Photo of the Day: Heart-shaped fireworks in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American blogger captured this photograph of red aerial bursts appearing to form the shape of a heart on Sunday (Nov. 15). The photo was taken by Daniel Arreola, who...

Taipei-Keelung LRT line upgraded, THSR to be extended to Yilan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Taiwanese mayors and the transportation minister on Tuesday (Oct. 13) announced that they will be upgrading the Taipei-Keelung LRT line and push for the extension of...

Belarus borders remain open despite leader's closure threat

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarus' borders with Poland and Lithuania remained open Friday despite the nation's president declaring they would be closed and accusing the neighboring nations of instigating n...

Theragun launches new 4th Generation Percussive Therapy Devices – Delivering personalized wellness routines via Smart App integration with Bluetooth

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 13 July 2020 - LRT, Singapore distributor and representative for American percussive therapy device brand "Theragun", launched its 3rd generation devices last year which r...

Taiwan's plan for light railway across Tamsui River moves ahead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A study on a light railway (LRT) linking Tamsui to New Taipei City's Bali District received the green light from the Ministry of Transportation on Wednesday (Dec.11). ...

New Taipei's Danhai light rail to increase service during peak hours

Taipei, July 30 (CNA) Starting in September, trains on the Danhai Light Rail Transit system will run more frequently during peak travel hours, the operating company said Tuesday. In the period 6 p....

Lithuania set to ban fake news from Russia

Walking outside the Lithuanian parliament, a toddler cries out: "Davai, davai," pulling his mother behind him. Loosely translated as "let's go," the Russian phrase is common i...

Taiwan's Tamsui light rail line to open to public on Christmas Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The newly completed Danhai Light Rail Transit (LRT) line in New Taipei City's Tamsui District will open to the general public on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24). The new 7.3 kil...

Taipei mayor slams Danhai light rail project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je said Friday the Danhai light rail project stood to lose considerable amounts of money because demographic trends had not been taken into accoun...

Lithuanian TV apologizes for Nazi gestures by actress

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Lithuania's public television has apologized for a live show in which a popular actress made gestures to represent Adolf Hitler's moustache while raising her arm in a Nazi-styl...

1st domestically built tram completed, unveiled to public

The first domestically built tram for a light rail transport system in northern Taiwan has been completed and was introduced to the public Wednesday by New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫). In a debut c...