Six tourist spots in Taipei certified as Muslim-friendly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After Taiwan was ranked the third most welcoming country on the Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI), published in April, six sightseeing spots in Taipei also received Muslim...

Guatemalan President-elect arrives in Taiwan for five-day visit

Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Eduardo Giammattei arrived in Taiwan Sunday for a five-day visit, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). Giammattei, who takes office in January, ...

Taipei 101 draws crowds after price cuts for Taiwanese citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The introduction of the cheapest tickets for the Taipei 101 observation deck in its 15-year history has been a success, reports said Saturday (October 12). From October...

Muslim prayer room opens at Taipei 101

A newly built Muslim prayer room is now open to visitors at the Taipei 101 tower, one of the top tourist attractions in the country, as part of an effort to create a Muslim-friendly environment, a mem...

Taipei 101 cuts admission prices for Taiwanese citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The price for a ticket to visit the observation deck on the 89th floor of Taipei 101 is set to drop to NT$101 (US$3.27) from NT$600 for the period of October 10 to Decembe...

NT$4,500 in coupons with purchase of Taipei Metro Travel Pass, Joint Ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Getting hold of the Travel Pass or Joint Ticket is a convenient way for people to explore Taipei by MRT while saving money, and now there is an even more compelling reason...

Tsai video promoting Taiwan draws cheers from Mets crowd

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A video featuring Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen and Taiwan Youtuber Tsai Aga (蔡阿嘎) received enthusiastic cheers from the crowd at a New York Mets game on Saturday (Sept. 7). ...

NBA players give lesson on shooting, dribbling in Taipei

NBA basketball players Danny Green and Terry Rozier took hundreds of Taiwanese basketball fans back to school by showing them how to shoot and dribble at a fan meet and greet session outside the iconi...

China ties shape cautious reaction to Hong Kong protests

For Canada and the European Union, they are a "situation." For President Donald Trump, a potential stumbling block in ongoing trade disputes. And for South Korea, an issue to be monitored. ...

Events held across Taiwan to show solidarity with Hong Kong

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Hong Kong Outlanders, a group comprised of Hong Kongers in Taiwan, organized events across Taiwan Saturday to support the anti-extradition bill protests in the financial capital. Th...

Upcoming events in Taipei: August 16-30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Apart from the many exhibitions, festivals, and performances introduced last week (most are still ongoing), there is also an array of one-day events coming up in the secon...

5 Taiwan cities to hold events on Saturday to support Hong Kong protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Events will be held in five cities across Taiwan on Saturday (Aug. 17) to support the anti-extradition bill protests in Hong Kong. Total Recall, Taiwan Citizen Stemcell, the...

Video shows 2nd-largest movement of Taipei 101 damper in history during 6.0 quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a testament to the power of today's (Aug. 8) magnitude 6.0 earthquake, Taipei 101's damper recorded its second-largest movement in its history due to an earthquake, ...

Photo of the Day: Innovative design for Taipei 101 poster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American graphic artist has created this retro design for a poster to advertise Taiwan's iconic Taipei 101 tower. The poster's creator, Chris Massaad, works as a ...

California State Assembly speaker, delegation visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon and a delegation arrived in Taiwan Monday for a six-day visit in which he is scheduled to meet President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and other h...