Taipei hotels on brink of precipice due to coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hotels in Taipei are on the brink of the precipice as they primarily rely on visitors from overseas now unable to enter the country due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Taiwan restaurants preparing to adopt social distancing guidelines

Restaurants across Taiwan are reorganizing their spaces to comply with the social distancing guidelines issued Tuesday by Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) as part of the country'...

Taipei City mayor held secret meeting with Taiwan business leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) had a secret two-hour meeting with a group of top business leaders, but it was not known whether the topic of discussion was the capital&...

Shanghai Vice Mayor confronted by Taiwan independence protesters at airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Executive Vice Mayor of Shanghai Zhou Bo (周波) had his farewell speech cut short yesterday (Dec. 20) by a flurry of activists who turned up at the airport chanting pro-Taiw...

InSilico Medicine announces R&D center for bio-medicine and AI in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On March 20, the U.S. company Insilico Medicine announced that they will be launching a new R&D center in Taiwan, as part of the Nankang Bitotech Incubation Center. ...

Top 10 most popular Taiwan News articles in 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the year 2017 comes to a close, it is time to look back at the most popular articles on Taiwan News in terms of web traffic this year. In 2017, readers of Taiwan News we...

Taiwan receives the first delivery of Japanese beef after 16 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first shipment of Japanese beef to Taiwan after 16 years of being banned passed through the customs on Saturday in Taipei. Taiwan recently lifted its ban on Japanese b...

Taiwan ex-premier falls down Regent Hotel staircase

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Premier Tang Fei underwent surgery after falling down a staircase at the same hotel where Taiwan Cement Corporation Chairman Leslie Koo suffered a fatal fall in lat...

Fire at Taipei hotel forces mass evacuation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – More than 300 guests and staff were forced to flee the Regent Taipei Hotel Saturday morning after a fire broke out inside a Chanel storage room. Fire fighters arrived o...

Taiwan Cement optimistic about India expansion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Cement Corp. (TCC, 台泥), the nation’s biggest cement company, is seeking growth opportunities in India, a market that the late chairman of TCC Leslie Koo believed to...

Ways to spend Valentine's Day in Taipei

Taipei (Taiwan News)-Valentine's Day can be costly to celebrate for people with demanding significant others, but here are some ideas to spend the holiday that will not cost an arm and a leg in Ta...

Hotel slammed after death of tycoon in fall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City’s Regent Hotel was slammed Tuesday for alleged safety violations in the wake of the death of Taiwan Cement Corporation Chairman Leslie Koo. The tycoon...