Canadian tourist arrested third time for sexual assault in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Canadian tourist who has previously been arrested for sexually harassing two women, stalking a female TV news anchor and has relentlessly badgered Taiwan News, was arrested f...

Majority of Taipei residents happy with the city's traffic

Taipei, March 24 (CNA) A majority of Taipei residents have expressed their satisfaction with the traffic conditions in the city in a recent poll. The 2018 Public Poll, conducted by the city governm...

Joint Taipei, New Taipei bus/metro monthly pass to be issued

Taipei, Oct. 29 -- Before April next year, a joint monthly pass will be introduced for unlimited rides of metro trains and buses in Taipei and New Taipei cities, said a Taipei City official. The pa...

Taipei North Gate Square launched after renovation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The North Gate Square opened officially on Thursday in Taipei City after the renewal project started one and a half years ago. Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) attende...

Rude Taipei bus rider caught on video refusing to pay fare

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- A bus driver posted a video yesterday on the Facebook group Breaking News Commune (爆料公社) of an unruly, unrepentant passenger who refused to pay the NT$75 fare (US$2.4) after ar...

On the whisky trail with Kavalan in Yilan

Taipei (Taiwan News) — As many head into Yilan, less than two hours away from Taipei by bus, they seek out the coast and hot springs in nearby towns. Just outside the city of about 100,000 in Yu...

Deux lignes de bus pour les chiens domestiques dans un essai en 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Un essai sera tenu du 1er janvier 2017 au 28 février sur deux lignes de bus, le «604» de Taipei Bus et «Est 0» du Transport Métropolitain s...

Over 1 million homes lose power, 38 injured as Megi slashes Taiwan

Taipei, Sept. 27 (CNA) More than 1 million homes were without power as of early Tuesday afternoon as Typhoon Megi continued to batter most of Taiwan with strong gusts and heavy rain. The nu...

220 drivers ticketed for playing Pokemon Go behind the wheel

The mobile game Pokemon Go, made available to Taiwanese players on August 6, has, unsurprisingly, created a phenomenon on the island. Many players immediately took to the streets to capture Pokemon mo...

U.S. professor killed in Taipei bus accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – University of California Santa Cruz psychology professor Bruce Bridgeman died on July 10 after being hit by a bus while crossing a Taipei street, reports said Friday. The acad...

Taipei bus fare hike postponed until July

Responding to recent media reports on possible adjustments to the fare of city buses, Taipei Public Transportation Office Director Chen Jung-ming assured Wednesday that there will not be a hike in the...

Taipei bus fare hike postponed until March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The NT$1 hike to NT$16 (US$0.48) for bus fares in the Greater Taipei area will be postponed until March 2016, reports said Tuesday. When plans for the first raise in 18 years ...