New Taipei's dazzling Christmasland lights up tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New Taipei City's annual Christmasland light festival is bigger than ever this year and kicks off this evening at 5:20 p.m. (Nov. 16) in New Taipei City Plaza, fe...

Taipei City hot pot health inspection reveals numerous infractions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Department of Health, Taipei City Government inspected numerous hot pot restaurants and hot pot products available in supermarkets across Taipei City since September, ...

Thai, Chinese prostitutes busted in Taipei's Guangzhou Street Night Market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Thai woman, Chinese woman, and Taiwanese man were arrested on Monday (Nov. 5) in connection with a call girl operation in Taipei City's Guangzhou Street Night M...

Taiwan tea house brews up heady cultural preservation strategy

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The Sin Hong Choon building, nestled amid the bustling streets of Dadaocheng in Datong—one of Taipei’s oldest districts—embodies the city’s capacity fo...

European Film Festival to tour 16 cities in Taiwan, with 500 screenings 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 14th Taiwan European Film Festival will be touring Taiwan from this November until January, 2019, showcasing a total of 17 films selected by different Europe...

Taiwan police arrest suspect in attack on labor official at MRT station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Police on Thursday arrested the suspect in the steel-bar attack on Taipei City’s labor chief at Xinpu Mass Rapid Transit station in New Taipei City. On Wednesday aftern...

Man attacks female Taipei City labor affairs chief with steel bar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A man entered the office of Taipei City Labor Affairs Department chief Lai Hsiang-lin (賴香伶) and hit her in the face with a steel bar Wednesday. She was taken to hospital and ...

Amazon and Taiwan’s Fu Jen Catholic University establish tech innovation school

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Amazon Web Services (AWS) in partnership with Fu Jen Catholic University (FJCU) established the first cloud innovation school in Taiwan's northern metropolis to develo...

WeMo scooter-sharing system to expand into New Taipei City next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Electric scooter-sharing company WeMo (威摩科技) will expand its operations beyond Taipei City and into four New Taipei City districts next year, reported CNA. The company ...

Taipei travelers to swipe EasyCard twice when taking bus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City is likely to put an end to the confusion about whether passengers have to swipe their EasyCard when getting on or off the bus, reports said Friday. In contr...

Team Light Wonder won NASA Hackathon in Taiwan with award of NT$80,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After roughly 48 hours of competition, Team Light Wonder won the first prize at the 2018 NASA Space Apps Challenge Hackathon (NASA Hackathon) in Taiwan, taking home an awa...

Dadaocheng ranked 3rd most loved tourist attraction in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Dadaocheng (大稻埕), the historic district of Taipei recently injected with new life, clinched the 3rd spot in the rankings of the most loved tourist attractions for internat...

Shifen Waterfall in New Taipei to close one hour earlier in the next eight months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Shifen Waterfall park in Pingxi District, New Taipei City will close one hour earlier from Oct 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019, according to a news release posted by t...

New Taipei City International Documentary Month to screen 37 select documentaries for free

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The 2018 New Taipei City International Documentary Month, which will run from Oct. 21 to Nov. 18, will screen 37 selected documentaries for free, according to the event...

Film about Tamsui Kavalan Historical Trails selected and screened by World Trails Conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A film that introduces and discusses the past, the present, and the future of a century-old trail network in northern Taiwan connecting the Taipei and Yilan areas ...