Upcoming events in Taipei Sept. 7 to Sept. 16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- There are a lot of interesting events happening around Taipei between Sept. 7 and Sept. 16. If you're looking for music, good food and drink, or just looking to explore Tai...

Taiwanese students in Norway raise funds for name change from China to Taiwan on residence permit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A group of Taiwanese students in Norway is setting up a fundraising page to push the Norwegian government to correct the nationality of Taiwanese people on reside...

Taiwan’s Taipei Metro launches Mickey trains and promo activity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – All aboard the Mickey Mouse trains! Passengers riding the Taipei Metro Tamsui-Xinyi Line will find themselves surprised at the dazzling display of Disney characters on the...

Photo of the Day: Eerie Ghost Festival night in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American-Canadian marketing manager took this photo of eerily clear air over the Taipei skyline on Aug. 25, the night of Ghost Festival.  The photographer,...

Israeli model Bar Zomer's marriage proposal at Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake goes viral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Bar Zomer, a famous Israel model and internet celebrity with 430,000 followers in Instagram, posted a marriage proposal from her boyfriend while she was in Sun Moon Lake. The...

Japanese becomes 5th language added to Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Passengers yesterday (Aug. 11) began hearing Japanese being broadcast in trains at certain Taipei MRT stations, confirming a previous announcement by the Taipei Rapid Transit C...

Taiwan’s Top 10 Airbnbs

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Staying in a hotel in Taiwan can be surprisingly expensive. This, at least in part, explains the recent boom in B&Bs across the country, but these days, the best of thes...

Filipino worker in Taiwan releases his take on 'Kiki Challenge' 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) based in Taiwan has created a video in response to the "In My Feelings" dance challenge to showcase his talents and Taiwan as a tour...

Two students fined for trying to rappel down one floor from Taipei 101 observation deck

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two university students were fined NT$2,000 (US$65) each for trying to climb down one floor by a rope from the Taipei 101 observation deck last week, reports said Friday. ...

Japan’s Itochu completes takeover of major share in Taipei 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese trading house Itochu Corporation (伊藤忠) has completed its acquisition of scandal-stricken Ting Hsin International’s (頂新集團) 37.17-percent stake in Taipei 101 ...

Things to do on your Taiwan Honeymoon

Taiwan is packed full of interesting and romantic things to do during your honeymoon. If you’ve never visited Taiwan before it may be hard to know where to start, especially for such a special t...

Survey: Dadaocheng propelled to foreign visitors’ top three favorite attractions in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—International tourists were most frequently engaged in visiting night markets, shopping and going sightseeing in Taipei City, according to the results of a 2017 survey ...

Taiwan's Hualien County mounts ‘Smart Tourism City’ campaign to boost tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To address the decline of visitors to Hualien in the aftermath of earthquakes since February, the government of Hualien County has launched the “Smart Tourism City&r...

Hehuanshan, Shuiyang Lake recognized as 2 of Taiwan's most beautiful locations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. news network CNN on July 23 published an article on the travel portion of its site listing some of the most beautiful attractions in Taiwan. The article entitl...

Upcoming Events in Taipei July 21 - July 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- There are plenty of interesting and unique events happening in Taipei at the end of July. Here are just a few suggestions for exciting events happening around th...