Golden Pin Design Award announces 2017 Design Mark recipients

After heated Secondary Selection rounds that took place in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Taipei, a total of 410 entries have been selected to receive a coveted Design Mark. These entries are now in...

Flamenco revolutionary Israel Galván to perform in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - World-renowned Flamenco dancer Israel Galván arrived in Taiwan Tuesday to perform his classic work La Edad de Oro (The Golden Age) from September 15 to 17 at Ta...

Taiwan’s two leading orchestras join hands in reviving Mahler Symphony No.8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra (NTSO) teams up with Taipei Symphony Orchestra (TSO) inviting renowned conductor Lan Shui and four choirs to present a unique and d...

TRA launches ‘OhBear’ Puyuma Express tourist train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In conjunction with the 2017 Taiwan Cycling Festival, the TRA launched an OhBear tourist Puyuma Express  daily service. The train, decorated with paintings of Oh...

Taiwan’s international Golden Pin Concept Design Award announces 2017 Design Mark recipients

The Taiwan Design Center announced The 2017 Design Mark recipients for the Golden Pin Concept Design Award on Thursday, August 31. This year, 31 projects from Taiwan, Chile, China, Lithuania, and S...

Here is an eco-friendly way to travel Taiwan in a very low budget

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –  Would you like to travel environmentally friendly on a very low budget around Taiwan? There is a perfect ticket deal for you now! The Tourism Bureau of the...

Korean actor Gong Yoo arrives in Taiwan on his second visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –South Korean actor Gong Yoo, the star of the hit film "Train to Busan," arrived in Taiwan Thursday on his second visit to the island and is scheduled to...

Taipei ranked world's 60th most liveable city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei has been ranked the world’s 60th best city in the latest ranking, while Melbourne retains the top spot seventh year in a row, according to the 2017 Econo...

Taipei Metro service resumes on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Metro announced on Sunday morning all rail sections are back to service after the suspension on elevated rail sections beginning at 11 p.m. Saturday night. All t...

Golden Pin Concept Design Award announces 2017 entrant results

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s Golden Pin Concept Design Award 2017 closed its call for entries on June 28 with a record-breaking 4,359 entries from 25 countries and regions around the world. Pre...

Taipei's Railway Division tour available by preregistration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Railway Division of Taiwan Governor General’s Bureau of Transportation, also known as Taipei Railway Workshop, is to open to visitors on July 19 while a guided tour w...

Taiwan Culinary Exhibition to kick off on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition is kicking off from July 21 to July 24 at Taipei World Trade Center Hall One. Taiwan’s tourism ambassador Taiwan OhBear on Tuesda...

85C Bakery Cafe opens its first outpost in Houston

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dubbed as the "Starbucks of Taiwan," the internationally-famous bakery 85°C Bakery Café, a pastry store named after the best temperature to brew ...

Design M/m Taiwan exhibition opens in Presidential Office Building

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An exhibition titled “Design M/m Taiwan” opened on Monday by President Tsai Ing-wen at the Presidential Office Building in Taipei. The exhibition features six local...

Nine migrant workers rescued from sex den

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei City police raided several places in Taoyuan and New Taipei City and rescued nine foreign women who are forced into prostitution, during which a 43-year-old al...