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Time to ban LINE over China links?

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – While the rest of the world is using apps like Signal, WhatsApp, and Telegram to communicate with each other, here in Taiwan, the go-to instant messenger and online cal...

12 national forest recreation areas in Taiwan now accept LINE Pay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Twelve national forest recreation areas in Taiwan now accept LINE Pay, according to a news release posted by the Forestry Bureau. The bureau said that from Tuesday (Mar...

Select Taiwan bus routes to try out mobile payments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Directorate General of Highways (DGH) on Tuesday (Jan. 5) opened five bus routes to mobile payments on a trial basis for six months in the run-up to a potential nation...

Taiwan launches pilot program for mobile payment on buses

A mobile payment system for bus rides kicked off Tuesday on a trial basis in Taiwan, allowing passengers to pay their fares with the use of cellphone apps, the Ministry of Transportation and Communica...

Taiwan’s e-payment users expected to exceed 10 million in August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of electronic payment (e-payment) users in Taiwan is expected to break the 10 million mark in August following the Financial Supervisory Commission’s (FSC...

NBA first-round playoff preview capsules

Capsules for the NBA's first-round playoff series that start Monday: EASTERN CONFERENCE No. 1 MILWAUKEE BUCKS (56-17) vs. No. 8 ORLANDO MAGIC (33-40) ...

Passengers using mobile payment to ride New Taipei light rail at half price

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —New Taipei Metro Corporation (NTMC) will launch a half-price deal for passengers who use mobile payments to ride the Danhai Light Rail in order to boost passenger volume in...

Taipei to expand mask vending machines to 12 districts next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Monday (April 13) announced that ID-based medical mask machines will be expanded to all of the city's districts next week. After Tai...

LINE Pay Taiwan to roll out cross-border payment service for Japan, Korea, Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — LINE Pay Taiwan is set to expand its mobile payment service overseas in collaboration with LINE Pay affiliates in Japan, South Korea, and Thailand in early 2020. The mo...

LINE launches ridesharing service in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Roger Chen (陳立人), CEO of LINE, announced at a press conference at the Taipei Marriott Hotel on Wednesday (Oct. 23) that the instant communication app has officially launch...

Mobile payment growth highest among 26-35 age group in Taiwan

Taipei, July 15 (CNA) Consumers in Taiwan aged 26-35 saw the highest growth in the use of mobile payment systems in the first half of this year, according to the results of a survey released Monday by...

LINE to invest additional US$100 million in Taiwan

LINE Corp., the mobile messaging and communication services supplier, said Wednesday that it will invest an additional US$100 million in Taiwan after an earlier investment in the local Internet-only b...

LINE Taiwan held donations for Indonesia's earthquake victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- LINE Taiwan has just released "Pray for Indonesia" LINE stickers today (Oct. 4), to hold donations for Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami victims through Line Pay and Li...

LINE Corporation establishes Taiwan financial services division

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Software company LINE Corporation, who are best-known for the free communications app announced on July 25 the establishment of a new holding company, LINE Financial, as a...

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...