Man accused of secretly filming staff in underwear at TGI Fridays in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man is facing charges of Offenses Against Privacy for allegedly secretly filming 10 male and female employees changing clothes at a TGI Friday's in Taipei, reported UDN. ...

Taipei MRT free Wi-Fi contractor suspected of Communist China ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A subcontractor which has won the bid to provide Free Wi-Fi being on Taiwan's mass transit railways may be funded by Communist China, announced the Investment Commission, M...

South Taipei Fun Carnival 2019 arrives in April featuring a Taipei walking tour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual South Taipei Fun Carnival arrives on April 4 and features a wealth of activities over the course of three days to introduce tourists to and reacquaint residents...

Wake up and smell the roses at magical Taipei Rose Garden

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – There will be magic and more at Taipei Rose Garden’s annual Spring Rose Show, which opens on Friday, March 22. Visitors can enjoy the sight and smell of more th...

2 Hong Kong MTR trains collide, both drivers hospitalized

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway (MTR) trains collided this morning during a trial, leaving both drivers hospitalized and a section of the Tsuen Wan line shut down, reported ...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - March 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes Saudi tanker smashes into Taiwan Navy frigate; Philippines envoy writes letter to Taiwan mayor about discriminatory remark; Death of athlete in ...

Chinese tourist berates Singaporean man for not speaking fluent Mandarin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Tweet posted on Tuesday (March 12) by a 22-year-old Singaporean man, quickly went viral after he described being berated by a Chinese tourist for not being able to speak Mand...

New 3D paintings in front of Taipei’s Guandu Temple poised to attract visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two new 3D paintings in the square in front of Guandu Temple (關渡宮) are poised to lure more visitors to the already popular attraction in Taipei’s Beitou District, Ta...

Photo of the Day: Taipei MRT train turned into melting glacier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To raise awareness for the coming Earth Hour event, a Taipei MRT train has been decorated to look like a 3D melting glacier, reported CNA. To mark Earth Hour, which is comin...

It is peak strawberry season in Taipei’s Neihu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2019 Neihu Strawberry Festival kicked off at the White Stones Farm area on Saturday, signifying that the high season for strawberries in the mountainous area of Taipei&rsqu...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, March 8-17

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite a stretch of chilly weather in Taipei, spring is just around the corner, and there are plenty of activities to check out this weekend and next. Check out some of t...

Taipei Metro to welcome its 10 billionth passenger with special prize giveaway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Metro is soon to welcome its 10 billionth passenger, and Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation is launching a series of events and activities in celebration. Starting...

Drunk American English teacher spits on, curses at Taiwanese policewoman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American English teacher, who has had two recent run-ins with police before, in late January burst into a police station in New Taipei City in an intoxicated state and spit ...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, March 1-10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Winter is all but over, and Spring is on its way. Here are a few things to look forward to, happening in Taipei at the beginning of March. For an afternoon of modern, i...

Jakarta's first MRT built with help from Taiwanese companies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Indonesian capital of Jakarta's first Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line will officially become operational at the end of March, thanks in part to Taiwanese companies, repor...