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Taipei sees largest population drop since 1993

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei has experienced the sharpest decline in its population since 1993, according to recent statistics released by the Ministry of the Interior (MOI). The MOI figures...

Slain Malaysian student's parents leave Taiwan with her ashes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The parents of a Malaysian student who was raped and murdered near her college campus in southern Taiwan departed from the country on Wednesday (Nov. 4) carrying the ashes...

Taipei deputy mayor: Smart city innovations will make post-pandemic life easier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As cities around the world strive to return to normal amid the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, the Taiwanese capital has held a 10,000-person concert in addition to several...

Crowded Taipei Main Station lobby floor triggers controversy again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The sight of a crowded Taipei Main Station lobby has again raised eyebrows and revived the debate over whether to allow people to sit on the sprawling checkered floor of t...

Scoot to resume Taoyuan-Tokyo flights in September

Budget airline Scoot announced on Friday it will resume flights between Taiwan's Taoyuan and Japan's Tokyo Narita airports starting Sept. 9 as it gradually resumes its schedule of services aft...

StarLux launches air travel tour to Taiwan's Dongsha Islands

Taipei-based StarLux Airlines Co. on Friday launched a "pretend tour abroad" to the Taiwan-controlled Dongsha Islands (東沙群島, Pratas Islands) in the northern part of the South China Sea. T...

NT$24 billion media town in Taipei's Linkou officially launched

The New Taipei government officially launched an investment project on Friday (July 24) in which three private business groups will invest NT$24 billion (US$814.6 million) in a media town in Linkou. ...

Future lies in true cooperation: South African Rep.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Through international collaboration and a belief in forging bonds with partners, South Africa is ready to rebound from a period of political turbulence and economic downtu...

Taoyuan Metro offers half-price tickets to boost tourism in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan Metro Corporation (TMC) announced on Tuesday (June 16) that half-price one-day tickets will be available from July 1 to Sept. 20 in order to encourage the public t...

Repairs on Taoyuan airport's north runway to be completed soon

The renovations being carried on the north runway at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport will be completed by the end of August, the airport management said Thursday, but it did not give a date for t...

Hongkongers top real estate buyers in Taiwan amid Beijing crackdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hongkongers were the largest group of foreigners purchasing land and buildings in Taiwan last year as many seek to immigrate to the country amid Beijing's violent crac...

Taiwan's Taoyuan Airport 2nd best in world for immigration service: Skytrax

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Taoyuan International Airport was voted in the 2019/2020 World Airport Survey as having the world's second best airport immigration service, coming in nar...

Taipei Main Station could permanently ban sitting on lobby floor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After banning people from sitting on the Taipei Main Station lobby floor in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) said Monda...

36 Taiwan nationals return home from Maldives via Kuala Lumpur

Taipei, May 16--Thirty-six Taiwanese nationals stranded in the Maldives by the COVID-19 pandemic returned home on Saturday evening on a regularly scheduled China Airlines (CAL) flight from Kuala Lumpu...

Polish LOT aircraft carrying medical supplies departs Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An LOT Polish Airlines plane made its maiden flight to Taiwan Wednesday night (April 22), arriving at Taoyuan International Airport, and returned to Poland Thursday evenin...