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Tianmu Beer Festival in Taipei offers variety of specialty beers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This summer there is one place to go to try out a variety of specialty beers all at one stop — the Tianmu Beer Festival in the Tianmu Business District. From now ...

8 minutes of fireworks set to light up Taipei’s sky

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A concert and 480-second fireworks display are set to take place at Dadaocheng Wharf on the evening of July 30 to celebrate Qixi Festival, the traditional Valentine’...

Calla lily season begins at Taipei’s Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — About 50% of the calla lily flowers in the Zhuzihu area of Yangmingshan National Park have reached full bloom, according to a Facebook page dedicated to calla lily and hyd...

Taipei's Lohas Cherry Blossom Festival to last until Feb. 28 this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With spring just around the corner, more than half of the cherry trees at Lohas Park in Taipei’s Neihu District have bloomed, according to Taipei’s Parks and S...

'7 + 7' travelers form Omicron cluster in Taipei hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Jan. 6) announced that a new Omicron cluster infection has formed at a Taipei quarantine hotel. CECC he...

COVID confusion: Wrong person rushed to Taipei hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first instance of a non-infected person being confused for a COVID case in Taiwan was reported on Wednesday (Dec. 22). The Taipei City Government Department of Heal...

15 more Taipei spots certified as Muslim-friendly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Deputy Mayor Tsai Ping-kun (蔡炳坤) on Tuesday (Dec. 14) announced that seven attractions, seven hotels, and a B&B have obtained halal certification this year to p...

Enjoy luxury meals on Taipei’s double-decker tourist bus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Travelers can now explore the capital of Taiwan by hopping on a double-decker bus that runs across downtown Taipei while relishing meals prepared by a luxury hotel. In ...

Taiwan increases quarantine rooms to 35,500 for Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has increased the number of quarantine rooms available for returning overseas Taiwanese during the Lunar New Year to over 35,000. During an inter-ministerial mee...

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...

Taipei 101 observatory to reopen ahead of Double Ten celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a record 164 days of closure since its opening, the Taipei 101 observatory will reopen on Friday (Oct. 8) and welcome visitors enjoying the extended National Day wee...

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....

Ambassador Theaters, World Gym in Taipei close for disinfection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cinema and gym in Taipei’s Zhongshan District shuttered for three days starting Monday (July 26) after COVID-19 cases were confirmed to have visited them. Last...

Maokong cuisine delivery now available for parts of Taipei, New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Government has joined hands with the Maokong commercial district in launching a food delivery service to aid businesses in the tourist attraction battered by t...

Taipei to provide foot traffic indicator for city's popular attractions

People wishing to avoid running into huge crowds will from Wednesday (Feb. 10) be able to stay informed of current foot traffic at any of 19 popular attractions in Taipei via a dedicated web portal. ...