Taipei gives 20% discount to drivers using intelligent parking spots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City will give a discount of 20 percent for drivers who park their vehicle in 44 spaces across the capital using electronic means such as smartphone apps or EasyCar...

Taiwan’s Taipei Metro launches Mickey trains and promo activity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – All aboard the Mickey Mouse trains! Passengers riding the Taipei Metro Tamsui-Xinyi Line will find themselves surprised at the dazzling display of Disney characters on the...

Self-service garbage collection system demonstrated in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — TThe common scene of people chasing a garbage truck on the street after they hear the melody of “A Maiden's Prayer” approaching their houses might be a thi...

Transfer from train to bus to be totally free in Taiwan's Taichung City beginning in October  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taichung Transportation Bureau Director-General Wang Yi-chuan (王義川) said during a city council meeting on Tuesday (Aug. 14) that beginning on October 1, transfer from t...

Taiwan's remote tribes light up with solar power in joint initiative 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As a traditional electric power grid is out of reach for remote indigenous tribes across Taiwan, two Taiwanese companies have jointly launched an initiative to bu...

Taiwan's Hualien County mounts ‘Smart Tourism City’ campaign to boost tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To address the decline of visitors to Hualien in the aftermath of earthquakes since February, the government of Hualien County has launched the “Smart Tourism City&r...

Okinawa postpones Taiwan EasyCard use until 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Japanese island of Okinawa is postponing the introduction of the use of Taiwanese EasyCards on its Yui Rail system until 2020, Taipei’s EasyCard Corporation said Tuesd...

Taiwan High Speed Rail looks for its 500 millionth passenger

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A person who bought a return ticket from Hsinchu to Taichung Monday morning was Taiwan High Speed Rail’s 500 millionth passenger and could look forward to a whole yea...

Indulge in visiting Taipei 101, National Palace Museum with ‘Classical’ Taipei Fun Pass!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new edition of the“Taipei Fun Pass” – Classical – is now available for travelers who prefer a more relaxed way of visiting Taipei 101 and Nationa...

Taipei 101 rolls out boxed meal vending machines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei 101 has rolled out bento vending machines that sell boxed meals that are freshly prepared by well-known restaurants and priced at around NT$100 per box in order to fu...

Winning design of Taiwan national ID card redesign competition receives highly polarized comments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Ministry of the Interior (MOI) Tuesday announced the winning design of the Taiwan national identification card redesign competition, but the winner has receiv...

YouBike in Taiwan’s Miaoli begins to hit the road at end of June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—First-stage 10 YouBike stations in Miaoli County’s public bike rental plan will open to the public in three populous areas in the county at the end of June, Miaolli Co...

Taipei City unveils first welfare facilities at public housing complex

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je inaugurated a senior citizen service and daycare center and a child daycare center which are housed inside the Jiankang Public Housing complex on May 24. ...

Special limited Tai Tzu-ying Easycards available for booking in Taiwan on May 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—EasyCard Corporation announced on Wednesday that EasyCards featuring Taiwan’s world No. 1 women's badminton player Tai Tzu-ying can be booked beginning 1...

Taiwan EasyCards to be used in Okinawa from July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The EasyCards now used mainly for Mass Rapid Transit and bus travel in Taipei City will be used on the Japanese island of Okinawa from next July, the EasyCard Corporation ...