12 Taiwan national forest recreation areas accept EasyCard and iPASS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Twelve of Taiwan’s national forest recreation areas will begin to accept payment of admission fees by EasyCard and iPASS on Monday (July 15), Taiwan's Forestry B...

Poké Ball EasyCards go on sale in Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To join in on the Pokémon Go craze, Taipei’s EasyCard Corporation has teamed up with Niantic, Inc. to offer limited edition Poké Ball-themed electronic stor...

Bus riders in Taipei, New Taipei must swipe twice starting today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Passengers who board on buses in Taipei City and New Taipei City must swipe their cards both when getting on and getting off public buses starting today (July 1), announced the...

Taipei Metro reveals 10 billionth passenger

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a campaign launched last month, Taipei Metro has revealed its 10 billionth passenger, who is the lucky recipient of a new computer and a year’s free travel...

McDonald's across Taiwan now accept e-payment cards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- McDonald's on Tuesday (April 2) announced that most of its restaurants across Taiwan can now accept the four main electronic payment cards, and EasyCard is offering free la...

New bus routes in Taiwan’s Taoyuan serve Zhongli and Bade areas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Services provided by two new city bus routes in Taoyuan are expected to bring more convenience to passengers traveling to and from the city’s Zhongli and Bade areas, Taoy...

McDonald’s Taiwan starts accepting EasyCard payment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – People in Taiwan can now pay for their meals with EasyCard at the country’s McDonald’s outlets, the fast food chain giant announced Friday. Starting March 1...

New Taipei's Danhai light rail to charge fares starting February

The Danhai Light Rail Transit system in New Taipei City, the first of its kind in northern Taiwan, will start charging fares to commuters beginning Feb. 1, initially at a discount rate, New Taipei Met...

New 24-hour trash disposal and recycling machine being trialed in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new 24-hour trash collection service is currently being trialed in a central Taipei district. Thanks largely to the country’s illustrious garbage collection sys...

Taipei Water Park to light up Dec.1 for Gongguan Christmas Month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The annual Gongguan Christmas Month will kick off this Saturday (Dec. 1), featuring a variety of events and illuminations in one of Taipei’s most boisterous commerci...

Taipei travelers to swipe EasyCard twice when taking bus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City is likely to put an end to the confusion about whether passengers have to swipe their EasyCard when getting on or off the bus, reports said Friday. In contr...

EasyCard unveils Chiang Wei-shui cards to mark Taiwan Culture Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - To celebrate Taiwan Culture Day as well as the 97th anniversary of Taiwan Cultural Association (TCA) which paved way to Taiwan's democracy movement and national awareness ca...

Germany could partner with Taiwan in smart transportation

Germany and Taiwan could be partners in the development of smart transportation, since both sides are tapping into the market and have many resources they could share, a German trade official said ahe...

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...