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Northern Taiwan university front gate becomes hottest attraction

HSINCHU (Taiwan News) — One of Taiwan’s top engineering schools National Chiao Tung University (國立交通大學, NCTU) in Hsinchu will remove its old name from its gates on Jan 25, in preparation f...

Coca-Cola launches four Taiwan-themed bottles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four new Coke bottles specifically designed for Taiwanese consumers are now available for purchase. The Coca-Cola Company has worked with celebrated graphic art designe...

Statue of ex-Panthers owner removed from outside stadium

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A statue of former Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, who was accused in 2017 of making sexually suggestive comments to women and a racial slur directed at a black team s...

Open house event at Tainan Air Base in S. Taiwan on Oct. 19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of National Defense (MND) will hold an open house event at the Tainan airbase from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 19), according to a press release ...

Hop on cypress train to visit old sawmill in Taiwan’s Alishan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Alishan Forest Railway (阿里山林業鐵路) is offering visitors the one-of-a-kind experience of discovering the beauty of the island’s forests by riding on &ldq...

Photo of the Day: Taipei's North Gate Square at dusk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This photo of Beimen (北門), Taipei's best-preserved city wall gate, was taken at dusk on Monday (April 29), just as the "Manhattanhenge" sun set on Zhongxiao West ...

The Shoushan National Nature Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Shoushan National Nature Park (壽山國家自然公園), located in Taiwan’s southern port city of Kaohsiung, is the first national nature park in Taiwan. Rich in historic and na...

Six-language service available at Taipei Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Six-language service is now available via the mobile tourist service stations at the 2019 Taipei Lantern Festival, Taipei Department of Information and Tourism (TPEDOIT), ...

Lantern festival activities across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Many places in Taiwan have been holding activities to celebrate the traditional Lantern Festival, which falls on Feb. 19 this year. Here is a list of popular activities th...

2019 Taipei Lantern Festival to highlight light shows, performances, and carnival parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2019 Taipei Lantern Festival, to be held from Saturday, Feb.16 through Sunday, Feb. 24, will be larger than the previous two years’ events, and local residents and fo...

Photo of the Day: Taipei's Beimen at night

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A long-time American resident of Taipei captured this photo of North Gate, known as Beimen (北門), at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday (Aug. 16) and posted it the next day on the social med...

Treat mom to a double-decker bus ride in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Starting Mother’s Day (May 13) through May 31, individuals who purchase a ticket (either standard or reduced ticket) may board a Taipei Double-Decker Sightseeing Bus with h...

2018 Taipei Lantern Festival kicks off tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2018 Taipei Lantern Festival is set to kickoff tomorrow (Feb. 24) with its debut to take place in the Ximending area of Taipei's Wanhua District. The nine-day lante...

Taipei City unveils official lantern: 'Happy Magical Dogs' for 2018 Taipei Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The main lantern for the 2018 Taipei Lantern Festival was unveiled by Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je on Feb. 12. It features three Taiwanese dogs holding hands in a circle, a...

Taipei unveils 2018 Year-of-the-Dog mini lantern for upcoming lantern festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei Deputy Mayor Chen Chin-chun (陳景峻) unveiled the Year-of-the-Dog mini lantern for the upcoming lantern festival during a press event on February 2. A single sheet o...