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New York attorney set to run in Taipei mayoral race as independent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Media personality and New York attorney Tung Wen-hsun (童文薰) announced her Taipei mayoral bid on Friday (July 1) as an independent candidate, unveiling at the same time a p...

2022 Taipei Rose Festival to kick off March 4

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 Taipei Rose Festival will kick off at the Taipei Rose Garden in Taipei Expo Park Friday (March 4) to show off 5,000 rose plants of more than 800 varieties. The sh...

500 Filipinos parade in Taipei to honor Santo Niño

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hundreds of Filipinos participated in a parade and dance competition to celebrate the Philippine feast of Santo Niño de Cebú in Taipei on Sunday (Feb. 20). ...

Filipino parade to be held in Taipei Sunday to honor Santo Niño

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A parade and dance competition to celebrate the Philippine feast of Santo Niño de Cebú will be held by the local Filipino community in Taipei on Sunday (Feb....

Taipei to provide drop-in Moderna shots at EXPO Dome from Dec. 9-11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei City Government said on Wednesday (Dec. 8) that it will provide drop-in vaccination services to anyone who wants to get the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Taip...

Taipei under fire for long queues at COVID vaccination site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei City Government has drawn criticisms over long lines at the Taipei Expo Park as the city’s seniors flocked to receive their second COVID-19 vaccine dose. ...

Taiwan launches self-driving food delivery cart

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Visitors to the Xinsheng Park Area of Taipei Expo Park should not be surprised to find their food being delivered by a white box with orange doors moving around on its own...

Taipei battles COVID in commercial area under main railway station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After six COVID-19 infections were reported at an underground commercial area near Taipei Railway Station, the city government said Saturday (July 17) it was stepping up i...

Expo Dome becomes first large COVID vaccination site in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Expo Park will be transformed into a massive COVID-19 inoculation center, the first such facility in the capital. The Taipei Expo Park's Expo Dome will p...

Fullon Hotel Taipei, Central to close in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fullon Hotels & Resorts made a public statement on Monday (June 21) that its Fullon Hotel Taipei, Central branch will close in September at the expiration of its lease...

Creative Expo Taiwan opens for believers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 2021 Creative Expo Taiwan opened on Friday (April 16) at Taipei's Huashan 1914 Creative Park with the themes of beliefs and collective power. Related events will op...

2021 Traditional Market Festival opens in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Taipei Traditional Market Festival opened on Saturday (April 10) at the Yuanshan Plaza of Taipei Expo Park, featuring nearly 60 vendors from public markets across...

2021 Taipei Rose Festival to showcase 700 varieties of roses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the tulip show at the Shihlin Residence is wrapping up this weekend, another attraction is set to continue captivating visitors during the flower season. The 2021 Ta...

2021 Creative Expo to celebrate Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This year's Creative Expo Taiwan, which highlights the nation's environment, handicrafts, cuisine, and culture, will take place from April 16-25. The Ministry o...

Taipei cosplay flasher sentenced to 3 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A college student who stirred controversy by flashing cosplay event attendees in Taipei last summer has been handed a three-month jail sentence, which can be commuted to a...