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Taiwan bookstore chain Eslite recalibrates business strategy to ‘go small’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Iconic Taiwan-based bookstore chain Eslite is expanding its empire with a different tactic—opening small shops that sprawl across the country’s communities. ...

2021 Taiwan Literature Awards announces Golden Book Award nominees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A shortlist of 30 books will compete in the 2021 Taiwan Literature Awards’ “Golden Book Awards” category, the National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL)...

Taipei Zoo holds vote for baby tapir name, welcomes flamingo eggs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Zoo is currently holding a public voting event on Facebook to name a newborn tapir, and on Wednesday (Sept. 1) the zoo issued a press release to welcome the newest ...

Taiwan bookstore chain Eslite to open 100 small shops

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After shutting down 10 large stores last year, bookstore chain Eslite will focus on opening 100 local community shops within three years, with one store planned in China, ...

Taipei battles COVID in commercial area under main railway station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After six COVID-19 infections were reported at an underground commercial area near Taipei Railway Station, the city government said Saturday (July 17) it was stepping up i...

Taipei bus driver diagnosed with COVID after working 3 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei bus driver worked for three days on a long bus route before being diagnosed with COVID-19, reports said Friday (July 16). Bus 218 services a route between the ...

Taiwan confirms COVID cases at shopping mall, TV station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Breeze Xin Yi shopping mall and the headquarters of Sanlih E-Television (SET) closed for disinfection Saturday (July 10) after employees had been diagnosed with COVID-...

Eslite Xinyi bookstore in Taipei struggling due to COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Eslite Xinyi Store in Taipei is grappling with a slump in sales as it tries to weather the COVID-19 crisis that has dealt a blow to the 24-hour bookstore. Located i...

Van Gogh SENSES & Give Gift Boutique launched three Mother's Day Art Bouquets

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 27 April 2021 - Mother's Day is fast approaching and there are more people giving floral gifts to their mom. At this time, many merchants began to offer different fl...

First-ever exhibition of Taiwanese veteran illustrator extended

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first solo exhibition of Taiwanese veteran illustrator Jimmy Liao, known as Jimmy (幾米), has been extended to run through Saturday (April 10) at Eslite Gallery in Taipe...

TSMC remains 'most attractive employer' for graduating Taiwanese students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The world's largest contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is the most attractive employer among Taiwanese students graduating in technology-...

South Taipei Fun Carnival 2021 goes retro Japanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The South Taipei Fun Carnival 2021, which will feature antique Japanese magazines, albums, and board games, is slated to kick off on Friday (April 2) and run through Satur...

Eslite opens pop-up bookstore at museum in southwestern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Celebrated bookstore chain Eslite on Wednesday (Jan. 27) opened a new pop-up location at the Chiayi Art Museum in the southwestern city of Chiayi, marking its official ret...

Taiwan's HTC VIVE Arts, Cai Guo-qiang to launch VR fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese contemporary artist Cai Guo-qiang's (蔡國強) new exhibition featuring a virtual reality collaboration with Taiwan's HTC VIVE Arts kicked off at the Palace Mus...

Southern Taiwan library gets woodland makeover

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After undergoing years of planning and a two-year renovation, the 30-year-old Pingtung County Library has transformed into a "forest library," which reopened ear...