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Taiwanese join Ukrainians in march for peace in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ukrainians in Taiwan and Taiwanese took to the streets together to protest Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and demand peace on Sunday afternoon (March 13). The march...

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 artist says thanks to pandemic workers with 180 bamboo flowers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— A Taiwanese artist has created the large-scale installation, “The Thank You Bouquet,” using 60,000 bamboo strips, as a dedication piece for medical professional...

Taipei Jazz Festival 2021 to feature award-winning Taiwanese musical artists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Taipei Jazz Festival will feature Taiwanese award-winning musicians and will be held on three consecutive weekends beginning Nov. 27. The jazz festival will sh...

Taipei's new forest park in Wenshan expands to 11 hectares, boasts 46-meter slide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City’s second “Forest Park” (森林公園) is due to open early next year in the southern district of Wenshan. Boasting five separate themed areas and ...

Jianguo flower market in Taipei now fully open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Jianguo Holiday Flower Market in Taipei resumes business on Saturday (July 31) after months of closure and reduced services. Epidemic prevention measures will be in...

Taipei park visitors horrified by plants in pants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Officials have removed potted plants wrapped in pants from a Taipei park after a public uproar over what visitors mistook for a crime scene or supernatural occurrence. ...

Famed Shanghai-style eatery in Taipei relocates after forced shutdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The famous Shanghai-style restaurant chain Kao Chi (高記) has returned to Taipei's Da'an District after its previous location was shut down by order of the city gove...

Taichung Central Park opens in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung Central Park (中央公園) was inaugurated on Sunday (Dec. 6) amid much fanfare celebrating the "Lung of Taichung." Covering an area of about 67 hectares wi...

Taiwan Reading Festival wins American Library Association award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Ministry of Education announced Friday (May 22) that the 2020 Taiwan Reading Festival (台灣閱讀節) won the American Library Association (ALA) award. The annual cu...

Taipei cancels firefly season due to Wuhan coronavirus

The annual firefly season in Taipei and its many events have been canceled because of restrictions imposed to combat the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, the city's Parks and Street Lights O...

National Central Library to host carnival in Taipei to promote reading

The National Central Library (NCL) will host a major carnival in Taipei next month as part of an annual reading festival to encourage love and appreciation of books, NCL Director-General Tseng Shu-hsi...

Record amount of rain falls in Taipei's Da'an District

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei's Da'an Forest Park saw a record amount of rainfall within a half-hour on Monday afternoon as thunderstorms drenched the city. The Central Weather Bureau (CWB...

Taiwan to implement first ‘therapeutic garden’ in Taipei next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei will establish a “therapeutic garden,” the first of its kind in Taiwan, in Daan Forest Park (大安森林公園) next year in collaboration with Japanese experts, c...

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. ...