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...

Recently banned drug found in Taoyuan airport's speedy delivery zone

Taipei, July 22 (CNA) Aviation police last week found a banned substance hidden in a batch of imported cargo at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, 10 days after the drug was added to the list of pr...

Taiwan ex-President Ma Ying-jeou still faces three legal cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) still has to face three legal cases following a recent indictment and a prison sentence issued last May, reports said Thursday. He w...

Taiwan's Top 10 Theme Parks

Summer is here and that means the kids are on holiday and many people are looking for something fun and exciting to do. A theme park is an obvious place to head, and while some Taiwanese people may ch...

16 theme parks in Taiwan collectively roll out preferential admission deal to benefit visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—While all amusement parks in Taiwan are rolling out new deals to attract more visitors to their parks in the summer, 16 of them took a step further and collectively agreed o...

Hotel owner in Taiwan’s Hualien: Coming to Hualien for a sightseeing visit is best help you can give to this place

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Not only several buildings but also the local tourism industry took a hard hit from the February 6 Hualien earthquake as tourists are refraining from visiting Hualien for si...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Nov. 1 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Wednesday are as follows: @United Daily News: Workweek rules to be revised; monthly overtime limit to go up to 54 hours @China Ti...

Taiwan court sets record bail for developer in corruption case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei District Court set a record Tuesday evening by setting bail for Farglory Group (遠雄集團) Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung (趙藤雄), the developer of the Taipei Dome (大巨蛋), a...