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American WWII phosphorous bomb bursts into flames in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An unexploded American-made phosphorous bomb from WWII suddenly ignited on Tuesday afternoon (July 16) in a residential backyard New Taipei City. At 5 p.m. on Tuesday aftern...

Taiwan-Japan indigenous handicraft show kicks off in New Taipei

The third annual Taiwan-Japan indigenous handicraft exhibition kicked off March 21 in New Taipei City, underscoring government efforts to strengthen cultural exchanges between local tribes and oversea...

Dead female Tamkang University student found next to drunk teen in Taipei park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The body of a female Tamkang University student was found lying facedown in a ditch in a riverside park in Taipei's Shilin District this morning, and a drunk 16-year-old bo...

Man dresses up as woman to sneak photos inside female dorm in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man was caught on Friday (March 8) dressed as a woman and sneaking photos inside the bathroom of a female student dormitory in New Taipei City, reported UDN. Late Friday e...

Vietnamese spa owner threatens cops with knife after Indonesian masseuse arrested

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Vietnamese owner of a spa in New Taipei City yesterday (March 5) angrily threatened police officers with a knife after she found out that her Indonesian employee was being ...

Taiwan's Tamsui light rail line to open to public on Christmas Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The newly completed Danhai Light Rail Transit (LRT) line in New Taipei City's Tamsui District will open to the general public on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24). The new 7.3 kil...

9 YouBike stations to be in operation along new Danhai Light Rail line in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In conjunction with the opening of the 7.3km Green Mountain Line of the Danhai Light Rail transit system in Tamsui District, New Taipei City on Dec. 23, nine YouBike stati...

Northern Taiwan could see low of 13 degrees tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New Taipei's Tamsui District registered a low of 14.2 degrees Celsius this morning, the lowest of this winter so far, and the mercury could dip down to 13 degrees tonight, ...

Trial operation of Danhai Light Rail in New Taipei could begin at end of year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Trial operation of the first light rail line in New Taipei City’s Tamsui District could begin as early as the end of this year, according to a news release posted by...

Mercury falls to 15.1 degrees Celsius in Tamsui

Taipei, Oct. 28 (CNA) The temperature dropped to 15.1 degrees Celsius in Tamsui District in New Taipei, northern Taiwan, early Sunday morning, the lowest ground level temperature in Taiwan since the b...

Tamsui hits record low temperature for this fall in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As cool fall weather begins to be felt in Taiwan, New Taipei City's Tamsui District recorded at low temperature of 18.8 degrees Celsius this morning, a new low for the coun...

Lucky Taiwan receipt lottery winner buys newspaper for NT$10, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A lucky convenience store customer who bought a newspaper for NT$10 (US$0.32) was one of 11 winners of the NT$10 million special prize in the July-August draw of the Taiwan uni...

Photo of the Day: Respite from rains in Tamsui, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American tourist took this photo of a serene scene at dusk in New Taipei City's Tamsui District after the torrential rains and floodingseen in northern Taiwan over the w...

Summer heat kills over 120,000 fish in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Recent hot weather in northern Taiwan has led to the unexpected deaths of over 120,000 fish in the Tamsui River at Tamsui District, New Taipei City, the Water Resources De...

3D zebra crossings sprouting up across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New Taipei's Tamsui District, joins Taipei City, Taoyuan and Tainan as the latest urban area in Taiwan to start painting 3D crosswalks in an effort to improve safety for pe...