Delightful Family Moments at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei has launched an enticing new accommodation package, Delightful Family Moments, that combines a stay in the city’s most luxurious and spacious rooms with access to Taipe...

Apple opens second Taiwan store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Apple Inc. opened its second store in Taiwan Saturday (June 15), just a short distance away from its first store inside Taipei 101. As with the opening of the previous ...

Taipei 101's top floor opens to public for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For the first time in the 15 year history of Taipei 101, the observation deck will be opened to visitors on Saturday (June 15), announced the building's management team on ...

Taipei's Tatun Volcanoes proven active: scientists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After carrying out a long-term study, a research team at Academia Sinica has determined that the Tatun volcano group (TVG) and Guishan Island are both active volcanoes and a vo...

Polish, Australian runners win again at Taipei 101 Run Up

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Polish national Piotr Lobodzinski and Australian Suzanne Walsham took home the winner's trophies at the annual Taipei 101 Run Up on Saturday for a second year in a row. Lobodzin...

May the Fourth Be With You: Taiwan President appears at Star Wars event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At least a hundred Taiwanese Star Wars fans showed up near Taipei 101 to mark May 4, and one of them turned out to be President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文). Fans of the science ...

Taiwan's HTC to roll out second-generation blockchain phone in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan-headquartered electronics manufacturer HTC is set to release a second-generation blockchain phone in the second half of the year to increase its presence in the glo...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - April 26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes New Huawei P30 Pro found to be querying servers in China; Video shows biggest-ever movement of Taipei 101 damper due to earthquake; Chinese tank...

Video shows New Taipei office lights sway wildly during magnitude 6.1 earthquake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As footage has started to surface from Thursday's powerful magnitude 6.1 earthquake, video of office lights in New Taipei City swinging out of control has captured the atte...

Video shows biggest-ever movement of Taipei 101 damper due to earthquake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a testament to the power of Thursday's (April 18) magnitude 6.1 earthquake, Taipei 101's damper recorded the largest movement in its history due to an earthquake, as...

Photo of the Day: Taipei 101 sign commemorates TRA 40th anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christensen announced that starting on Monday (April 15), Taipei 101 will display special messages of friendship between the U...

Facebook opens new HQ in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Social media behemoth Facebook officially opened its new Taiwan headquarters on the 35th floor of Nan Shan Plaza (南山廣場) in Taipei's Xinyi District (信義區) on Thursday (April ...

The Latest: World cities turn off lights to mark Earth Hour

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Earth Hour (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Top tourist sites in coal-reliant Poland are turning off their lights at 8:30 p.m. in solidarity ...

Cities around the world turn off lights to mark Earth Hour

HONG KONG (AP) — Cities around the world were marking Earth Hour on Saturday night by turning off the lights in a call for global action on climate change. In Hong Kong, major buildi...

Taipei Metro to give 10 billionth traveler year of free rides, laptop

In anticipation of reaching its 10 billionth traveler milestone, the Taipei Metro is to give the lucky passenger a year of free rides and a laptop computer worth more than NT$30,000 (US$972), accordin...