Yet another customer has beef with Taipei Shilin Night Market for price gouging

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yet another customer has come forward to complain about being ripped off at Taipei's Shilin Night Market. On Thursday (Oct. 17), a Taiwanese woman surnamed Huang (黃...

Video shows Taipei Shilin Night Market vendor brandishing knife at Australian family

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A vendor has been charged with violating the Social Order Maintenance Act (社會秩序維護法), and the stall where he worked has been shut down after he allegedly brandished a knife...

Dongdamen Night Market in E. Taiwan has yet another fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A blaze broke out in eastern Taiwan's biggest night market just four months after the market had been struck by another fire. A fire started on Aborigine Street in ...

Taiwan bubble tea festival returns to New York

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Hello Taiwan Bubble Tea Festival was back on the streets of New York on Saturday (Sept. 21), taking place in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea. Entering it...

AP PHOTOS: Dining, laughing, living amid Hong Kong protests

HONG KONG (AP) — A couple in wedding dress and tuxedo pose for photos on Hong Kong's famed Victoria Peak. A diner at a streetside restaurant focuses on his food while protesters march by. Two people r...

Tsai video promoting Taiwan draws cheers from Mets crowd

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A video featuring Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen and Taiwan Youtuber Tsai Aga (蔡阿嘎) received enthusiastic cheers from the crowd at a New York Mets game on Saturday (Sept. 7). ...

Taiwan offers new incentives for domestic travel

The government on Friday introduced a second round of incentives to encourage domestic travel during the fall-winter period, under a NT$1 billion (US$3.2 million) package to boost tourism, as arrivals...

Taiwan No. 1 spot for expats living abroad: 2019 Expat Insider Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has once again reclaimed its No. 1 rank as the best place to live according to expats, up from second place in last year’s Expat Insider 2019 Survey. The l...

Taiwan welcomes pink dollar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is one of the friendliest countries in Asia toward the gay community and the government hopes to cash in on the pink dollar by making a feature of this fact. The...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau releases promotional footage featuring Korean star

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Tourism Bureau released behind-the-scene footage of a micro film featuring Korean star Ok Taec Yeon (玉澤演) in a news release on its website on Friday (Aug. 30). T...

6.0 quake causes blackouts, rock slides, rail cancelations, 1 death in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 6.0 earthquake which struck at 5:28 a.m. this morning (Aug. 8) has led to blackouts, rock slides, train cancellations, and one death. A magnitude 6.0 earthquake ...

Crew of popular Thai travel program visits Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The many unique cultural and natural attractions in the central Taiwan city of Taichung have not gone unnoticed by foreign travel programs, including Pha Sa BAZAAR, a well...

Fuming Egyptian man suspected of starting fire in Kaohsiung night market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Egyptian man was arrested early this morning (July 26) after he was suspected of starting a fire at the Rui Feng Night Market in Kaohsiung. At 2 a.m. this morning, the Zu...

Indian media report praises Taichung as 'artsy capital of Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The English-language Indian news site, the Economic Times published an impressive report on the Taiwanese city of Taichung, praising the city as the center of an “ar...

Singaporeans take to heart Taiwan street food

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- With the success of the “Shilin Night Market” experience in Singapore this April, Singaporeans are ready to welcome more Taiwan street food in July and August, Cent...