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Temperatures in northern Taiwan to drop by 10 degrees on Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said on Sunday (Feb. 28) that temperatures in Taiwan will range from highs of 28 to 31 degrees Celsius across the country on Monday (March 1)...

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...

TV show with episodes set in Taiwan becomes hit on HBO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — HBO Asia's TV drama "Adventure of the Ring," which features love stories set in Taiwan, reached HBO’s top 10 in January. Data from Flixpatrol shows ...

Taiwanese police nab man who threatened New Year's Eve bloodshed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese police have arrested a man who posted on the country's largest internet forum that a string of organized massacres would take place at various New Year's...

Taipei 101 New Year's Eve fireworks set hopeful tone for 2021 (Video)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Though New Year's Eve events in many cities across the world were canceled or went virtual in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Taipei 101's annual fireworks show we...

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 ...

HBO Asia's new show features love stories set in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – HBO Asia's latest TV show, "Adventure of the Ring," which features stories set in Taiwan, will be released on Dec. 13. The series is directed by Kitamura ...

Maokong Gondola to arrange special viewing for Taipei 101 fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If you would like to watch the Taipei 101 fireworks display while taking the Maokong Gondola, you may be in luck. The Maokong Gondola will designate 14 cars as special ...

New Tamsui light rail line to Fisherman's Wharf starts service

Taipei, Nov. 15 (CNA) A new section of the Danhai Light Rail Transit system in New Taipei, which extends the service along a route to Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf, started operations Sunday with a ser...

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...

New Taipei to offer 1 month of free rides along new light rail line

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first phase of New Taipei City's Blue Sea Line, which is a part of the Danhai Light Rail, is expected to open this month and will offer free rides for a month when...

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 ...

Taipei may scrap New Year bash over COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei will cancel its 2021 New Year’s Eve party if 15 or more coronavirus cases are reported there by the end of November, according to the city’s tourism age...