Taiwan rock band Mayday draws in tens of thousands at free concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Tens of thousands of fans flocked to Taipei’s Daan Forest Park Wednesday as iconic rock band Mayday put on a free concert, marking the group’s 20th anniversary. D...

Taiwan rock band Mayday will not be charged over 19 seconds of silence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As thousands of fans gathered in a Taipei park Wednesday night to hear rock band Mayday (五月天), prosecutors announced that a fraud accusation over 19 seconds of silence on ...

Staff to clear crowds from venue before free Mayday Concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--With the free Mayday Concert at Daan Forest Park on March 29 approaching, Taipei City’s Parks and Street Lights Office (PSLO) began to clear the crowds camping out at the v...

Fans camping out in Daan Forest Park for Mayday’s free concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Mayday, one of the Chinese-speaking world's biggest bands, made a surprise announcement Tuesday that they will hold a free concert at a city park on March 29, marking the g...

Taipei launches double-decker sightseeing buses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taipei City on Wednesday launched Wi-Fi enabled double-decker sightseeing buses, which enable passengers to download an App for listening to audio guide at different points along...

Typhoon Megi takes its toll on Daan Park

Like much of the rest of Taiwan, Taipei's Daan Forest Park felt the wrath of Typhoon Megi, the eye of which made landfall at 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon near Hualien City packing sustained winds of 155 k...

Insurance broker gives employees day off to chase Pokemon monsters

Taipei, Aug. 9 (CNA) Taipei-based Lei Shan Insurance Broker Co. has joined the Pokemon Go craze, allowing its employees to take a day off Tuesday to chase monsters around Taiwan. According to...

KMT's ‘march for stability’ planned Saturday

The Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) is scheduled to host a “March for Taiwan’s Stability” in Taipei on Saturday, rallying for support a week ahead of next Saturday’s presidential and legislative elect...

KMT marches a week ahead of election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Saturday, a week before election day, thousands of supporters of the Kuomintang took part in parades through Taipei in support of presidential candidate Eric Liluan Chu. Th...

KMT to stage 'March for Stability' in Taipei

Taipei, Jan. 8 (CNA) The ruling Kuomintang (KMT) will organize a "March for Taiwan's Stability" in Taipei Saturday, rallying for support a week ahead of the Jan. 16 presidential and legislative electi...

New Year celebrations in Taipei generate less garbage than last year

About 18.2 metric tons of garbage was collected from Taipei's City Hall plaza, where a New Year's Eve countdown party was held Thursday, down 1.27 metric tons or 6.52 percent compared with last year's...

Envoy brings Honduran flair to Taipei Jazz Festival

Taipei, July 15 (CNA) Honduran band Hibriduz Jazz will be performing at the Taipei Jazz Festival this year on the recommendation of Honduras' ambassador to Taiwan, bringing a different kind of energ...

Local, foreign musicians to jazz up Taipei

Taipei, July 15 (CNA) Music fans will be treated to a series of outdoor concerts at the annual Taipei Jazz Festival, which will kick off July 17 in Taiwan's capital, featuring groups from various c...

2015 Ecofair: An ecological Taipei

The Public Works Department, Taipei city government and Friends of Daan Forest Park Foundation organize the very first Eco fair in Taipei from April 24 to 25. The Eco fair seeks to raise citizen’s env...

Daan Forest Park gets 40 cuckoo clock birdhouses

Taipei, April 13 (CNA) Taipei City's Public Work Department has built 40 cuckoo clock-shaped birdhouses in Daan Forest Park with the aim of adding a touch of nature to the rapidly urbanized city, a ...