Taiwan pangolins to join Czech Republic zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei City government has presented several Taiwanese pangolins to the Prague Zoological Garden to celebrate the friendship between the two cities. A formal sister...

Passport to happiness at three Taipei edutainment centers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Year of the Rat Joint Passport to Taipei Children’s Amusement Park (TCAP), National Taiwan Science Education Center (NTSEC), and Taipei Astronomical Museum (TAM)...

Shuttle bus services announced for 2020 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The organizer of the 2020 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival, New Taipei City's Tourism and Travel Department (TTD), on Monday (Jan. 13) announced shuttle bus services and tr...

Prague signs sister city agreement with Taipei after dumping Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prague formally signed a sister city agreement with Taipei in the Czech capital on Monday (Jan. 13), three months after scrapping a similar deal with Beijing over its &quo...

Taipei Zoo: Hognose snakes can conquer your fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Short, fat hognose snakes are cute and play dead by turning belly-up when they feel threatened, according to a Taipei Zoo press release on Tuesday (Dec. 31). The zoo ad...

Taipei-Prague sister city agreement to be signed in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prague and Taipei will likely sign a sister city agreement by January of next year, announced Mayor Zdenek Hrib on Monday (Dec. 2). According to a document approved by ...

First Slovakian children's picture book published in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – "Medvedica Ingrid" (母熊英卡) is the first Slovakian children's picture book to be published in Taiwan, said Taipei City Government on Saturday (Nov. 30). The...

Filipino OFW shoots video showing 63 scenic sites in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino migrant worker vlogger has created a video documenting his travels to 63 scenic spots across Taiwan over the course of a year. Marc Peter Uy, 25, hails from ...

Top 10 Halloween parties in Taiwan for 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As All Hallows' Eve creeps up, Taiwan News has created a list of the top 10 Halloween parties at restaurants, bars, and amusement parks across Taiwan for goblins and g...

Experience Halloween spirit at Taipei Zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As October comes to a close, Taipei Zoo has launched its annual Zoolloween celebration with a special exhibition focusing on conservation themes, with the highly anticipat...

Taipei’s Maokong Gondola offers riders free movies until Nov. 10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei’s Maokong Gondola always goes to great lengths to bring new experience to its riders, and this time it is offering its riders free films while riding the gondola, ...

Taipei Maokong Gondola offers week-long Moon Festival night discounts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei Maokong Gondola will offer Mid-Autumn Festival discounts from now to Sept. 15 except Sept. 9, when the system will be closed for regular maintenance, Taipei Rapid Transi...

Upcoming events in Taipei: August 16-30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Apart from the many exhibitions, festivals, and performances introduced last week (most are still ongoing), there is also an array of one-day events coming up in the secon...

Taipei Zoo elephant gets following with slick flick of a hat

Taipei, Aug. 6 (CNA) An elephant at Taipei Zoo pleasantly surprised zoo visitors last week by tossing back a hat that flew into its enclosure, but the zoo said Tuesday that the spectators were lucky b...

‘Frog Daddy’s’ breeding program at Taipei Zoo a success

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Conservationist Yang Jhih-ping (楊志平), nicknamed "Frog Daddy," has succeeded in preserving the poison dart frog at Taipei Zoo. Taipei Zoo imported three types ...