Taoyuan International Airport to launch nighttime taxi service for co-ride passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport has announced that a nighttime co-ride taxi service is launching for passengers who arrive at the airport at midnight or later, C...

Update: Mercury to dip to 5 degrees Celsius in Central Taiwan early Sat.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The temperature plunged to 6 degrees Celsius in New Taipei City's Tamsui District early Friday morning as the cold surge continued to grip the island country, and...

AWS joins New Taipei City's initiative to nurture entrepreneurship

The New Taipei City Government and Amazon Web Services (AWS) today held a signing ceremony for a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a Joint Innovation Center. The initiative is designed to integ...

New Taipei City releases Year of the Dog couplets

TAIWAN (Taiwan News) -- In order to celebrate the coming Year of the Dog on the lunisolar calendar, New Taipei City has released a series of spring festival couplets (春聯).  Legend has it that ...

Microsoft to recruit 200 people for a new AI R&D center in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Microsoft has announced it will recruit 200 people for its new artificial intelligence (AI) research and development center to be based in Taipei City in the next five yea...

2018 outstanding migrant worker award open for submission

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Migrant workers play important roles in many fields, from traditional industries to homecare services. To encourage the hard-working migrant workers, the Labor Aff...

Tamsui sees record low temperature of 7.5 degrees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New Taipei City's Tamsui District registered a low of 7.5 degrees Celsius at 6:10 a.m. this morning, a record for flat areas in Taiwan this year, with meteorologist Wu...

First cherry blossoms spotted in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first cherry blossom bloom of 2018 in New Taipei City has arrived early, reported Yahoo News. Taiwan cherry blossoms typically flower after the beginning of spring ...

Cold front claims 54 victims across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The coldest spell of the year has claimed 54 lives so far over the last two days. Temperatures in Tamsui fell to 8.8 degrees Celsius at 7:25 a.m. Tuesday, the lowest rec...

AWS to open joint innovation center in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amazon Web Services Limited (AWS), an Amazon subsidiary, is set to open the first joint innovation center in Taiwan in cooperation with the New Taipei City Government,&nbs...

High school prepares feast for less advantaged families in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A high school in New Taipei City mobilized its students to give a feast on Saturday noon for hundreds of less advantaged households, including low-income families, single-...

Japanese tourist injured in Taiwan bus accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Japanese tourist was injured when a metal spike from road works pierced through the window of a tour bus in Keelung Saturday afternoon, the Central News Agency reported....

Civil servants of New Taipei wish everyone a wonderful Year of the Dog!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To welcome the upcoming Year of the Dog, The New Taipei Civil Affairs Bureau has published the New Year’s edition of their bi-monthly publication “Looking Afte...

Drunk driver claims second life after smashing scooter 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A drunk driver behind the wheel of a Mini Cooper collided with a scooter ridden by a 19-year-old soldier on Monday evening (Jan. 4) in Keelung, killing him on the spot, th...

New Taipei firefighter attacked when trying to stop the illegal use of fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A New Taipei City firefighter was attacked by New Year’s Eve revelers when he was trying to stop them from illegally setting off fireworks on Sunday night. The attacke...