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COVID cluster from religious group feast at Taipei restaurant, KTV party grows to 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Feb. 18) announced that a cluster infection tied to a religious gathering at a restaurant and KTV club in Taipei has ...

Taiwan’s SOGO department store denies massive layoff rumors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Department store chain Pacific SOGO on Thursday (Feb. 10) rebutted reports that it’s sacking more than 200 workers amid profit loss from the fallout of the COVID-19 ...

Big City mall in Taiwan's Hsinchu suddenly closed over COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsinchu City's Big City shopping mall was suddenly closed on Sunday evening after a COVID case was found to have recently visited the facility. The Big City shoppin...

Taiwan's largest entertainment and shopping center to open in 2026

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuang San SOGO Department Store Chair Harashima Eiichi and General Manager Chen Kuang-jung (陳光榮) announced at a press conference on Monday (Nov. 15) that the group's F...

Far Eastern Group interested in taking over Carrefour Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With persistent rumors that French retail giant Carrefour plans to sell off its Taiwan operations, the Far Eastern Group let it be known Tuesday (Nov. 2) it was in the run...

Top 10 Halloween events in Taiwan for 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As All Hallows' Eve creeps up, Taiwan News has created a list of the top 10 Halloween events across Taiwan for goblins and gargoyles who want to get their ghoul on. ...

COVID case visited shopping malls, watched movie in Greater Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young woman studying in the United Kingdom who visited shopping malls and watched a movie in the Taipei area tested positive for COVID-19 after having received one BioNT...

New Taipei department store closes after suspected COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mega City department store in New Taipei City’s Banqiao District was closed Saturday (Aug. 28) after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The New Taipei ...

Indoor dining begins in Taipei, New Taipei, Yilan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Restaurants in Taipei, New Taipei City, and Yilan on Tuesday (Aug. 3) opened for indoor dining for the first time since Level 3 restrictions were imposed in May. On Mon...

National Geographic Opening at Harbour City Start the Journey with Tiger & Jeremy @MIRROR Be Adventurous & Stylish to discover the unexplored places

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 9 July 2021 - Supporting numerous scientist and explorer in various projects, National Geographic is dedicated to showing the wonder of our world and announcing the ...

Hong Kong police officer's condition improves after stabbing

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong police officer who was stabbed in the back has been moved from critical to serious condition, officials said Friday, indicating a likely recovery from the incident in whic...

Taiwan’s Far Eastern Group to rebuild landmark department store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Far Eastern Group has decided to tear down and rebuild its landmark department store near Taipei City’s Ximending shopping district, reports said Tuesday (April ...

Superdry returns to Taiwan after unexpected exit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — British fashion group Superdry has made a comeback to the Taiwan market after an unexpected exit last year. Following its decision to withdraw from the country last Nov...

Taiwan sets bail for DPP lawmaker accused of accepting Sogo bribes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmaker Su Chen-ching (蘇震清) will go free after he pays bail set at NT$10 million (US$360,000), the Taipei District Court announced Frid...

East Taiwan KMT lawmaker accused of Sogo bribes released on bail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) legislator for Taitung Sufin Siluko (廖國棟), who is accused of taking bribes in a scandal involving Sogo department stores, can walk free if he posts NT$10 ...