Level 1 flood warning issued for N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a weather front lashes large swaths of Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issed a level 1 flood warning for Taipei City and New Taipei City, while it has issued a ...

Taiwan's sea levels rising faster than global average

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's sea levels are rising at a higher rate than the rest of the world due to global warming, and the country may only have 12 years to move its capital inland to avoid...

Taiwan Taoyuan Airport MRT launches ticketing app, 34% fare discount during 1st week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taoyuan Metro said in a press release on Nov. 30 that Taoyuan Airport MRT mobile ticket app would be available for download from Dec. 1, and passengers using mobile ticket...

American cartographer creates own map of Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American cartographer has created his own, more geographically accurate map of the Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) network. The designer, Jacob Berman, 32, is an attorne...

AirAsia, Cathay Dragon to allow check-in at Taipei Main Station MRT from October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – AirAsia and Cathay Dragon will allow customers to check-in and drop off their luggage at Taipei Main Station from October, Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport confirmed o...

Video by American grad student covers all the 'Things to do in Taipei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American master's student currently living in Taipei has created a humorous video introducing many of the major sights and sounds of Taiwan's capital city. Andrew...

Taoyuan Airport Access MRT artistic makeover unveiled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tourism Bureau unveiled the new look of the Taoyuan Metro Airport Access MRT today, June 17. The Bureau invited Taiwanese indigenous artist, Yo Si-fu (優席夫), to des...

Taipei Rapid Transit Corp rolls out travel passes with coupons for dining, attractions, shopping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Partnering with Niusnews, Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) will on June 1 roll out new Taipei Metro passes that are loaded with coupons offering discounts at designated fa...

Operator aims to launch Taoyuan Airport MRT service by year-end

Taipei, Oct. 11 (CNA) The chairman of Taoyuan Metro Corp., which operates the mass rapid transit system that will link Taipei and Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, said Tuesday that his comp...

Osaka train decked out to celebrate anniversary of Taiwan's airport MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A train from Osaka, Japan's Nankai Line has been painted to celebrate the one year anniversary of Taiwan's Taoyuan Airport MRT and promote Japanese tourism to the count...

Taoyuan Airport MRT to expand operations

Taipei, Feb. 27 (CNA) Taoyuan Metro Corporation (TMC) announced Tuesday that from March, Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TTIA) trains will run for longer to better meet the needs of an increasin...

Top 10 most popular Taiwan News articles in 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the year 2017 comes to a close, it is time to look back at the most popular articles on Taiwan News in terms of web traffic this year. In 2017, readers of Taiwan News we...

Creepy Santa sighted on Taipei subway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens have been spooked by photos of a creepy Santa Claus mannequin seeming to ride the hauntingly empty Taoyuan Airport MRT solo, straight out a scene from the sp...

Airport MRT passes 10 million passengers mark

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taoyuan Airport Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) awarded its ten millionth passenger Friday with a prize of NT$50,000 worth of gift vouchers. Taoyuan Airport MRT has welcomed 1...

Airport MRT ridership to reach 10 million milestone in August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The airport mass rapid transit (MRT) line between Taipei and Taoyuan International Airport is anticipated to reach the 10 million rider mark by end of this month, said Taoyuan ...