Michelin Bib Gourmand unveils 15 new ‘street food’ establishments in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Michelin on Wednesday unveiled 24 Bib Gourmand “street food” establishments in night markets – 15 of which are appearing in the Guide for the first time ...

Stalls at Taipei Shilin Night Market fined for malpractice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following investigations by Taipei City Police Department over the past month, a significant number of stalls in Shilin Night Market (台北士林夜市) have been issued fines for fa...

Taiwan's Hot-Star Large Fried Chicken now open in Montreal, Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese fast food chain Hot-Star Large Fried Chicken, which boasts chicken cutlets that are "bigger than your face," opened a branch in Montreal, Canada late last y...

Investigation begun after foreigner charged NT$400 for bag of fruit at Taipei night market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei City Government has launched an investigation after a foreigner was allegedly overcharged for fruit in the city's famous Shilin Night Market. After a well-kno...

Malaysian celeb promotes Taiwan as Muslim tourist destination in video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The representative office of Taiwan's Tourism Bureau in Kuala Lumpur on Aug. 29 released a video promoting Taiwan tourism starring Malaysian online celebrities Mira Fi...

Taiwan actor Jasper Liu promotes Taiwan in Seoul

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese actor, model, and musician Jasper Liu (劉以豪), who acted on 2017 Taiwanese movie "Take Me to The Moon," went to Seoul to promote "Fun Taipei 台北冬季旅遊行程"...

Video by American grad student covers all the 'Things to do in Taipei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American master's student currently living in Taipei has created a humorous video introducing many of the major sights and sounds of Taiwan's capital city. Andrew...

Taiwan’s Top 5 Night Markets

It was revealed this week that a new poll has found that Kenting Street (墾丁大街) is officially the worst night market in Taiwan. It was evidently a hotly contested battle for the dubious distinction, wi...

'Kenting Street' rated worst night market in Taiwan: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pingtung County's "Kenting Street (墾丁大街)" has emerged as the “worst” night market in Taiwan, according to an online vote conducted by YamNews, re...

Dinda Kirana visits Taiwan to help boost tourism from Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In collaboration with the Department of Information and Tourism, Taipei City Government (TPEDOIT), Dinda Kirana visits Taiwan for four days to experience and promote "...

Taipei City offers free parking for electric scooters for the next two years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a bid to promote electric vehicles in Taipei, the Transportation Bureau of Taipei City announced on April 19, that starting from May 1, electric scooters will be provid...

Taiwan cab driver jailed for 7 years and 4 months for raping South Korean tourist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed a prison sentence of seven years and four months for a taxi driver found guilty of raping a tourist from South Korea. No appeal...

Michelin announces 2018 Taipei Bib Gourmand winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For the first time in Taipei, Michelin today (March 6) released the winners of its Bib Gourmand awards, just one week before its highly anticipated Michelin Guide Taipei will a...

Tulip festival at Taipei Shilin Official Residence draws thousands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei City Police Department in now enforcing traffic controls around the Chiang Kai-Shek Shilin Residence as tens of thousands of visitors have flocked to the grounds of the ...

Taipei included by the Guardian in ‘where to go in 2018’ hotlist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—British news outlet the Guardian shortlists 40 “fabulous destinations” around the world in a travel article titled “Where to go on holiday—the hotlis...