Taiwan welcomes pink dollar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is one of the friendliest countries in Asia toward the gay community and the government hopes to cash in on the pink dollar by making a feature of this fact. The...

Taipei Fringe Festival to feature 500 performances

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Fringe Festival 2019 will feature 500 performances and starts Saturday (Aug. 24), running until Sept. 8. Taipei Fringe Festival (TFF) gathers 131 groups of a...

Pop singers from Malaysia and Singapore visit Taipei for tourism campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Malaysian pop singer Wee Meng Chee (黃明志) and Singaporean singer-songwriter Boon Hui Lu (文慧如) traveled to Taipei this week for a film shooting project to promote tourism fo...

Artists gather in Taipei for residency program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Performing Arts Center (TPAC) invited 12 artists from 12 Asian-Pacific countries to join the four-week residency program Artist Lab in Taipei, as part of Asia Disco...

International artists inspired by minority communities in Taiwan

Taipei (CNA) Twelve international artists, who have been in Taipei for four weeks visiting local minority communities for inspiration, will showcase their works at Taipei Performing Arts Center, it wa...

Taipei Valentine's Day firework display to last 480 seconds on August 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A series of activities for 2019 Taipei Valentine's Day will take place at Dadaocheng (大稻埕) at Yanping Riverside Park (延平河濱公園) on Aug. 3 and 4, including a 480-second f...

Exhibition evokes memories of frozen desserts in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An exhibition on traditional Taiwanese methods of cooling down is being held at Museum 207 in the historical area of Taipei’s Dadaocheng. Titled “The Taste ...

Thai online celebrity travels to Taipei to promote tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Thai celebrity blogger and YouTuber Mint visited Taipei last week at the invitation of the city government for a short film project aimed at promoting Taipei tourism. M...

Amazing time-lapse video shows awesome beauty of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A year after releasing an amazing time-lapse video of several gorgeous places in Taiwan, a Danish photographer on Thursday (July 4) uploaded a sequel video as his "gift to...

Taipei joins China Airlines to promote city tourism in South Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Department of Information and Tourism of Taipei City is taking part in the Hana Tour International Travel Show at KINTEX in Gyeonggi Province of South Korea between Ju...

Japanese travel writer finds her passion promoting tourism to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese blogger Ishii Mikiko (石井三紀子) has been living in Taiwan for over eight years. Through her website about travel and food in Taiwan, she has been promoting tourism i...

Michelin Bib Gourmand reveals 12 new good value establishments in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Michelin on Wednesday announced winners of its 2019 Bib Gourmand awards, two weeks before its highly anticipated Michelin Guide. The latest Michelin Guide is slated to be re...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, February 23 - March 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Whether it is music, art, dance or theater that pique's one's interest, there is always plenty to do and see around Taipei. For those looking to see what is happen...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, February 16-24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As always there are tons of interesting events happening all around Taipei this month. For those looking to experience what the city has to offer, here are some suggested ...

5 things to know about Taipei’s Dihua Lunar New Year Market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Lunar New Year is two weeks away, with the first day of the Lunar New Year falling on Feb. 4, and preceding the holiday, many Taiwanese flock to the Dihua L...