Photo of the Day: Spectacular shot of Taipei 101 New Year's fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 19-year-old Taiwanese student captured this photo of the 2020 Taipei 101 New Year's Day fireworks display on Jan. 1. The photographer, Jacky Huang (Instagram acco...

Australian cities snuffing fireworks as fire danger worsens

PERTH, Australia (AP) — New Year's Eve fireworks in Australia’s capital city have been canceled as the wildfire danger worsens in oppressive summer heat, and pressure was building Monday for Sydney’s ...

Dutch police report city's 2nd alleged terror plot in 2 days

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police have arrested a 24-year-old man in the port city of Rotterdam on suspicion of involvement in a "terrorist crime." Prosecutors said the man ...

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Taipei 101 welcomes 2019 with stunning fireworks, light show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s iconic tower, Taipei 101, marked the entrance of 2019 with the most extravagant fireworks display and light show in the country. According to the Taipei ...

Taipei 101 evacuates visitors due to food court fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Thousands of shoppers had to leave the Taipei 101 shopping mall Saturday evening after smoke erupted from its underground food court. Heavy smoke could be seen from all aroun...

Taipei 101 New Year's Eve fireworks display, festivities to be expanded

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the clock ticks down to midnight to ring in 2019, Taipei 101 will not only present an even longer fireworks show and light display than last year, it will also include a ser...

Bone-chilling cold grips wide swath of US, at least 2 deaths

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bone-chilling cold has gripped much of the central U.S. as 2018 opens, breaking century-old records and leading to at least two deaths attributed to exposure to the dangerously low te...

Taiwan welcomes 2018 with stunning fireworks display at Taipei 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s iconic tower, Taipei 101, marked the entrance of a new year with an extravagant fireworks display in the country. This year’s display was the longe...

Taiwan's Best New Year’s Eve Parties

2018 is almost upon and with the holiday season now in full swing, thoughts are now turning to New Year’s Eve. For some, seeing in the New Year is a rite of passage and something which should be...

Photo of the Day: Time-lapse Taipei 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A long-exposure photograph captured by Adam Woolhether shows a ghost-like trace of vehicles passing beneath Taipei 101 at night as a massive LED screen displays the word "...

Taipei MRT to say open 42 hours during New Year's festivities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In order to accommodate the many revelers flocking to watch the Taipei 101 New Year's Eve countdown party and fireworks extravaganza, Taipei's MRT will run continuously...

Pop superstar A-Mei's image to appear on Taipei 101 during New Year’s Eve event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Images of pop superstar A-Mei (阿妹) and singer Anna (安那) will appear on Taipei 101 and their songs will play during the New Year’s Eve countdown, reports said Thursda...

Less is more: Fewer Taipei 101 fireworks, but longer display

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The amount of fireworks launched from Taipei 101 at its New Year's Eve display this year will be reduced due to pollution concerns, however the pyrotechnic display will be ...

Top New Year's Eve fireworks displays in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The following is a list of the major New Year's Eve public fireworks displays that will be taking place throughout Taiwan to ring in 2018. Northern Taiwan Taipei ...

Taipei 101 New Year's fireworks to be longest in history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the clock ticks down to midnight to ring in 2018, Taipei 101 will present a six-minute fireworks display, the longest in the history of the annual event, which will be furth...