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Rebar falls on street during Taipei Dome construction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bundle of steel rebar fell on a street in the capital early Sunday morning (March 7) during the construction of the Taipei Dome, forcing the city government to suspend t...

Photo of the Day: Mount Kavulungan towers over Taiwan's Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This stunning photo of Kaohsiung's skyline with majestic Mount Kavulungan (北大武山, Beidawu) towering over the city was a hit on social media last week. The photo was ...

Construction of Taipei Dome to be completed by end of 2021

The construction of the long-delayed Taipei Dome stadium is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2021, the project's main contractor Farglory Group said Saturday (Aug 8), after Taipei city Gove...

Taipei Dome construction to resume after five-year hiatus

Taipei City Government announced Saturday (August 8) that construction on the long-suspended Taipei Dome can resume immediately, after it approved a request by the project's main contractor, Fargl...

City greenlights resumption of work on Taipei Dome after 5-year hiatus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Government announced Friday (July 17) it is allowing construction on the Taipei Dome (大巨蛋) to resume following a five-year hiatus. Soon after Mayor Ko W...

Girl's toes severed in escalator accident at New Taipei Farglory Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese girl on Friday (June 26) got her Crocs sandal caught in an escalator at iFG Farglory Square in New Taipei's Xizhi District and lost two toes. According ...

Domestic tourism sees boost as pandemic eases in Taiwan

People in Taiwan are eager to travel again as COVID-19 fears ease, but with overseas travel restrictions still in place, domestic tourism has been the big winner, with hotels, travel agencies and amus...

Taipei Dome close to resuming construction five years after suspension

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Dome is one step closer to resuming construction after the Taipei's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Wednesday (March 25) approved most of th...

Taipei mayor and city councilors spar over eavesdropping at Taipei Dome meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) members of the Taipei City Council have accused the administration of Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) of trying to reach a secret deal...

Phase of legal battle ends for Taipei Dome construction project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Supreme Administrative Court ruled Tuesday (April 30) that the city government’s decision to halt Taipei Dome’s construction was legal, rejecting Farglory ...

Taoyuan mayor Cheng Wen-tsan tops public satisfaction polls in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — TVBS recently conducted a survey to measure public satisfaction with Taiwan’s six mayors after 100 days of tenure. Despite receiving fervent support upon his elec...

Theme parks around Taiwan make special offers to visitors during 228 holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Many theme parks across Taiwan offer visitors special prices or discounts during the four-day 228 Peace Memorial Day holiday from Feb. 28 to Mar. 3, Taiwan's Tourism B...

Many theme parks across Taiwan offer special prices during Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Many theme parks across Taiwan offer visitors special prices or discounts during the Lunar New Year holiday, Tourism Bureau said in a news release on Wednesday. In nort...

Taipei Mayor asks President Tsai for help to overcome Taipei Dome deadlock

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking of the Taipei Dome, whose construction has been stalled since 2015 due to safety concerns, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) emphasized that the city government would ...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau to hold long distance cycling events along East Coast and East Rift Valley

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The East Rift Valley National Scenic Area Administration of Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau will hold the East Bay Cycling Challenge series cycling events on Nov. 10 and 11 to...