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Taipei finalizing plans for drop-in COVID vaccinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said during a city council meeting on Monday (Nov. 8) that the city will come up with thorough plans regarding drop-in COVID-19 vaccinations a...

Photo of the Day: Taipei MRT warns against 'twalking'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) has launched a campaign to discourage passengers from staring at their mobile phones when walking through stations after over 70 inju...

15,900 parking spots for scooters at Taipei MRT stations no longer free

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beginning Aug. 30, scooter riders will have to pay to park their vehicle at the 15,900 spaces near Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) stations, reports said Thursday (Aug. 26...

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...

Taipei MRT stations transform into flower shops to aid wounded industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Metro stations are doubling as flower shops to aid the floriculture industry battered by the coronavirus pandemic, which has sent flower exports plunging. Songji...

Indonesian infected with coronavirus traveled extensively on Taipei MRT, TRA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese authorities on Thursday (Feb. 27) warned residents to beware of areas of Taipei traveled by an unaccounted for Indonesian caregiver who on Wednesday (Feb. 26) wa...

Hotel Éclat Taipei makes guests feel as if they are staying at a luxurious home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If a hotel strikes you as a luxurious home the moment you walk through the front door, the hotel must be doing something right, and that’s exactly the feeling Hotel ...

Chinese pickpocket targets Japanese tourists on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police have captured a Chinese pickpocket who has been targeting Japanese tourists in Taipei MRT stations since September, reported Liberty Times. On Oct. 4, police arreste...

Japanese becomes 5th language added to Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Passengers yesterday (Aug. 11) began hearing Japanese being broadcast in trains at certain Taipei MRT stations, confirming a previous announcement by the Taipei Rapid Transit C...

Free Wi-Fi now up in all Taipei MRT stations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei Metro has extended its free public Wi-Fi coverage to all of its Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) stations in Taipei and New Taipei, with users only needing to search for &qu...

Security to be beefed up at major Taipei MRT stations: police

Taipei, Oct. 4 -- Security is to be beefed up at major Taipei MRT stations, with police patrols equipped with electric stun guns and pepper spray, the police rapid transit division said Wednesday. ...