Taipei hoping to add more Muslim-friendly certified hospitals

The Taipei City government is working with Taiwan Adventist Hospital (TAH) to expand the number of Muslim-friendly hospitals, as part of its ongoing policy to make Taipei a more Muslim-friendly city, ...

Taipei metro records 10 billionth passenger

The Taipei metro system reached a major milestone Sunday when it logged its 10 billionth passenger, according to its operator Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC). The passenger, who entered the metro...

Taipei Metro rolls out senior-only hot deals April-June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Metro is introducing a three-month long program to encourage MRT travel among seniors from across Taiwan. For every 30 rides taken on the Taipei Metro between Ap...

Taipei Metro to give 10 billionth traveler year of free rides, laptop

In anticipation of reaching its 10 billionth traveler milestone, the Taipei Metro is to give the lucky passenger a year of free rides and a laptop computer worth more than NT$30,000 (US$972), accordin...

Crazed man brandishes knife in Taipei TRA train station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Passengers waiting for a Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) at a station in Taipei this morning were frightened by a disturbed man who suddenly pulled out a knife and started...

Taipei MRT free Wi-Fi contractor suspected of Communist China ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A subcontractor which has won the bid to provide Free Wi-Fi being on Taiwan's mass transit railways may be funded by Communist China, announced the Investment Commission, M...

Taipei Metro to welcome its 10 billionth passenger with special prize giveaway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Metro is soon to welcome its 10 billionth passenger, and Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation is launching a series of events and activities in celebration. Starting...

New measles case confirmed in Greater Taipei: CDC

Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) confirmed on Wednesday a new imported measles case and alerted people in the Greater Taipei area to beware of possible exposure as the patient used the T...

Taipei MRT, Gondola, Children's Amusement Park, Ice Land opening hours during LNY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the nine-day Lunar New Year Holiday will start from Saturday, Feb. 2 through Sunday, Feb. 10, Taipei City Government announced on Jan. 25 adjusted practices of the MRT,...

New York resident hails Taipei Metro as first-rate mass transit system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A New York resident recently shared her experience riding the Taipei Metro, describing the service as “one of the best mass transit systems in the world.” M...

Taipei Metro issues Year of the Pig one-day passes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the Lunar New Year less than two weeks away, Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) has issued a pair of commemorative tickets for the Year of the Pig of the Chinese...

New Taipei's Danhai light rail to charge fares starting February

The Danhai Light Rail Transit system in New Taipei City, the first of its kind in northern Taiwan, will start charging fares to commuters beginning Feb. 1, initially at a discount rate, New Taipei Met...

New Taipei's Danhai Light Rail malfunctions on first day of operation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the first day of free test rides for the public on Dec. 24, New Taipei’s Danhai Light Rail experienced a malfunction that left the train, and passengers, stalled ...

Taipei MRT passengers warned of measles after infected baby rides Brown Line

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei City Government Department of Health yesterday (Dec. 23) warned passengers to watch for symptoms of measles after a baby infected with the disease had ridden the Tai...

New Taipei's Danhai Light Rail free of charge for one month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Riding the Green Mountain Line of the Danhai Light Rail will be free of charge for at least one month, starting at 6:30 a.m. on Dec. 24, according to a news release recent...