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Park athletic fields in Taipei to begin charging fees in March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Living in Taipei will become more expensive for those who enjoy playing team sports in the city’s riverside parks after the city government begins to charge for the ...

Video shows foreign woman lash out when asked to wear mask on Taiwan train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Sunday (Jan. 17) showing a foreign national get into a dispute with passengers, conductors, and police when asked to wear a face mask and apply it proper...

Taipei offers NT$30 day tickets for five buses in mountainous areas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Whether you are planning to go hiking on Yangmingshan, take a dip in a hot spring in Beitou, stroll across the Baishihu Suspension Bridge in Neihu, or have tea with your f...

YouBike expected to be running in Taiwan’s Chaiyi City by mid-December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — YouBike 2.0 Service is expected to be up and running in Taiwan’s southwestern city of Chiayi as early as mid-December, providing one more transportation option for l...

Residents invited to ride autonomous buses in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents in Taiwan are invited to register for a free ride on the country’s first self-driving buses in Taipei starting Wednesday (Sept. 30). The service will be...

Taipei deputy mayor: Smart city innovations will make post-pandemic life easier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As cities around the world strive to return to normal amid the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, the Taiwanese capital has held a 10,000-person concert in addition to several...

Taiwan's 13 National Forests offer half-price admission for two holidays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Those planning to visit any of 13 national forest recreation areas during the Double Ten holiday as well as the Mid-Autumn Festival in October can save a few coins, as Tai...

Taiwan bus drivers caught abusing monthly passes to get performance bonus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei City government has successfully tracked down seven bus drivers who used their Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) monthly passes to get a higher performance bonus ...

YouBike trial run begins Tuesday in Kaohsiung, S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A YouBike 2.0 trial run will begin in Kaohsiung on Tuesday (June 16), offering bicycle riders a 30-minute ride for free until the end of September. The new YouBike syst...

PS4 EasyCards go on sale in Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's EasyCard Corporation began offering pre-orders for limited-edition miniature Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) controller-themed electronic stored-value cards on Tuesd...

Foreign residents can now use Taiwan's EasyCard Wallet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As of last Friday (May 29), foreign residents of Taiwan can now use the EasyCard Wallet app on their phones. The digital payment app enables users to bind their EasyCar...

Taiwan’s stimulus voucher scheme to kick off July 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced on Tuesday (June 2) that the stimulus vouchers aimed to boost Taiwan’s economy amid fallout from the coronavirus (COVID-19) wi...

Taiwan national forest areas offer e-ticket users discounts, free parking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's national forest recreation areas are offering admission discounts and free parking to e-ticket holders, beginning on Monday (June 1) until the end of this yea...

Taipei 101 Observation Deck offers NT$150 admission per adult with two children

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly slowed down in Taiwan, Taipei 101 is offering Taiwanese a favorable price for admission to its observation deck through advance ...

YouBike to replace City Bike in Kaohsiung, S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — YouBike 2.0 will begin its trial run in Taiwan's southern port city of Kaohsiung on June 16 to replace City Bike, which is set to cease operations at the end of June. ...