Photo of the Day: Spectacular shot of Taipei 101 New Year's fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 19-year-old Taiwanese student captured this photo of the 2020 Taipei 101 New Year's Day fireworks display on Jan. 1. The photographer, Jacky Huang (Instagram acco...

Taipei 101 New Year's Eve fireworks display lights up Taiwan sky (Video)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At the stroke of midnight, Taipei 101 not only set off a dazzling display of pyrotechnics but also featured a spectacular light show with the theme of "Light of Hope,...

Taiwan News wishes you a happy holiday & a great year ahead!

Dear readers, Taiwan News wishes you a happy holiday and a prosperous year ahead. Thank you for following us over the past year. Please continue to visit our website, Facebook, and Twitter and to s...

Taipei 101 countdown fireworks to be broadcast live to world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s foreign ministry will join hands with CTS TV to provide satellite live feed of the Taipei 101 fireworks show to international media outlets as the world her...

Taipei, Taoyuan, Kaohsiung MRTs to extend service hours on New Year's Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei, Taoyuan, and Kaohsiung metros will extend operation hours on New Year's Eve to prevent traffic congestion, especially in areas where major New Year's E...

Best spots to admire Taipei 101 New Year fireworks

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

2020 Taipei New Year’s Eve bash to feature ‘transformer’ stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taipei New Year’s Eve party promises to bring revelers an experience like no other with a giant stage and A-list performers in addition to the world-famous ...

Best riverside parks for admiring Taipei 101 fireworks and welcoming 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For those who have no wish to experience the stifling crowds that accompany watching the Taipei 101 New Year firework display at the foot of the skyscraper or on the adjac...

Taipei announces traffic restrictions for New Year’s Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s fashionable eastern shopping district will once again host the annual Taipei 101 New Year’s Eve fireworks, as well as a concert with rock band Mayday....

Count down to 2020 at Taipei's Maokong Gondola

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For those wishing to skip the craziness of the countdown in front of Taipei 101, the Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) is offering up its Maokong Gondola as an alter...

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Taipei 101 welcomes 2019 with stunning fireworks, light show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s iconic tower, Taipei 101, marked the entrance of 2019 with the most extravagant fireworks display and light show in the country. According to the Taipei ...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, Dec. 28 - Jan. 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, Taipei offers a host of activities to ring in the new year and beyond. New Year’s Eve (Image by Flickr user...

Preview of Taipei 101 New Year's Eve light show released

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the clock ticks down to midnight to ring in 2019, Taipei 101 will not only present a spectacular fireworks show, but will also include a more ambitious light display this ye...

Enjoy Taipei 101 New Year's fireworks from a romantic locale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It’s that time of year when many people living in the greater Taipei area mull whether to make the trip to the square in front of the Taipei City Hall or the areas s...

Taiwan pop diva A-mei to count down with Taipei on New Year's Eve

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan pop diva A-mei (張惠妹) will help Taipei count down the final seconds of 2018 at this year's Taipei New Year's Eve (NYE) Countdown Party, the city's Department of Infor...