Taiwan Lottery says people with three zodiac signs most likely to win Power Lottery

Update: The winning numbers for Monday's Power Lottery are: 05, 08, 19, 21, 27, 37, with a special number of 02. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Lottery has revealed the astrological signs ...

Age of women having first child on the rise: Taiwan MOI

Both the average age of first-time mothers and the proportion of first births to women aged 35 and above have significantly increased in just over a decade, figures from a recent report issued by the ...

Lantern festival to light up central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nantou Lantern Festival is expected to light up central Taiwan from Saturday evening (Jan. 18) as the annual Lunar New Year holiday celebrations begin. Hosted by Nantou...

2020 Taipei Lantern Festival to light up twin venues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year's Taipei Lantern Festival, set for Feb. 8-16, will be held at two venues, with one on the western, historic side of the city, and another at the far eastern ...

Taipei MRT releases special tokens to greet Year of Rat

The Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC) released three special ticket tokens Tuesday (Jan. 7) under a cooperation program with Guandu Temple to celebrate the upcoming Year of the Rat on the lunar calend...

Meerkats seized at Taiwan customs in rare wildlife smuggling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of eight live animals including two meerkats were seized at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Friday (Sept. 27) in a rare wildlife smuggling case. A femal...

2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival poster revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Tourism Bureau has revealed the poster for the 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival, which is designed around the theme of a fantasy forest. The event poster was d...

Taoyuan Minnan Festival to present rich Taiwanese cultural activities and entertainment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Minnan, or “Southern Fujian,” atmosphere will fill the air in Taiwan’s Taoyuan City in June and early July when the 2109 Taoyuan Minnan Festival unleashe...

600,000 visitors watch opening of Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 600,000 visitors attended the opening night of the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival (台灣燈會) in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County yesterday evening (Feb. 19). At 7 p.m. l...

Taiwan Lantern Festival lights up tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Taiwan Lantern Festival (台灣燈會) kicks off tonight (Feb. 19) and will last until March. 3 in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County. At 7 p.m. tonight Taiwan Preside...

Taiwan Lantern Festival kicks off tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Taiwan Lantern Festival kicks off tomorrow (Feb. 19) and will last until March. 3 in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County. This year's Taiwan Lantern Festiva...

NYC's Chinatown welcomes Year of the Pig with vibrant parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Drums, dragons and dancers are parading through New York's Chinatown to ring in the Year of the Pig. Confetti and spectators lined the route of Sunday's Lunar New Yea...

Taipei recommends Zhinan Scenic Area for LNY holiday getaway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Wondering where to spend the Lunar New Year holiday? The Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) of Taipei invites the public to visit the Zhinan Scenic Area (指南風景區) and get...

Taipei Metro issues Year of the Pig one-day passes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the Lunar New Year less than two weeks away, Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) has issued a pair of commemorative tickets for the Year of the Pig of the Chinese...

Taipei Lantern Festival 2019 to go glitzy at Ximending

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Department of Information and Tourism of Taipei unveiled the theme and main visual design – “Twinkle Taipei”– for the Taipei Lantern Festival 2...