Taipei MRT to offer up to 30% monthly discount on fares Feb. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Mass Transit (MRT) system is set to launch a new fare scheme so that frequent riders can receive a discount of up to 30 percent per month, beginning Feb. 1. ...

Taipei joins China Airlines to promote city tourism in South Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Department of Information and Tourism of Taipei City is taking part in the Hana Tour International Travel Show at KINTEX in Gyeonggi Province of South Korea between Ju...

Taipei metro cancels plan to issue MRT monthly pass

Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. President B.C. Yen (顏邦傑) said Tuesday that a plan to issue a NT$2,500 (US$78.6) monthly unlimited use pass for Taipei's mass rapid transit system will not be implemented...

Mayor admits he spoke 'too soon' regarding MRT monthly pass

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) admitted Monday that he spoke too soon in announcing a plan to issue a NT$2,500 monthly pass for unlimited use of Taipei's subway system. The new policy, which Ko s...

Taiwan may counter Beijing with e-card for Chinese visitors

Minister of the Interior Chen Wei-zen pointed out that it would study the feasibility of issuing new electronic cards for Chinese visitors, reports said Wednesday. Chen was responding to a question...

E-ID cards to not be put into use rashly: official

Taipei, May 11 (CNA) A planned e-ID card still has several interface and information security problems that need to be resolved and will not be put into use rashly, an official said Monday respondi...