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Photo of the Day: Taipei's manhole covers get a makeover

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fancy manhole covers are now part of the magical mystery Taipei tour, after a city government drive to spruce up the metropolis and provide tourists with some fun culture ...

List of Taiwan targets for China's bombers revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid China's show of force last weekend featuring eight bombers and reports that this is a "dress rehearsal" for war, China affairs analyst Ian Easton has pr...

Taipei holds Nuit Blanche all-night arts festival despite pandemic

Taipei held its 5th annual Nuit Blanche all-night arts festival from Saturday night to early Sunday morning, successfully concluding the 12-hour marathon of exhibits and performances despite the COVID...

Taiwan one of only four countries to host 2020 Nuit Blanche

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 2020 Nuit Blanche Taipei features over 100 contemporary artists' installations and performances that will run from 6 p.m. on Oct. 3 to 6 a.m. the next day. Nuit Bla...

Taipei college student falls to his death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A male student suffered a fatal fall from a classroom window at China University of Science and Technology (CUST) in Taipei Tuesday morning (Sept. 15). At 9:23 a.m. on ...

Japan’s Mitsui Fudosan picks Taiwan for first overseas hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese real estate developer Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. opened its first overseas hotel in the center of Taipei City Tuesday (Aug. 18), though due to the Wuhan coronavirus...

Taiwan researchers reveal pros, cons of urban wildlife

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Plenty of animals opt for city life as humans do, but despite all the benefits cities offer, concrete jungles can be as dangerous as their natural counterparts. In a re...

Taiwan’s Golden Melody Awards scheduled for Oct. 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture has announced the Golden Melody Awards will take place Oct. 3 following a decision to postpone the popular annual music event in June due to the Wu...

Taiwanese murderer escapes death sentence in second trial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man who raped and killed a female model in Taipei's Nangang District in 2017 avoided a death sentence in a second trial that concluded on Tuesday (June 23). In Fe...

Taiwan premier approves NT$4 billion plan on disease prevention center

Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) has approved a 7-year NT$4 billion plan to set up a disease prevention center in Taipei's Nangang District to carry out sampling, testing and research and development ...

2020 Taipei Lantern Festival to light up twin venues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year's Taipei Lantern Festival, set for Feb. 8-16, will be held at two venues, with one on the western, historic side of the city, and another at the far eastern ...

Taiwan's JCIC honors institutions for excellent credit information management

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To improve the availability, accuracy, and quality of credit information, Taiwan's Joint Credit Information Center (JCIC) has established three awards since 2007 to ho...

Largest Tsutaya bookstore in Taiwan opens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Renowned Japanese bookstore franchise Tsutaya Bookstore opened its biggest branch in Taiwan at CITYLINK mall in Taipei’s Nangang District on Friday (Dec. 6). Cele...

Revelation of NT$72 million Taipei home tarnishes Han's 'common folk' image

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) image as just another one of the "common folk" took a hit on Wednesday (Nov. 6), when news broke t...

Taiwan's Academia Sinica gears up for Open House event

Academia Sinica, Taiwan’s foremost research institution, is gearing up for the annual Open House event Oct. 26 at its base in Taipei City’s Nangang District, spotlighting the ground-breaki...