Mad for Garlic location to open in Taipei's Xinyi district

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Korean company SunAtFood Co. is preparing to open one of its popular “Mad for Garlic” restaurants in Taipei next month at the start of 2019, according to a...

Taipei announces details of 2019 countdown party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei’s Department of Information and Tourism (TPEDOIT) announced in a Wednesday press release details of the city’s upcoming 2019 New Year’s Eve Countd...

Fubon Hospitality partners with Rosewood® Hotels & Resorts to set foot in Xinyi District

(Taiwan News) The premium luxury hotel operator, Rosewood® Hotels & Resorts, will officially launch its presence in Taiwan. Fubon Hospitality Management Co. Ltd. has signed the entrusting mana...

Celebrating Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve at Taipei’s Maokong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Besides the crowded countdown party in front of Taipei 101, where can you go if you don’t want to stay home on New Year’s Eve? Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation...

Tourism Bureau: Three best places in Taiwan to watch first sunrise of the year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau has recommended “three best places in Taiwan” to watch the first sunrise on New Year's Day—Fulong in New Taipei City, S...

Photo of the Day: View of Taipei 101 through trees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American teacher captured this photo of Taipei's skyline, including the iconic Taipei 101 tower, framed by trees in one of the city's lesser-known parks on Sunday (D...

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...

Russian travel agent describes Taiwan as ‘blooming orchids’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is as attractive as the orchid, which exudes an elegant perfume while boasting beautiful petals, said a member of a Russian travel agency group who is visiting Taiw...

Korean student praised for a short cinematic video presenting the beauty of Taiwan   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Korean student and travel vlogger was praised by Taiwanese netizens for his short cinematic video depicting the beauty of Taiwan through his personal perspectives. ...

Taipei 101 New Year's Eve fireworks display, festivities to be expanded

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the clock ticks down to midnight to ring in 2019, Taipei 101 will not only present an even longer fireworks show and light display than last year, it will also include a ser...

Night markets are Taiwan's top tourist destination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Night markets have become Taiwan’s top tourist attraction due to the changing nature of visitors to Taiwan, according to the Tourism Bureau's Planning Division c...

Free rides today on Taipei's first all-electric bus route

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To encourage ridership on Taipei's first all-electric bus line, passengers can take the buses for free until Halloween (Oct. 31). The new bus route, designated No. 66, s...

Taipei’s first all-electric bus route hits the road

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei’s first all-electric bus route commenced on Oct. 29, with the No. 66 bus servicing passengers between Songshan Station (松山火車站) and MRT Taipei Zoo (動物園站). A...

Top Halloween parties in Taipei 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Halloween, a popular festival from American culture, is becoming more widespread in Taiwan as many young people are celebrating this chilling and spooky night. As Hallo...

Taiwan environmental agency commends restaurants for reducing food waste

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a ceremony to mark World Food Day on Oct. 16, Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) commended four dozen restaurants and catering servi...