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Cat Public Office to promote feline welfare in Taiwan’s Houtong village

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei has begun rebranding its Houtong Village, which is home to a large feline population, with the establishment of a Cat Public Office on Thursday (April 8). Th...

New Taipei releases video to celebrate Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City’s Department of Information on Tuesday (Feb. 9) released a new music video celebrating Lunar New Year and the 10th anniversary of its becoming a spec...

New Taipei to help Taoyuan manage some quarantined individuals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a domestic cluster infection that started at Taoyuan General Hospital continues to raise concerns, New Taipei City Mayor Hou You-yi (侯友宜) said Wednesday (Jan. 27) that ...

New Taipei mobile library distributes Southeast Asian books

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City’s mobile library will soon distribute books and newspapers from Vietnam, the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Myanmar, reports said Fr...

Mysterious donor gives NT$210 million to New Taipei over last decade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A mysterious donor has gifted a total of NT$210 million (US$7.49 million) to the New Taipei Government over the last 11 years to promote the welfare of children, new immig...

New Taipei’s Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival postponed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City Government on Tuesday (Jan. 19) decided to postpone the 2021 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival over concerns of a worsening COVID-19 cluster outbreak around a ho...

New Taipei City Government seeks title sponsor for 2021 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival may get an additional name, as the New Taipei City Government is seeking a title sponsor for the marquee event, asking bidding compani...

6 Taiwan cities close off New Year's Eve festivities to crowds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With fears of a resurgence of the Wuhan coronavirus and its latest mutant strain from the UK reaching a fever pitch, multiple cities and counties across Taiwan are moving ...

New Taipei Christmasland wraps up early as coronavirus precaution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's Christmasland festival was brought to end at midnight after Taiwan reported its first imported case of the new U.K. coronavirus variant. Following...

New Taipei’s fireworks show in Bali District postponed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Taipei City Government announced on Monday (Dec. 28) that it has postponed New Year’s Eve fireworks display indefinitely. The announcement comes after May...

New Taipei to hold New Year’s Eve fireworks show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To ring the new year, the New Taipei City Government will hold a 10-minute fireworks display in Bali District starting at 8:21 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2020. The city’s H...

Foreign ambassadors to Taiwan call for end to violence against women

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation led by three foreign ambassadors to Taiwan made a surprise appearance at New Taipei City's Christmasland on Wednesday (Dec. 9) and urged collective action...

New Taipei to celebrate opening of Blue Sea Line with festivities, fireworks display

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first section of New Taipei City's Blue Sea Line will open on Sunday (Nov. 15), and various activities will take place at Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf that day to ...

Website for century-old trails in northern Taiwan goes live

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A website introducing a historic trail in northern Taiwan has been launched, providing interested trekkers with various information in both Mandarin and English. Rolled...

Reassembled century-old courtyard house in New Taipei opens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A relocated and reassembled historic building in New Taipei City’s Wugu District has opened to visitors, giving the public an opportunity to appreciate the beauty of...