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Taiwanese generative artist to showcase viral NFT creations in Taipei 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New York-based Taiwanese digital artist Wu Che-yu's (吳哲宇) immersive first solo show, featuring his well-known non-fungible tokens (NFTs), will take place on Friday (Ma...

Taipei police beef up patrols after bomb threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police are responding to a series of bomb threats this week targeting major transportation hubs and landmarks in Taipei. The Taipei City Police Department said on Frida...

Democratic Taiwan and Ukraine will prevail: Hsiao Bi-khim

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ukrainian and Taiwanese democracy will prevail, and the arc of history will bend toward liberty in the global struggle against authoritarianism, according Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭...

Photo of the Day: 'Magical sunset in Taipei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese English teacher captured this vibrant sunset in Taipei late last year but posted it on social media on Monday (March 21). The 42-year-old photographer, John...

Belize prime minister visits Taiwan, to be honored by President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation led by Prime Minister John Briceño of Belize arrived in Taiwan early on Tuesday (March 8) in a visit to promote bilateral cooperation. The trip, whi...

Photo of the Day: Historic Taiwanese gate displays colors of Ukraine flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsinchu City on Friday (March 4) began illuminating its historic Yin Hsi East Gate (竹塹城迎曦門) to show solidarity with Ukraine. Since Russia's invasion began on Feb. 2...

Photo of the Day: Taipei 101 lights up in colors of the Ukrainian flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a move to show support for world peace, the blue and yellow colors of Ukraine’s flag showed up on Taiwan’s iconic Taipei 101 skyscraper Saturday (Feb. 26) n...

Somaliland foreign minister says Taiwan relations at 'highest level'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — “Relations we have (with Taiwan) are at the highest level. The best we can have,” Somaliland Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Essa Kay...

Military dependents’ village in Taipei lights up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A military dependents’ village in Taipei has been reinvigorated as a light show venue in a project that serves as a prelude to the Taiwan Lantern Festival next year....

Taipei 101 closes after COVID case visits Louis Vuitton pop-up store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei 101 shopping mall was closed Wednesday (Jan. 26) after reports a COVID-19 patient visited a Louis Vuitton pop-up store, while entertainers who visited the shop ...

Netizens share photos of Taipei 101 'burning' on NYE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese netizens have taken to social media to share dramatic photos of Taipei 101 apparently covered in “flames” and smoke during the New Year’s Eve f...

Taipei 101 New Year's Eve firework display rings in 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At the stroke of midnight, Taipei 101 set off a dazzling display of pyrotechnics that were unfortunately overshadowed by clouds. The capital's iconic skyscraper was...

Overcast, chilly, chance of rain during New Year countdown at 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It’s going to be overcast and chilly all day in the capital, with a 40% likelihood of showers during the annual New Year’s Eve fireworks display at Taipei 101 ...

Top New Year's Eve countdown parties across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With over a dozen New Year's Eve countdown parties planned across Taiwan, the following are some noteworthy events taking place in major cities. Taipei Taipei 10...

Milk tea tops Taiwan's most-ordered Foodpanda items in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hand-shaken milk tea has topped delivery giant Foodpanda's list of most-ordered items in Taiwan this year; so many have been sold, in fact, that if the cups were stack...