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627,000 fewer passengers on Taipei MRT for New Year’s Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system saw 627,000 fewer passengers than the 3.2 million registered for the 2020 New Year countdown celebrations due to the coronav...

30 people self-monitoring for COVID near Taipei New Year concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following a report that five people supposedly self-monitoring their health for COVID-19 attended a rock concert in Taoyuan, Taipei City Government announced Friday (Jan. ...

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 ...

Taipei City Hall Plaza crowd limited to 80,000 on New Year's Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid fears of a new outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus, the Taipei City Government on Tuesday (Dec. 29) announced that the crowd at Taipei City Hall Plaza will be limited t...

Shopping malls near Taipei 101 cancel New Year's Eve parties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two major malls near Taipei 101 have announced they will be canceling outdoor activities scheduled for New Year's Eve after Taiwan's first local transmission of th...

Pandemic threatens Taiwan diva A-Mei’s New Year’s Eve concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fans attending pop diva A-Mei’s (阿妹) New Year’s Eve concert in her home region of Taitung will have to register by name, and if the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19...

Taipei 101 New Year’s Eve fireworks will go ahead despite coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei 101 will go ahead with its annual fireworks to ring in the New Year 2021 despite the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the company’s chairman said Friday...

Convenience store chains in Taipei to cash in on New Year’s Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The four major convenience store chains in Taiwan are making sure their outlets in Taipei’s Xinyi District have stockpiled sufficient inventory to accommodate the en...

Taipei announces traffic restrictions for New Year’s Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s fashionable eastern shopping district will once again host the annual Taipei 101 New Year’s Eve fireworks, as well as a concert with rock band Mayday....

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 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...

Kaohsiung's year end party and performer Jeannie Hsieh score huge on New Year's Eve!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung’s New Year’s Eve party, was a huge attraction for revellers and audiences at home on New Year's Eve. The concert“2018 Love, Sharing: Kao...

Taipei MRT reports over 2.5 million trips on night of New Year's celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei MRT officials have released their official report on MRT traffic on the night of New Year celebrations from 6 p.m., Dec. 31 to 6 a.m., Jan. 1. According to the s...

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...

Taipei New Year's Eve party to be patrolled by bomb sniffing dogs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The New Year's Countdown party at the Taipei City Hall Square will have 1,100 police stationed and seven bomb-sniffing dogs on Sunday. The Xinyi branch of the Taipei Po...