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Photo of the Day: Taipei 101 at end of rainbow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American radio host captured this photo of a rainbow landing on Taipei 101 on Wednesday (April 21). The photographer, Andrew Ryan, has lived in Taiwan for over 20 ye...

Heavy air pollution hammers northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Northern and western Taiwan were hit by a thick layer of smog today (Feb. 25), triggering a red alert at 13 weather stations and an orange alert at 26. Air quality toda...

Photo of the Day: Taipei rooftop view at night

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese photographer captured this study in neon lights during a summer evening in Taipei a little over a year ago. The photographer, Edward CH Lai (Instagram @atmo...

Photo of the Day: Taipei 101 at sunset

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese-American captured this serene sunset featuring Taipei 101 in the foreground on Sunday (Sept. 13). The photographer, a 29-year-old Twitch streamer, who goes ...

Top 10 favorite scenic tourist spots in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The results of a survey of foreign visitors recently released by the Tourism Bureau of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) has revealed the 10 most-vi...

Photo of the Day: 'Starry Taipei Night'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 28-year-old Taiwanese engineer painted this whimsical impressionistic scene of Taipei based on Vincent van Gogh's famous masterpiece. The artist, Jacky Wang, who ...

Facebook opens new HQ in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Social media behemoth Facebook officially opened its new Taiwan headquarters on the 35th floor of Nan Shan Plaza (南山廣場) in Taipei's Xinyi District (信義區) on Thursday (April ...

Google Maps launches 3D view of Taipei today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Google Maps today (Feb. 13) updated its product to show 3D views of Taipei City, as well as three other cities in Taiwan. Effective today, users of Google Maps can now acces...

Photo of the Day: View of Taipei 101 through trees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American teacher captured this photo of Taipei's skyline, including the iconic Taipei 101 tower, framed by trees in one of the city's lesser-known parks on Sunday (D...

Photo of the Day: Eerie Ghost Festival night in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American-Canadian marketing manager took this photo of eerily clear air over the Taipei skyline on Aug. 25, the night of Ghost Festival. The photographer, 29-year-old Ad...

Photo of the Day: Grabbing infinity stone from Taipei 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Monday, the eve of the arrival of Typhoon Maria, a Taiwanese American captured this fanciful photo of a himself seeming to pinch the sun next to Taipei 101 as it sets over t...

Photo of the Day: Calm before the storm in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A day before the periphery of Super Typhoon Maria was set to make landfall in Taiwan, an American IT manager captured this photo of the clear blue skies scene over Taipei yeste...

Photo of the Day: Taipei night skyline from Fudekeng

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American contributor to the New York Times, Chris Horton, captured this photo of Taipei's skyline at night from Fudekeng (福德坑) on May 29. Horton, who is based in Taip...

Photo of the Day: View from Taipei's Xiangshan at night

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American English teacher captured this photo a few years ago of a couple people huddled blow a lonely light as they gaze at Taipei's skyline from Xiangshan. Mike Quin...

Smoking ban on Taipei's Elephant Mountain starts May 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei City Government will invoke a smoking ban on Elephant Mountain starting May 1. This is the municipal government's first legal action taken towards elimi...