Indonesian infected with coronavirus traveled extensively on Taipei MRT, TRA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese authorities on Thursday (Feb. 27) warned residents to beware of areas of Taipei traveled by an unaccounted for Indonesian caregiver who on Wednesday (Feb. 26) wa...

Passengers of coronavirus-stricken cruise ship visited Taipei 101, other tourist spots: CDC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of coronavirus cases on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan continues to climb, Taiwanese authorities have pinpointed more than 30 spots visited...

Taiwan bans cruise liners as coronavirus spreads

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — International cruise ships will be banned from docking in Taiwan due to novel coronavirus fears, said Taiwan’s health authorities on Thursday (Feb. 6). The announ...

New virus mutes Lunar New Year mood in Asia

BEIJING (AP) — A new virus that started in China and is popping up around Asia hung over the first day of the Year of the Rat in much of the region. Lunar New Year festivities were c...

Photo of the Day: Cat ears, cosplay, death metal featured in Taiwan campaign ad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This wild election campaign rally advertisement for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) showing the whimsical side of Taiwanese society appeared on Facebook on Wednesda...

Taiwan welcomes year's 2-millionth Japanese visitor

The number of Japanese tourists visiting Taiwan in a single year broke the 2 million mark for the first time Monday (Dec. 9), with the lucky 2-millionth arrival feted with various gifts from the Touri...

Wild duck season arrives in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wild duck season will kick off at Huajiang Wild Duck Nature Park in Taipei on Saturday (Dec. 7), allowing visitors to learn more about the city’s wetland ecology and...

BBC science show Click presents Taiwan invention the AirBox

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In its latest edition, the BBC’s weekly science show Click presents technology made in Taiwan, including the AirBox designed to fight pollution. At the origin of ...

Filipino OFW shoots video showing 63 scenic sites in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino migrant worker vlogger has created a video documenting his travels to 63 scenic spots across Taiwan over the course of a year. Marc Peter Uy, 25, hails from ...

'Guinness World Records' globetrotter recommends travel to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An American girl who embarked on an adventure to travel around the world in two years says she was amazed by Taiwan, describing it as “small but deserving a visit.&r...

Taipei Metro reveals 10 billionth passenger

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a campaign launched last month, Taipei Metro has revealed its 10 billionth passenger, who is the lucky recipient of a new computer and a year’s free travel...

Taipei metro records 10 billionth passenger

The Taipei metro system reached a major milestone Sunday when it logged its 10 billionth passenger, according to its operator Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC). The passenger, who entered the metro...

Taipei MRT to offer Lucky Trip tokens for Lunar New Year tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei's Longshan Temple MRT station will begin offering 5,000 limited-edition tokens on Thursday (Jan. 31), announced the Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC) on Tuesday (Jan...

American man draws flak over photo of Nazi flags in Taipei betel nut shop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After an American photographer expressed his outrage on Instagram on Sunday (Jan. 6) over Nazi flags posted in betel nut shop in Taipei, he faced such a backlash from Taiwanese...

Taipei's Longshan and Baoan temples officially named national monuments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Longshan Temple and Dalongdong Baoan Temple were officially added to the list of Taiwan's national monuments today by the Ministry of Culture (MOC). A ceremony cel...