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Splendid dancing fountain show begins at New Taipei’s Bitan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City kicked off 58 days of the 2022 Bitan Water Dance show on Saturday (April 23) at Bitan Scenic Area in Xindian District, the city's Tourism and Travel De...

2022 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival to kick off Feb. 12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival will take place on Feb. 12 and Feb. 15, which will see hundreds of flying lanterns dotting the night skies. The traditional folk cu...

Famed cartoon characters liven up New Taipei’s Bitan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An installation featuring the famed fictional characters Sumikko Gurashi has been attracting positive attention in Bitan, in New Taipei's Xindian District, since Dec. ...

Taiwan’s Shifen Waterfall now wheelchair-accessible

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The wheelchair-friendly trail at the Shifen Waterfall Park in Pingxi District, New Taipei City was inaugurated on Saturday (Nov. 13), enabling wheelchairs and strollers ac...

Bitan Water Shows get underway in New Taipei on Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City will begin 57 days of Bitan Water Shows on Saturday (March 27) at Bitan Scenic Area in Xindian District, the city's Tourism and Travel Department said ...

Over 450,000 turn up for weekend concert at New Taipei’s Christmasland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 450,000 people gathered at New Taipei City's Christmasland over the weekend to attend the annual holiday concert put on by Taiwanese and international perfor...

100,000 trainers crash server on first day of Pokémon Go Safari in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 100,000 Pokémon trainers reportedly flocked to New Taipei City on Thursday (Oct. 3) for the start of the four-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone event, crashi...

4-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone starts in New Taipei today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City is hosting a four-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone event that kicked off today (Oct. 3). The event, which is being held in New Taipei Metropolitan Park...

New Taipei mayor plans to illuminate the Remains of the Thirteen Levels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – New Taipei Mayor Hou You-yi (侯友宜) is mulling over the idea of projection mapping on the abandoned Remains of the Thirteen Levels (十三層遺址), which sits precariously on a moun...