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New Taipei releases video to celebrate Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City’s Department of Information on Tuesday (Feb. 9) released a new music video celebrating Lunar New Year and the 10th anniversary of its becoming a spec...

New Taipei mayor calls for improvement of earthquake warning system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City Mayor Hou You-yi (侯友宜) on Sunday (Feb. 7) called for the national earthquake warning system to quickly improve, saying many citizens were scared after bein...

New Taipei to help Taoyuan manage some quarantined individuals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a domestic cluster infection that started at Taoyuan General Hospital continues to raise concerns, New Taipei City Mayor Hou You-yi (侯友宜) said Wednesday (Jan. 27) that ...

Two more Taiwan cities to ban visiting the sick in hospitals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following in New Taipei City’s footsteps, two more Taiwan cities on Tuesday (Jan. 26) announced a ban on visiting the sick in hospitals. Prompted by the recent CO...

New Taipei mayor announces ban on visiting the sick in hospitals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A resurgence of COVID-19 infections prompted New Taipei City Mayor Hou You-yi (侯友宜) to announce on Monday (Jan. 25) a ban on visiting the sick in hospitals across the city...

New Taipei’s Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival postponed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City Government on Tuesday (Jan. 19) decided to postpone the 2021 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival over concerns of a worsening COVID-19 cluster outbreak around a ho...

6 Taiwan cities close off New Year's Eve festivities to crowds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With fears of a resurgence of the Wuhan coronavirus and its latest mutant strain from the UK reaching a fever pitch, multiple cities and counties across Taiwan are moving ...

Foreign runners take gold at Taipei Marathon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kenyan runner Paul K. Lonyangata won the 2020 Taipei Marathon men's division on Sunday (Dec. 20) with a time of 2 hours, 9 minutes and 18 seconds; while the female cha...

Taipei, New Taipei sign contract to host World Masters Games 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mayors of Taipei and New Taipei on Thursday (Dec. 10) signed a contract to host the 2025 World Masters Games, which is expected to generate NT$10 billion (US$354.8 mil...

New Taipei City mayor will participate in Sunday's 'Autumn Struggle' march

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) said this morning (Nov. 22) that he would stand with Taiwanese at the "Autumn Struggle" march in the afternoon and express ...

New Taipei City lights up Christmas tree hoping for 6 million visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With one month and 12 days to go, New Taipei City lit its Christmas tree Friday (Nov. 13), hoping to attract 6 million visitors despite COVID-19 raging across the world. ...

New Taipei releases images of Disney-themed Christmasland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Government on Tuesday (Oct. 27) released images of this year's highly anticipated Christmasland, which will feature Disney-themed light shows and i...

Taipei 101 New Year’s Eve fireworks will go ahead despite coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei 101 will go ahead with its annual fireworks to ring in the New Year 2021 despite the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the company’s chairman said Friday...

Taipei-Keelung LRT line upgraded, THSR to be extended to Yilan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Taiwanese mayors and the transportation minister on Tuesday (Oct. 13) announced that they will be upgrading the Taipei-Keelung LRT line and push for the extension of...

Taiwan mayors coy about presidential ambitions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mayors of four cities in northern Taiwan gathered for a cultural event on Tuesday (Oct. 6), but three of them refused to discuss their alleged presidential ambitions. ...