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Double Ten Day float theme park festivities including shows, performances and foods to open in Nangang, Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--On Double Ten Day, a float parade will take place in the vicinity of the presidential building in Taipei starting at noon following the national day ceremony and continue towards...

Top 10 Best Preserved Historic Buildings in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This week saw the Taipei’s Urban Regeneration Office (URO) launch its 17th “Old Building New Life Awards”, a laudable program which seeks to encourage the pre...

Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade opens with dazzling spectacle and political strife

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade opened in the Taiwanese capital Saturday to the sounds and hues of indigenous music, colorful dancing but also political disruption. ...

Short film for Taipei Universiade wins Red Dot award

“Taipei in Motion,” a short film promoting the Aug. 19-30 Summer Universiade, the largest international sporting event ever staged in Taiwan, was named a winner of the Red Dot Award for co...

Taipei North Gate Square launched after renovation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The North Gate Square opened officially on Thursday in Taipei City after the renewal project started one and a half years ago. Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) attende...

Taipei mayor urges citizens to make Taipei a neater place for Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) Tuesday called on the private sector and members of the public to help make the city a clean place for the upcoming Summer Universiade, which is...

Taipei's North Gate Plaza to be unveiled soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Since Taipei City’s North Gate regained its splendor as one of the city’s major monuments following the removal of an overpass that had long overshadowed the his...

Taipei's Railway Division tour available by preregistration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Railway Division of Taiwan Governor General’s Bureau of Transportation, also known as Taipei Railway Workshop, is to open to visitors on July 19 while a guided tour w...

Taipei street photography travel highlighting Beimen: now open for registration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taipei City Office of Commerce (TCOOC) will be holding the “Street Photography Mini Travel – Beimen District” on July 29 to celebrate the inauguration of Beimen...

Three ancient city gates to undergo nighttime illumination project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Parks and Street Lights Office (PSLO) of the Taipei City Government announced that a nighttime illumination project will be implemented to East Gate (Dongmen), South Gate (...

Free half-day tours available for foreign passengers with 7- to 24-hour layovers in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Tourism Bureau is offering free half-day tours for transit or transfer passengers with 7- to 24-hour layovers, who have valid Taiwan travel visas or come from coun...

Crowds pour into Taipei Lantern Festival site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hundreds of thousands of people crowded into the Ximending area Saturday evening to witness the opening of the Taipei Lantern Festival. City officials said they were ex...

Time capsule: Photos of daily life in Taiwan 1971-72

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- Covell Meyskens, a professor at the US Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California has posted a collection of vintage photographs on his website of ordinary people going ...

Taipei launches double-decker sightseeing buses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taipei City on Wednesday launched Wi-Fi enabled double-decker sightseeing buses, which enable passengers to download an App for listening to audio guide at different points along...

La Porte du Nord illumée à la veille de Noël

Taipei (Taiwan News) - La zone de la porte du Nord de Taipei a été illuminée pour la fête de Noël car le maire de Taïpei, Ko Wen-je voulait donner aux citoyens un ...