Sinister Taiwan police station becomes cultural attraction

TAIPEI (CNA) — The Taiwan New Cultural Movement Museum in Taipei was once a police station but today it attracts daily visitors, who go there mainly to see the detention center and torture chamb...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, February 1-10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Year of the Dog is coming to an end and the Year of the Pig is approaching. With holidays coming up next week there is plenty of time to check out some activities happ...

Legislative by-elections: DPP wins in Taipei, KMT wins in Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Kuomintang (KMT) candidates declared victory in their race for the legislative seats vacated during last year's local elections in...

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...

Cultural businesses revitalize historic Taipei neighborhood

As Lunar New Year approaches, people begin to flock to an annual market in Dihua Street in the old Taipei City neighborhood of Dadaocheng. The atmosphere is festive as they shop for candies, spring co...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, January 18 - 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With a host of activities and events, there is something for everyone coming up in Taipei. Well-known DJ Yo Hey Li will put on a sensational selection of African fu...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, January 4 - 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For those of you looking for something interesting to do in Taipei the start of 2019, here are a few options to consider over the next week, Jan. 4 to Jan. 13. The offi...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, Dec. 28 - Jan. 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, Taipei offers a host of activities to ring in the new year and beyond. New Year’s Eve (Image by Flickr user...

10 Taiwan restaurants listed among world's top 1000 by La Liste

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Ten restaurants in Taipei have been listed among the 1,000 best restaurants in the world, according to the latest issue of the French food guide La Liste, which was recently unv...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, December 14 -23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As everyone gears up for the holidays, many are no doubt looking to do a little shopping and have a little fun over the upcoming weeks. For those in the Taipei area, the u...

Suitcase murder: Taiwan police issue arrest warrant seeking suspect's extradition from Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Nearly ten months after the murder of a young girl from Hong Kong by her boyfriend while both were on holiday in Taiwan, the Shilin District Prosecutors Office in Taipei h...

Taiwan's same-sex marriage referendum results show city-county, north-south divides

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To the surprise and disappointment of many in urban centers of Taiwan, a referendum on whether to support same-sex marriage legalization through amendments to the Civil Code wa...

Taiwanese man tosses semen on Japanese woman in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese man has been arrested for tossing a container of semen onto a Japanese woman as she walked down the street in Taipei last Monday (Nov. 12). On Nov. 12, a 38-year...

Taiwan's list of national monuments to reach 100 after addition of 2 temples: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s list of national monuments is expected to reach 100, with the addition of Taipei’s Dalongdong Baoan Temple and Lungshan Temple of Manka on Nov. 1...

Taiwanese-American man busted for 'marijuana factory' in Taipei home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese-American man was arrested on Wednesday (Nov. 7) for allegedly running a "marijuana factory" (大麻工場) inside his apartment in Taipei City. After surv...