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Global warming could see Taiwan Presidential Office submerged

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In under 30 years we may see the Tamsui River flood central Taipei and inundate the Presidential Office if sea levels rise in line with predictions. Taipei Main Station...

Michelin announces 2021 Taipei and Taichung Bib Gourmand winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Michelin on Wednesday (Aug. 10) announced 91 winning eateries in Taipei and Taichung for its 2021 Bib Gourmand awards. The prestigious award is given to restaurants tha...

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...

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...

Taipei postpones Lantern Festival, cancels Dihua New Year Market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid an expanding hospital coronavirus cluster, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Wednesday (Jan. 20) announced that the city's lantern festival will be postponed and th...

No free food sampling at Taipei Lunar New Year Market amid COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei is considering scrapping one of the most popular traditions of the capital’s Lunar New Year celebrations — free food sampling at the Dihua Street market...

Taipei photography studio invites public to share coronavirus stories through self-portraits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new photography studio is giving visitors a snapshot of Taiwan's coronavirus story through the lens of those living in the country as it tackles the pandemic. Min...

Passengers of coronavirus-stricken cruise ship visited Taipei 101, other tourist spots: CDC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of coronavirus cases on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan continues to climb, Taiwanese authorities have pinpointed more than 30 spots visited...

Taipei Flower Market open 24 hours for Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To provide easier access to floral products for Taiwanese citizens before the Lunar New Year holiday, the Taipei Flower Market in Neihu has decided to launch 24-hour opera...

Taiwanese customers ripped off during Lunar New Year shopping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shoppers on Taiwan's Lunar New Year Shopping Streets (年貨大街) are facing overpriced confectionery and low-quality merchandise. One shopper on Sunday shared a picture ...

Taipei's Dihua Street launches sales for Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Dihua Street, one of the most popular grocery markets for Lunar New Year sundries, launched sales on Friday (Jan. 10) to celebrate the approaching holiday. ...

Taipei Commercial District Carnival to take place over Double Ten Day holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Taipei Commercial District Carnival will take place at Zhongshan Hall and Xiushan Street between Oct. 11 and 13. Featuring 76 stalls from the capital city&rs...

Taiwan Light Environment Award to be revealed in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Light Environment Award is down to three finalists, with the award ceremony to take place on Nov. 22, the Coretronic Culture and Arts Foundation (中強光電文化藝術基金會) a...

Centenarian Taipei barber continues to cut hair after 70 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A childless centenarian barber who lives in solitude in Taipei had an unforgettable Father’s Day experience on Tuesday (July 30) surrounded by a group of social work...

South Korean celebrity eats to heart’s content in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A South Korean entertainer known for her insatiable appetite recently visited Taipei for a short film project to promote travel to the capital of Taiwan. Yang Soo-bin (...