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Shirtless man does 'Exorcist spider walk’ in middle of Taipei road

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video submitted to a dashcam sharing platform showing a man mimicking the “spider walk” from the American horror film “The Exorcist” has generate...

Taipei woman waits in line 9 days for iPhone 13 Pro Max

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In eager anticipation over the launch of the iPhone 13 series across Taiwan on Friday (Sept. 24), a Taipei woman waited in line for nine days to get her hands on Apple'...

7-Eleven Taiwan teams up with restaurant, hotel to serve fresh meals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s 7-Eleven announced on Monday (Sept. 21) that it has teamed up with restaurant chain Su/food and hotel Regent Taipei to provide freshly cooked meals. The ...

Taipei Valentine’s Day to feature riverside fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An eight-minute fireworks display will form the centerpiece of the 2020 Taipei Valentine’s Day celebration, an event that will double as the traditional Qixi Festiva...

Smoking banned in Taipei's MRT parks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Smoking is banned in Taipei MRT "linear" parks from Jan. 1, with fines ranging from NT$2,000 to NT$10,000, in accordance with the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act,...

Taiwan Premier, Culture Minister inaugurate new cultural corridor in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Taiwan Creative Expo officially opened in Taipei on Wednesday morning (April 24), coinciding with the inauguration of a new cultural corridor, which stretches alo...

2019 Creative Expo Taiwan to open at five spots in Taipei on April 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Creative Expo Taiwan explores the dynamic intersection of tradition and innovation via a series of free events at five cultural hubs across Taipei. This year&r...

Taiwan StarLux Airlines founding chairman hits scooter with BMW

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The founding chairman of StarLux Airlines (星宇航空), Chang Kuo-wei (張國煒), hit a scooter with his wife’s BMW Saturday morning, according to media reports. Last May 8,...

Photo of the Day: Monkey King seen riding YouBike in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A netizen on Monday post a photo on Breaking News Commune (爆料公社) of a person dressed like the Monkey King riding a YouBike in Taipei, while other sightings of the colorful char...

Taipei warns of possible heavy traffic areas on New Year’s Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Considering a possible large turnout at the upcoming New Year’s countdown party, Taipei City Government has warned of possible heavy traffic in some areas of the city from ...

Man who locked himself in Benz to avoid breathalyzer test wins appeal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man who refused to submit to a breathalyzer test by locking himself in his Mercedes-Benz has won a decision by the Taipei High Administrative Court to reverse the punishment ...

From the High-Speed Rail – Top 10 alternative places within easy reach of the High-Speed Rail

Since its opening 10 years ago, the Taiwan High-Speed Rail (HSR) line has become an essential conduit, linking all the major cities on the country’s western lowlands. Last year saw a network exp...

Traffic controls for Universiade being tested in Taipei on Saturday

Taipei (Taiwan News)-- Traffic control measures will be implemented on roads surrounding Taipei Stadium on Saturday, as part of the city's preparations for the opening ceremony of the 2017 Summer ...