Guihou Fish Market in New Taipei to reopen on Sep 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Guihou Fish Market in Wanli District, New Taipei City, will reopen on Sep 21 after a two-month revamp, according to a Central News Agency report on Wednesday. To cel...

New Taipei urges festival goers to take shuttle bus to Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival on Sep 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The second leg of 2018 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival will take place at Pingxi Junior High School from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. during Mid-Autumn Festival on Sep 24, and event orga...

Taipei promotes 92km Grand Hike across ridges surrounding the city  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—At a press conference on Monday, Geotechnical Engineering Office of Taipei City Government encouraged people to hike on a newly marked 92 kilometer route that goes across al...

Taipei gives 20% discount to drivers using intelligent parking spots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City will give a discount of 20 percent for drivers who park their vehicle in 44 spaces across the capital using electronic means such as smartphone apps or EasyCar...

Construction completed on Taiwan's first tri-corridor tunnel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In New Taipei’s Xindian District (新店區), the second phase of construction of a tri-corridor tunnel (三連孔近接隧道) on Ankang No. 1 rd. (安坑一號道路) has been completed. The tri-...

Second leg of 2018 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival in New Taipei to take place on Mid-Autumn Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A 12-foot main sky lantern with lively ink wash paintings and calligraphy will rise up from the ground with numerous other lanterns in Pingxi, New Taipei City on t...

Good deals introduced for Korean tourists planning to visit Taipei during this autumn and winter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)---A discount flight-and-hotel package has been offered to Koreans to encourage them to visit Taipei this autumn and winter. Taipei’s Department of Information a...

Banned levels of arylamide found in potato chips, coffee in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Department of Health, Taipei City Government announced the result of a recent food inspection on Aug. 24, with two products exceeding the legal limit of arylamide, a c...

Taiwan TV celeb’s son slapped with fine and suspended charges for bomb threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Rick Wu (吳睿軒), the 19-year-old son of entertainer Jacky Wu (吳宗憲), will have to pay a fine of NT$500,000 (US$16,250) but will have charges of endangering public safety susp...

Taiwan actor Jasper Liu promotes Taiwan in Seoul

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese actor, model, and musician Jasper Liu (劉以豪), who acted on 2017 Taiwanese movie "Take Me to The Moon," went to Seoul to promote "Fun Taipei 台北冬...

Self-service garbage collection system demonstrated in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — TThe common scene of people chasing a garbage truck on the street after they hear the melody of “A Maiden's Prayer” approaching their houses might be a thi...

Summer heat kills over 120,000 fish in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Recent hot weather in northern Taiwan has led to the unexpected deaths of over 120,000 fish in the Tamsui River at Tamsui District, New Taipei City, the Water Resources De...

Taipei City Government criticized for interference in media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate Association of Taiwan Journalists (ATJ) issued a statement Tuesday, filing a complaint against the Taip...

Plant-watering workout machines unveiled at Daan Park, Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first stage of a new Tapiei greenery project was unveiled in Daan Park today, showcasing a new type of exercise machine that also waters nearby grass, reported CNA. ...

Taiwan’s Top 8 Music Festivals

TAIPEI (Tawian News) -- Earlier this week, it was announced that a free two-day indigenous music festival will take place in Taitung this weekend. The festival, which will feature Chen Chen-...