Films, exhibits, tours to put spotlight on homeless in Taipei this October

Taipei (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's wealth gap has been widening over the past decade. As more glittering high-end shopping malls have been erected in eastern Taipei to woo the super rich, some p...

Taipei MRT slasher attacks two victims within a week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The woman who slashed another woman's chest with a box cutter inside the MRT Taipei Main Station on Monday (Sept. 17) has been found to have attacked another victim a ...

2018 Daniel Pearl World Music Day to be held at Taipei Hakka Cultural Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Originally planned for Saturday, Sept. 15, but delayed by Typhoon Margkhut, Taiwan will be celebrating the annual Daniel Pearl World Music Day this coming Sunday, Sept. 23...

Taipei Metro increases number of waiting areas for expectant mothers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) has expanded the number of waiting zones dedicated for expectant mothers to all Taipei Metro stations to offer added convenienc...

Woman slashed in chest with a box cutter at Taipei MRT station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A woman suddenly slashed another woman's chest with a box cutter inside the MRT Taipei Main Station last night (Sept. 17). At 6:48 last night, surveillance video reveale...

Photo of the Day: Respite from rains in Tamsui, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American tourist took this photo of a serene scene at dusk in New Taipei City's Tamsui District after the torrential rains and floodingseen in northern Taiwan ...

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...

American man to be deported from Taiwan after serving time for 4 sexual harassment cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American male tourist is to serve a total of 5 months in prison, unless he can pay NT$150,000 (US$4,860) in equivalent fines, before being deported from Taiwan for...

Torrential rain causes flooding across Taipei area

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - At least one motorcyclist was reported injured in Taipei City as torrential rain overwhelmed the streets and caused flooding across the capital Saturday evening. The governme...

Taichung on track to test new MRT by year-end

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taichung is on track to start launching test runs of its first Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line, announced Taichung Transportation Bureau Director-General Wang Yi-chuan (王義川)...

Construction completed on Taiwan's first tri-corridor tunnel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In New Taipei’s Xindian District (新店區), the second phase of construction of a tri-corridor tunnel (三連孔近接隧道) on Ankang No. 1 rd. (安坑一號道路) has been completed. The tri-...

Guatemala's Congressional President to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The President of the Congress of Guatemala Álvaro Arzú Escobar, will visit Taiwan from September 2 to September 6, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (...

Taiwan’s Taipei Metro launches Mickey trains and promo activity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – All aboard the Mickey Mouse trains! Passengers riding the Taipei Metro Tamsui-Xinyi Line will find themselves surprised at the dazzling display of Disney characters on the...

Taoyuan airport-Taipei connection ranked fourth-fastest in Asia

Taiwan has been ranked fourth-fastest in Asia in terms of traffic connection between a country's major airport and commercial district, according to Klook, a Hong Kong-based travel booking platfor...

Outdoor lovers in Taiwan invited to take the ‘Grand Hike of Taipei’ challenge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to test their stamina while taking in the breathtaking landscape of the capital of Taiwan by embarking on an adventure to walk on the &ldqu...