Friend of 32nd coronavirus case quarantined in Kaohsiung after showing symptoms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An acquaintance of Taiwan's 32nd case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was placed in a negative-pressure isolated ward in Kaohsiung on Wednesday (Feb. 26) after feeling...

Taipei announces traffic restrictions for New Year’s Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s fashionable eastern shopping district will once again host the annual Taipei 101 New Year’s Eve fireworks, as well as a concert with rock band Mayday....

Taipei Twin Towers to open in 2027

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The investment agreement for the Taipei Twin Towers project was signed Tuesday morning (Dec. 17) by Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) and Hsu Kun-tai (許崑泰), chairman of Ta...

Flash mob supports Hong Kong outside Taipei Railway Station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hundreds of people in black clothes and wearing masks suddenly appeared outside Taipei Railway Station Saturday (November 2) in support of the pro-democracy protests in Ho...

Taiwan supporters of Foxconn founder launch petition for presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Supporters of Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) were collecting endorsements Saturday (July 27) to help launch a presidential bid on the eve of the Kuomintang (KM...

Taiwan Independence activist halts hunger strike after 52 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After 52 days of a hunger strike in favor of Taiwan independence, former National Policy Adviser Huang Hua (黃華) agreed to halt his action and go to the hospital. Huang ...

Hunger striker for Taiwan Independence enters 52nd day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former National Policy Adviser Huang Hua’s (黃華) hunger strike in favor of Taiwan independence entered its 52nd day Tuesday (July 9). Huang, 80, originally only co...

HK-based consortium rejected for Taipei twin towers project

Taipei, (CNA) The Taiwan government has withdrawn its decision to award the construction contract for the "Taipei Twin Towers" project to a Hong Kong-based consortium and a Malaysian propert...

Taipei finally witnesses its ‘Manhattanhenge’ sunset

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After low clouds ended photographers’ hopes of witnessing a ‘Manhattanhenge’ sunset last Monday, April 29, the phenomenon finally appeared above the stre...

Taiwan Rail lunchboxes provide passenger with NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A passenger who spent NT$241 (US$7.8) to buy three lunchboxes at Taipei Railway Station earned NT$10 million (US$324,000) with the receipt lottery, reports said Saturday. Eve...

Taiwan Calla Lily Festival kicks off today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Calla Lily Festival at Yangmingshan National Park's Zhuzihu area kicks off today, offering not only spectacular vistas of calla lilies but also a farmer's ma...

Taiwan Calla Lily Festival kicks off tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Calla Lily Festival at Yangmingshan National Park's Zhuzihu area kicks off tomorrow (March 29), offering not only spectacular vistas of calla lilies but also a f...

Set a date for Taiwan’s Calla Lily Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The main attractions at the Calla Lily Festival this year will be beautiful landscapes and music concerts, according to Taipei’s Department of Economic Development (...

Taipei’s Nanxi District owes its tourist appeal to its fusion of old and new, artsy air

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Characterized by its fusion of fashion vibes and elements evoking nostalgic memories and humanistic traits, Taipei's Nanxi (南西) Commercial District is poised to become...

Treat mom to a double-decker bus ride in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Starting Mother’s Day (May 13) through May 31, individuals who purchase a ticket (either standard or reduced ticket) may board a Taipei Double-Decker Sightseeing Bus with h...