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Taipei’s new VR arcade aimed to hone combat skills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese textile manufacturer Texray Industrial Co. and Shin Shin Department Store on Monday (May 23) announced a collaboration to establish the first virtual entertainme...

Harrods pulls out of Taiwan’s Shin Kong Mitsukoshi department stores

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — British luxury brand Harrods is pulling out of Asian markets, ending its cooperation with retailers including Taiwan’s Shin Kong Mitsukoshi department stores, report...

2-year-old wins SUV in Taipei mall's Lunar New Year lottery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Taipei Xinyi Place's Lunar New Year lucky bag lottery event, a two-year-old boy drew the grand prize — a Volvo XC40 T3 — on Tuesday...

Mitsui Group to add LaLaport shopping mall in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The harbor city of Kaohsiung will add a new shopping mall near the Weiwuying art center that boasts an all-in-one entertainment experience and is set to drive local touris...

Dreamlike immersive exhibition 'Monet and Friends' stops by southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An immersive exhibition featuring French artist Claude Monet and 17 other iconic impressionists' signature works is going on in Kaohsiung for three months. Curated ...

Taiwan confirms COVID cases at shopping mall, TV station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Breeze Xin Yi shopping mall and the headquarters of Sanlih E-Television (SET) closed for disinfection Saturday (July 10) after employees had been diagnosed with COVID-...

Over 4,000 tested in Taipei's Xinyi District COVID hotspot, 2 cases confirmed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 4,000 people have undergone testing for COVID-19 in Taipei's Xinyi District amid a cluster infection detected over the weekend, with two cases confirmed so far, a...

Taipei's Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Department Store closed for disinfection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Department Store in Taipei's Xinyi District has been forced to close on Monday (July 5) after an employee was confirmed with COVID. Located...

Taiwan confirms COVID cases at 2 Shin Kong Mitsukoshi stores

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Saleswomen at Shin Kong Mitsukoshi department stores in Taipei and Taichung have been confirmed as COVID-19 cases, leading to short-term closures, reports said Friday (Jun...

Eslite opens pop-up bookstore at museum in southwestern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Celebrated bookstore chain Eslite on Wednesday (Jan. 27) opened a new pop-up location at the Chiayi Art Museum in the southwestern city of Chiayi, marking its official ret...

Shopping malls near Taipei 101 cancel New Year's Eve parties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two major malls near Taipei 101 have announced they will be canceling outdoor activities scheduled for New Year's Eve after Taiwan's first local transmission of th...

Taipei 101 scales down New Year's Eve countdown celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei 101 has scrapped the New Year’s Eve party to be held at its observatory amid tightened coronavirus measures after Taiwan reported a local infection earlier th...

New Zealander pilot, friend feasted at Taipei's Din Tai Fung while infected with coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to a document leaked by a Taipei City Councilor on Wednesday (Dec. 23), the New Zealander pilot behind Taiwan's first local Wuhan coronavirus infection in ei...

Infectious New Zealand pilot shopped in stores in Taipei, Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke of Taiwan's first domestic case of Wuhan coronavirus in eight months on Tuesday (Dec. 22), the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) listed the local...

Taiwan announces 1st local coronavirus case in 254 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Dec. 22) announced its first local case of the Wuhan coronavirus, breaking one of the longest streaks in th...