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Taipei to offer NT$1,000 accommodation subsidy from Dec. 24 to March 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City will offer NT$1,000 (US$35) accommodation subsidies to 100,000 individual travelers from Dec. 24 to March 7 — except most Fridays and Saturdays — i...

2020 Taipei Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show to kick off Nov. 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show will open this Friday (Nov. 27) and continue through Dec. 13, with this year’s show to be themed “a journey to c...

New Taipei releases images of Disney-themed Christmasland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Government on Tuesday (Oct. 27) released images of this year's highly anticipated Christmasland, which will feature Disney-themed light shows and i...

Disney-themed Christmasland in New Taipei opens Nov. 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City on Monday (Oct. 26) announced the opening date of its much-anticipated Christmasland festival, which this year will feature a Disney-themed light show. ...

Taipei may scrap New Year bash over COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei will cancel its 2021 New Year’s Eve party if 15 or more coronavirus cases are reported there by the end of November, according to the city’s tourism age...

Taipei to hold Christmas festival in 4 shopping districts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate the spirit of Christmas and to help stimulate the local economy, Taipei will be expanding its Christmas festival this year to four shopping districts across t...

Taipei moves Lunar 'Valentine’s Day' fireworks to Aug. 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s Department of Information and Tourism (DOIT) announced on Tuesday (Aug. 25) that the city government had decided to move the 2020 Taipei Valentine’s D...

Taipei Valentine’s Day to feature riverside fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An eight-minute fireworks display will form the centerpiece of the 2020 Taipei Valentine’s Day celebration, an event that will double as the traditional Qixi Festiva...

Masks once again compulsory on Taipei Metro

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei has stepped up measures to fight the coronavirus, including making masks mandatory on the Taipei Metro once more, as Taiwan sees a rise in imported cases. Starti...

Taipei Valentine's Day 2020 to feature concert, fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese capital is celebrating this year's Chinese Valentine’s Day (Qixi Festival) with an open-air concert and fireworks spectacle that defies social dist...

Taipei denies rumors Anthony Wong demanded exorbitant fee for promotional shoot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City's Department of Information and Tourism (DOIT) has denied rumors that award-winning actor Anthony Wong (黃秋生) seized upon the city's invitation to shoot...

Taipei Confucius Temple ready to bless students taking exams

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Confucius Temple is a place to pray for a stellar performance in the upcoming college entrance exams on July 3-5, according to a press release published on the webs...

Taipei cancels Eid al-Fitr celebrations due to Wuhan coronavirus

The annual Muslim festival Eid al-Fitr will not be held as scheduled in Taipei this May, in an effort to avoid large gatherings amid the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the city government said...

Taipei discloses criteria for quarantine hotels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the number of people subject to isolation rising as the coronavirus continues to spread, Taipei is calling on more hospitality businesses to sign up to become authori...

Taipei-Hualien bus service providers offer discounted fares

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Bus service providers are offering discounted fares on routes from Taipei to Hualien for several weeks after the inauguration of services on Jan. 6, rendering the discount...