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Taiwanese animation features activist Chiang Wei-shui published in 3 languages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chiang Wei-shui Cultural Foundation (蔣渭水文化基金會) published Wednesday (April 27) an animation and exhibition featuring Taiwanese well-known physician and activist, Chiang Wei...

Dadaocheng spiritual tour gives food for the post-pandemic soul

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new walking tour is being held in Dadaocheng to showcase Taipei’s religious and cultural sites as well as traditional fine foods. The tour is being organized by...

Central American allies send food trucks across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Central American diplomatic allies are sending food trucks with their dishes around Taiwan, reports said Saturday (April 2). Gourmets will find 70 locations to sa...

Top Valentine's Day events in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While fancy restaurants are typically top choices for Valentine’s Day, Taiwan News recommends some outdoor events and interesting ideas for singles and couples alike...

2022 Taipei Lunar New Year Festival to kick off Jan. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Lunar New Year (LNY) Festival has returned but will come with a few adjustments to reflect the “new normal” during the COVID-19 pandemic. The fes...

Miniature of Taian Hospital commemorates Taiwanese Cultural Association's centenary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Taiwanese Cultural Association (TCA), the Chiang Wei-shui’s Cultural Foundation has unveiled a 1:18 model of Taian Hospital...

Taipei City Hall to be lit up in rainbow hues to honor gay rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Hall will be illuminated in rainbow colors from Thursday (Oct. 28) through Nov. 6 and host music and an outdoor fair to celebrate gay rights and gender equalit...

Taiwan VP visits Wei Shui Station and I-Mei store on 100th anniversary of TCA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President William Lai (賴清德) on Sunday (Oct. 17) toured the former Daan Hospital in Taipei’s historic Dadaocheng area, where the late Taiwanese physician and soc...

Taipei Valentine’s Day fireworks will brighten mood amidst COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Taipei Valentine’s Day concert and firework spectacle aims to lift spirits amid the gloom of the COVID-19 pandemic, at a riverside event on Saturday (Oct....

Taiwan’s First Bank to hire 115 language talents, with salaries over NT$45,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — First Bank is continuing to push through its policy of promoting English-Mandarin bilingual services by planning to hire 115 language talents to staff the 37 bilingual bra...

Democracy activist brought to life for Taiwanese Cultural Association's centenary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese democracy pioneer Chiang Wei-shui (蔣渭水) has been brought to life through video capture technology as part of the Taiwanese Cultural Association's (TCA) 100th...

3 Taipei hidden gems free to visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three soul-soothing hidden spots in Taipei are free to visit. The Taipei City Government's Department of Culture Affairs on Wednesday (March 24) recommended three l...

4-meter Dadaocheng illustration surprises viewers with cameos by Taipei mayor, Trump

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese cartoonist Yang Hsin-yi (楊心怡) on Friday (March 5) released his latest and largest creation, which features Taipei's historic Dadaocheng area and notable peop...

Groups to march in Taipei Sunday to commemorate Feb. 28 Incident

A coalition of over 50 civic organizations will march in Taipei on Sunday (Feb. 21) to remember the victims of the Feb. 28 incident and to protest against the lingering symbols of "authoritariani...

Taipei's Dihua Street vendors head online after annual bazaar halted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wary of COVID-19 spreading from clusters, Taipei City Government has announced the annual Dihua Street Lunar New Year bazaar is canceled, leaving only long-established sto...