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Light show celebrates opening of Taipei’s new landmark arts center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The eye-catching Taipei Performing Arts Center (TPAC) will transform into a luminous feature every night as part of a marathon light show being held between now and its sc...

Photo of the Day: Time travel at Taipei Performing Arts Center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — These are scenes from a new performance that is scheduled for August at the Taipei Performing Arts Center (TPAC). According to TPAC, the show is a dance drama titled 飆舞...

Taipei Performing Arts Center responds to memes with food promotion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Performing Arts Center (TPAC) has responded to memes suggesting the building looks like it was built from street food by launching a braised food promotion that can...

Vegan-friendly ACME to open in Taipei Performing Arts Center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — ACME, a popular healthy lifestyle restaurant in Taipei, will open its fifth branch at the Taipei Performing Arts Center (TPAC) on April 19 for a trial operation. Locate...

Financial Times features new Taipei landmark

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new “Taipei Performing Arts Center” (TPAC) was selected by the Financial Times as a promising arts venue that could redefine the future. Located in the ...

Taipei's next round of COVID boosters will feature BioNTech, Medigen vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new round of COVID-19 booster shots in Taipei City will use BioNTech and Medigen doses, with Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) telling the public Wednesday (Feb. 2) not to be picky ...

3 COVID cases visit Taipei Main Station, Shilin Night Market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three COVID-19 cases from Taoyuan’s nail salon cluster spent hours at various hotspots in Taipei on Sunday (Jan. 23), the Department of Health said. CNA reported ...

First Harvard summer Mandarin course in Taiwan will include 60 students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After switching from Beijing to Taipei, Harvard University's new summer Mandarin study program next year will include 60 students, who will have a chance to visit famo...

Pet industry thriving in Taiwan despite COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stores that have closed due to COVID-19 are being replaced by pet businesses as Taiwan experiences a decade-long boom in the companion animals sector. The number of pet...

Shilin Night Market in Taipei struggles to find way out of COVID slump

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Once a bustling tourist attraction of Taipei, the Shilin Night Market is now struggling to keep business alive, after foot traffic levels drastically dropped resulting fro...

Taipei to provide foot traffic indicator for city's popular attractions

People wishing to avoid running into huge crowds will from Wednesday (Feb. 10) be able to stay informed of current foot traffic at any of 19 popular attractions in Taipei via a dedicated web portal. ...

Taipei Performing Arts Center set to shape world in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Media giant CNN picked the Taipei Performing Arts Center as one of its “transformative buildings set to shape the world in 2021,” soon after British newspaper ...

Foreign visitor slump sees rents in Taipei follow suit

Commercial lease rates in three major shopping districts in Taipei are spiraling lower amid a steep decline in foreign visitors caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to local business association...

Face masks uncommon sight at Taiwan night markets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Huge unmasked crowds were seen swarming local night markets across Taiwan Saturday (Aug. 8) on the first weekend following the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC)...

Taiwan's Minister of Interior rejects 'one China' principle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of the Interior Hsu Kuo-yung (徐國勇) on Sunday (July 18) said that there is no such thing as the so-called one China principle that stipulates Taiwan is part of Chi...