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How to enjoy Taipei’s floral bloom this season

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) is suggesting to the public that the Taipei MRT is the most convenient way to reach floral hot spots in the city during the Lunar N...

Taipei Metro condemns AV company over mock MRT for adult films

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Metro on Monday (Jan. 25) condemned an adult video platform for launching a series of movies filmed on a set made to imitate Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) train c...

Former KMT health minister caught not wearing mask on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After publicly excoriating the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC's) handling of a cluster of infections in a Taoyuan hospital, a former Kuomintang (KMT) mini...

Taipei Grand Hike certification activity is up and running

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Government started its Taipei Grand Hike certification activity for 2021 on Friday (Jan. 1), challenging the public to take on the 92-kilometer trail network t...

627,000 fewer passengers on Taipei MRT for New Year’s Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system saw 627,000 fewer passengers than the 3.2 million registered for the 2020 New Year countdown celebrations due to the coronav...

Six spots on Elephant Mountain to watch Taipei 101 New Year's fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) has recommended six spots on Elephant Mountain for the public to enjoy Taipei 101’s New Year's fireworks. ...

New Zealander pilot, friend took Taipei MRT to Xiangshan while infectious

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As officials continue to trace the movements of the New Zealander pilot behind Taiwan's first local Wuhan coronavirus infection in eight months, a report surfaced on W...

Taipei MRT train hits emergency brakes, 1,200 evacuated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei Metro train suddenly slammed on the emergency brakes during the rush hour commute Tuesday morning (Dec. 15), forcing 1,200 passengers to be evacuated and causing ...

ArmStrong the robot helps Taipei MRT passengers find lost belongings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Have you lost or forgotten something on a Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) train? ArmStrong can help you retrieve it at the lost property office within 30 seconds. Each ...

Photo of the Day: Auntie sitting on air chair on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced On Saturday (Nov. 7) showing a woman appearing to sit on an invisible chair while riding a Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) train. Users of the Facebook g...

Taipei police arrest college student for cutting woman's hair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei police have arrested a college student for cutting a stranger's hair in Neihu MRT station. Last week, a woman posted a complaint on the social media site Dca...

Taipei Metro to increase police presence to combat sexual harassment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) will see an increased police presence at all stations in an effort to combat sexual harassment. The Rapid Transit Division of the ...

Open House Taipei unveils 74 mysterious spaces

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 2020 Open House Taipei features 74 private spaces that will be open to the public for free on Nov. 28-29. Originating in London, 1992, "Open House" has taken ...

Taipei deputy mayor: Smart city innovations will make post-pandemic life easier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As cities around the world strive to return to normal amid the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, the Taiwanese capital has held a 10,000-person concert in addition to several...

Taipei MRT fare evasion increases 13-fold in 5 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Councilor Wang Hao (王浩) said Monday (Sept. 21) that violations at Taipei MRT stations have risen over the last five years, with cases of fare evasion increasin...