Taipei to ban smoking at areas around MRT Ximen Station from July 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Smoking will not be allowed at areas surrounding a Taipei Metro station in the boisterous western district of Ximenting starting July 1, and violators will face a fine of ...

Time-saving new express bus route from New Taipei’s Banqiao to Jiufen and Jinguashi begins operation Sep 10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The new Taipei Bus express bus route 965 from New Taipei City’s Banqiao district to the archaic mining towns and popular tour destinations of Jiufen and Jinguashi on T...

Cabinet official resigns over leg photo incident

Taipei, July 8 (CNA) A senior Cabinet official resigned from his post Sunday after he was found allegedly taking photos of a woman's legs with his mobile phone at a Taipei MRT station a day earlie...

Taipei City extends Bike Commuters’ Day coffee giveaway campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Encouraged by last year’s success, Taipei’s Department of Transportation (DOT) has decided to prolong the “Bike Commuters’ Day” free coffee cam...

2017 Taipei International Travel Fair to take place at TWTC October 27- 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—This year's Taipei International Travel Fair (Taipei ITF), one of the most popular travel fairs in the Asia-Pacific region, will be held October 27- 30 at the Taipei Wor...

World Order to perform at 2017 Taipei Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taipei City's Department of Information and Tourism (TPEDOIT) said on Tuesday that it has invited World Order, the famous Japanese band, to perform at the opening of the 2017...