Taoyuan mayor bolsters Taiwan airport businesses against Wuhan virus fallout

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsang (鄭文燦) made a plea for special consideration of airport businesses as the legislature discusses a bail-out next week aimed to prop up industri...

Taipei MRT Circular Line officially opens on Jan. 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first section of Taipei's much-anticipated new Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Circular Line, or Yellow Line (code Y), is going to begin official operations on Jan. 31. ...

Map of new Taipei MRT Circular Line now up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC) on Monday (Jan. 20) uploaded the official new map for Taipei's mass rapid transit (MRT) which now includes the Circular Line, or ...

Section 1 of MRT Circular Line likely to open by month-end: Mayor Hou

New Taipei Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) said Sunday his government is hoping that the first section of the Circular Line in Taipei's mass rapid transit (MRT) system will officially begin operations befor...

Taiwan Taoyuan airport observation deck to close for 3 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The recently opened observation deck at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport will close for three days from Christmas due to safety considerations, reports said Friday (De...

New Taiwan Taoyuan airport control tower unveiled

The new control tower that opened at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Monday will help boost the airport's flight handling capacity while also serving as a new landmark, Transportation Mini...

Alleged Chinese spymaster, wife nabbed at Taiwan Taoyuan airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two executives of a Hong Kong company alleged to be spies, including a suspected spymaster who a Chinese defector on Saturday (Nov. 23) said had recruited him, were arrest...

New Taiwan Taoyuan airport control tower inspired by Queen's Head rock

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) air traffic control tower, which is slated to begin operations in December, was inspired by Queen's Head rock in nor...

Canadian man caught smuggling NT$100 million worth of weed into Taiwan's Taoyuan Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Canadian man was arrested late last month while trying to smuggle in excess of NT$100 million (US$3.2 million) worth of marijuana through Taiwan Taoyuan International Ai...

Taiwan’s Taoyuan top of the pops

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Taoyuan Street Party's four concerts will take place on Sat. (Nov. 9) and Nov. 30 to promote the new open-air pop music theater at the Taoyuan Airport MRT'...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan Pride Parade signs in Taoyuan Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A British freelance journalist took this photograph of signs at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport promoting the 2019 Taiwan Pride Parade on Wednesday (Oct. 23). ...

Mini-flood at Taiwan Taoyuan Airport's Food Street

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The floor of the B2 Food Street in Taoyuan International Airport’s Terminal 2 was momentarily inundated with water at around 6:00 a.m. on Saturday (Oct. 19). The ...

Construction on Taiwan Taoyuan Airport Terminal 3 to begin in May 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the decision to ax the previous design proposed for Terminal 3 of the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, it was announced on Friday (Oct. 18) that the airport...

Taiwan to drop Taoyuan Airport Terminal 3 design due to lack of bidders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Transportation will drop plans for an artistic ceiling at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport’s Terminal 3 because the design is too expensive and h...

NT$4,500 in coupons with purchase of Taipei Metro Travel Pass, Joint Ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Getting hold of the Travel Pass or Joint Ticket is a convenient way for people to explore Taipei by MRT while saving money, and now there is an even more compelling reason...