Taipei MRT slasher attacks two victims within a week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The woman who slashed another woman's chest with a box cutter inside the MRT Taipei Main Station on Monday (Sept. 17) has been found to have attacked another victim a ...

Woman slashed in chest with a box cutter at Taipei MRT station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A woman suddenly slashed another woman's chest with a box cutter inside the MRT Taipei Main Station last night (Sept. 17). At 6:48 last night, surveillance video reveale...

Photo of the Day: Respite from rains in Tamsui, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American tourist took this photo of a serene scene at dusk in New Taipei City's Tamsui District after the torrential rains and floodingseen in northern Taiwan ...

Guatemala's Congressional President to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The President of the Congress of Guatemala Álvaro Arzú Escobar, will visit Taiwan from September 2 to September 6, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (...

Footage surfaces of knife-wielding woman on Taipei MRT being subdued by cop, passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Video and photos from social media have surfaced showing an off-duty officer and passengers wrestling with a deranged woman who was threatening passengers with a knif...

Police use fire extinguisher to overpower woman with knife on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A woman brandishing a knife on a Taipei Mass Rapid Transit train was overpowered by police using fire extinguishers at Longshan Station, reports said Wednesday evening. ...

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...

Canadian tourist arrested third time for sexual assault in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Canadian tourist who has previously been arrested for sexually harassing two women, stalking a female TV news anchor and has relentlessly badgered Taiwan News, was ...

Airport MRT ticket prices to be lowered in greater Taipei in Oct.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tickets for all rides on the Airport MRT connecting Taipei, New Taipei and Taoyuan are to be reduced by NT$10 (US$0.32) by October as the part of the first phase of t...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - July 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Top news this week includes Typhoon season is to move into higher gear; Typhoon holiday timing causes havoc on Taipei MRT; Son of Malaysian ex-leader spotted dining with a...

Taipei MRT awards contract to French company Alstom for Line 7 trains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei Metro company has awarded a joint contract to a French company and a local Taiwanese company to construct the future Metro Line 7, reports Smart Rail World. ...

Photo of the Day: Mass exodus in Taipei before Typhoon Maria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This photo was taken in Taipei's Nanjing Fuxing MRT Station yesterday after 4 p.m., when the city government announced offices and schools were to be closed as Typhoon Mari...

Typhoon holiday timing causes havoc on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The start of the typhoon holiday in Taipei City at 4 p.m. Tuesday led to massive traffic chaos in the Taiwanese capital, with enormous crowds pouring into Mass Rapid Train...

Cabinet official resigns over leg photo incident

Taipei, July 8 (CNA) A senior Cabinet official resigned from his post Sunday after he was found allegedly taking photos of a woman's legs with his mobile phone at a Taipei MRT station a day earlie...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - July 07

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Top news this week includes Rat causes stampede on Taipei MRT during rush hour, Taiwan's 'Evil Landlady' sentenced to 8 years and 2 months, MECO laments P...