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Taiwanese rapper Soft Lipa wins big at Golden Melody Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan rapper Soft Lipa took home two of the top prizes on Saturday night (Aug. 21) at a lively Golden Melody Awards (GMA) held at the Taipei Music Center (TMC) in Nangang...

Carrefour Taiwan unable to confirm or deny reports about departure from country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following reports last week that French retailer Carrefour was planning to sell off its supermarkets in Taiwan, the local branch was still unable on Tuesday (Aug. 17) to c...

Taiwanese man hits woman with sports car, flips off reporters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taoyuan man was detained after speeding through a red light in a sports car and colliding with a woman on a scooter Saturday (Aug. 14), causing her to suffer serious inj...

Taipei hospital confirms two asymptomatic COVID cases among staff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tests at the Zhongxiao branch of Taipei City Hospital confirmed two members of staff as asymptomatic COVID-19 cases, reports said Tuesday (July 6). A total of 90 people...

Videos show flooding in Taipei due to tropical storm, plum rains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Videos have surfaced on social media showing flooding in Taipei's Xinyi District on Friday afternoon (June 4) as plum rains combined with Tropical Storm Choi-wan to in...

Taipei 101 Shopping Mall suspends operations due to COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei 101 Shopping Mall will close for three days in response to the recent surge in local COVID-19 cases. As the country observed over 200 local infections again ...

COVID-positive pilot went to bar in Howard Plaza Hotel Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (May 10) revealed the Taipei locations visited by a pilot while he was potentially infectious with the coronavirus and...

Taiwan reports 3 local COVID cases, 1 under investigation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (May 10) announced three new domestic COVID-19 cases, one case under investigation, and 11 that were imported. Duri...

3 Taipei hidden gems free to visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three soul-soothing hidden spots in Taipei are free to visit. The Taipei City Government's Department of Culture Affairs on Wednesday (March 24) recommended three l...

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...