Taipei Dome close to resuming construction five years after suspension

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Dome is one step closer to resuming construction after the Taipei's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Wednesday (March 25) approved most of th...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25 Last updated: (GMT+8) 01:15 Aug. 30, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and Terry Gou **Continuously u...

Taipei mayor and city councilors spar over eavesdropping at Taipei Dome meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) members of the Taipei City Council have accused the administration of Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) of trying to reach a secret deal...

Phase of legal battle ends for Taipei Dome construction project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Supreme Administrative Court ruled Tuesday (April 30) that the city government’s decision to halt Taipei Dome’s construction was legal, rejecting Farglory ...

Taoyuan mayor Cheng Wen-tsan tops public satisfaction polls in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — TVBS recently conducted a survey to measure public satisfaction with Taiwan’s six mayors after 100 days of tenure. Despite receiving fervent support upon his elec...

Taiwan to host 2020 Olympics baseball qualifier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) announced today that Taiwan has been awarded the right to host the last baseball qualifying round ahead of the 2020 Tokyo ...

Taipei Mayor planning to visit the US in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With just days before the Taipei-Shanghai Forum, and in the midst of a disagreement with the central government, the office of Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) is planning a t...

Taipei Mayor asks President Tsai for help to overcome Taipei Dome deadlock

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking of the Taipei Dome, whose construction has been stalled since 2015 due to safety concerns, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) emphasized that the city government would ...

Almost half of the public does not believe Taiwan ex-President Ma is innocent: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Almost half the public does not believe former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is innocent of breach of trust, according to an opinion poll by the Taiwan NextGen Foundation (...

Taiwan ex-President Ma Ying-jeou still faces three legal cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) still has to face three legal cases following a recent indictment and a prison sentence issued last May, reports said Thursday. He w...

Tens of thousands join march to back DPP Taipei mayoral hopeful

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator and Taipei mayoral hopeful Yao Wen-chih (姚文智) led a march in Taipei Sunday afternoon, which drew larger number of supporters...

TOTEM: indigenous Taiwanese-inspired fashion steals the show at TIS 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – One of the most distinctly Taiwanese brands of the Taipei IN Style showcase had to be TOTEM, which is inspired by, and incorporates traditional patterns of Taiwan's in...

Upcoming events in Taipei for November 11 through November 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - If you are looking for some fun activities in the Taipei area, here are some upcoming events from Nov. 11 to Nov. 20 . Take a look and start making plans! Conventions, Festiv...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Nov. 2 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Thursday are as follows: @United Daily News: Taiwan has become manufacturing hub for illicit drugs @China Times: Taipei Dome, Tai...

Taiwan court sets record bail for developer in corruption case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei District Court set a record Tuesday evening by setting bail for Farglory Group (遠雄集團) Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung (趙藤雄), the developer of the Taipei Dome (大巨蛋), a...