Taiwan to add Taitung charter flights for A-Mei’s New Year's Eve concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The transportation authorities are gearing up for the expected flood of visitors into the eastern city of Taitung, which will host a New Year countdown concert featuring T...

Taipei may scrap New Year bash over COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei will cancel its 2021 New Year’s Eve party if 15 or more coronavirus cases are reported there by the end of November, according to the city’s tourism age...

Hotels in eastern Taiwan county enjoy boom over A-Mei New Year concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fans are scrambling to make reservations at hotels in Taitung following the surprise announcement of a free concert to be held in the eastern county of Taiwan featuring Ta...

Taipei 101 fireworks show to be held as usual this year

This year's Taipei 101 New Year's Eve countdown fireworks show will be held despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the building's operators said Monday (Sept. 28). As Taiwan has done a successf...

Queen of Mandopop A-Mei to hold free concert in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese pop star A-Mei (Kulilay Amit, 張惠妹) announced Thursday (Sept. 24) plans to hold a New Year countdown concert in Taitung in a surprising move that has sent many fa...

Taipei 101 salutes generals who died in helicopter crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As flags at military institutions remained at half-mast for three days, Taiwan’s tallest building, Taipei 101, put up a message of condolence in lights on its exteri...

Scooterist barges onto stage during New Year’s Eve show in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man on a scooter barged through a VIP gate and onto a stage where top variety host Jacky Wu (吳宗憲) was performing during a New Year show in Taichung early on Wednesday (J...

Singapore recommends Taiwan for Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Christmas just around the corner, a Singapore media outlet is recommending Taiwan as first choice for a Christmas and New Year vacation, citing as reasons convenient ...

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Taipei’s riverside parks offer prime locations to watch New Year countdown fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the New Year approaching, the Hydraulic Engineering Office (HEO) of Taipei recommends a number of riverside parks promising fantastic views for the Taipei 101 firewor...

Jeannie, Bii and members of Korean Highlight ready to shine at Taiwan Taoyuan’s countdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taoyuan’s 2019 New Year countdown party will feature a great cast, including Jeannie Hsieh, Eagle Music’s Bii, members of Korean male group Highlight, and Lami...

Tourism Bureau: Three best places in Taiwan to watch first sunrise of the year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau has recommended “three best places in Taiwan” to watch the first sunrise on New Year's Day—Fulong in New Taipei City, S...

Taipei to ring in the New Year with electropop at year-end bash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Taipei New Year’s Eve Countdown Party will for the first time incorporate e-sports and DJ performances to usher in the new year with tens of thousands of re...

Taiwan’s Chiayi to give away 12 e-bikes at New Year countdown party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Even though the New Year’s Eve is still almost two months from now, at least one municipality in Taiwan is selling its countdown party by offering 12 e-bikes to lucky ...

Chinese Nationals Welcome the Winter Olympics

BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 29, 2018--Beijing’s winning bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games has successfully evoked the wave of welcoming the Winter Olympics among Chinese nationals. Snow and ...