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Taipei, (CNA) The Taiwan government has withdrawn its decision to award the construction contract for the "Taipei Twin Towers" project to a Hong Kong-based consortium and a Malaysian propert...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

Taipei City and Tzu Chi team up to offer free health checkup for foreign working moms on Sunday afternoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--With Mother’s Day just a couple of weeks away, Taipei City Government’s Foreign and Disabled Labor Office (FDLO) has teamed up with Taipei City Hospital and Tzu Chi I...

Floor map installed at Taipei Main Station to help navigation, what do you think?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--From April 14 (Saturday) on, visitors at Taipei Main Station will see printed station maps on the floors of several locations, as well as at the neighboring underground malls, ac...

Migrant workers in Taiwan plan flash mob dance to demand better rights

Taipei, March 10 (CNA) Migrant worker rights groups in Taiwan are set to hold a flash mob dance at Taipei Main Station on Sunday to call for better rights for foreign migrant workers, especially femal...