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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...

Taipei 101 to shoot off 16,000 fireworks in 360 seconds for New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei 101 will fire off 16,000 fireworks over the course of 360 seconds for this year's New Year's Eve extravaganza, with 1 million onlookers expected to attend. ...

Watch Taipei 101 countdown fireworks on Maokong Gondola

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the public are invited to sign up for a chance to view the fireworks spectacle in Taipei on New Year’s Eve during a ride on the Maokong Gondola. Follow...

Taipei's Maokong Gondola completes cable-change, to reopen on Dec. 12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three months after closing, the Maokong Gondola has completed its cable-change and will reopen on Dec. 12 at 2 p.m. following test runs. One of the major challenges dur...

Public concerned new skyscraper will block view of Taipei 101 fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The public is concerned that a new skyscraper proposed for Taipei will block the view of the Taipei 101 New Year's Eve fireworks. Nan Shan Life Insurance Co., Ltd. ...

627,000 fewer passengers on Taipei MRT for New Year’s Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system saw 627,000 fewer passengers than the 3.2 million registered for the 2020 New Year countdown celebrations due to the coronav...

Taipei 101 New Year's Eve fireworks set hopeful tone for 2021 (Video)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Though New Year's Eve events in many cities across the world were canceled or went virtual in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Taipei 101's annual fireworks show we...

MOFA to broadcast Taipei 101 fireworks around world via satellite

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced in a press release that it will broadcast the Taipei 101 New Year's fireworks show around the world live via satellite...

Taipei City Hall Plaza crowd limited to 80,000 on New Year's Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid fears of a new outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus, the Taipei City Government on Tuesday (Dec. 29) announced that the crowd at Taipei City Hall Plaza will be limited t...

Best spots in Taipei’s Maokong to watch NYE fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) has recommended three spots in Maokong for people to celebrate New Year's Eve and watch the Taipei 101 fireworks. TRTC, whic...

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...

Six spots on Elephant Mountain to watch Taipei 101 New Year's fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) has recommended six spots on Elephant Mountain for the public to enjoy Taipei 101’s New Year's fireworks. ...

Taipei 101 prepares 5-minute fireworks show for New Year's Eve celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the world counts down to the end of the year, Taipei 101 on Wednesday (Dec. 16) unveiled its plan for a five-minute fireworks show for the New Year’s Eve celebrat...

Maokong Gondola to arrange special viewing for Taipei 101 fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If you would like to watch the Taipei 101 fireworks display while taking the Maokong Gondola, you may be in luck. The Maokong Gondola will designate 14 cars as special ...

Taipei 101 launches 3-month campaign to celebrate new year

Taipei, Dec. 4 (CNA) The management of Taipei 101 launched a three-month-long campaign on Friday (Dec. 5) to celebrate the new year at its observatory, shopping mall and office building, and display h...