announced March 16 the upcoming release of a smartphone app that will help users navigate Taipei Main Station. Taipei Main St...

Taipei's North Gate Plaza to be unveiled soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Since Taipei City’s North Gate regained its splendor as one of the city’s major monuments following the removal of an overpass that had long overshadowed th...

Editorial: Time to decide the fate of Taipei Songshan Airport

End martial law above the skies of Taipei City. That phrase, echoing the Martial Law era which overshadowed the whole country’s society for four decades, reflects the view that the skies over...

La Porte du Nord illumée à la veille de Noël

Taipei (Taiwan News) - La zone de la porte du Nord de Taipei a été illuminée pour la fête de Noël car le maire de Taïpei, Ko Wen-je voulait donner aux citoyens un ...

Taipei North Gate lights up on Christmas Eve

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei’s North Gate area was lit up for a festive Christmas Eve as Mayor Ko Wen-je wanted to give citizens a new look at historic bu...

Taipei presents earthquake liquefaction map

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Government on Saturday put a map online which shows its own building and nearby Taipei 101 are located in areas prone to a high degree of liquefaction during ear...

Taipei City demands downsized Taipei Dome

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The controversial Taipei Dome complex area should only be able to hold a maximum of 90,000 people at one time instead of the original 140,000, the Taipei City Government said Tu...

New government needs to run a tight ship

January 16 was the date that changed everything. Not only was a Democratic Progressive Party candidate elected president – for the third time in Taiwan’s history – but the party also obtained an absol...

Tainan vice mayor denies interior minister report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Relatively little-known Tainan Vice Mayor Tseng Hsu-cheng denied media reports late Wednesday that he could be the next interior minister. The post is one of the few Cabinet p...

Speculation mounts about new interior minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Speculation mounted Saturday that Taipei City Vice Mayor Charles Lin could become the next interior minister as an Yilan County official said he had been ruled out. President-...

Ko under fire at city council

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je came under fire at the Taipei City Council Tuesday for failing to fulfill promises and for reading Buddhist texts as his popularity sagged. Ko was ...