Deadly Taipei fire reveals miserable conditions in unregistered 'nursing home'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fire that broke out at a private, unregistered "nursing home" in Taipei’s Neihu District on Tuesday (Sept. 22) left three dead and revealed the deplorabl...

Non-designated hotels found accepting 697 quarantined guests in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Deputy Mayor Vivian Huang (黃珊珊) said Monday (Aug. 17) that 38 non-designated hotels in the city have accepted guests who are under the 14-day quarantine requirement...

New Taipei to fine vendors, shoppers for not wearing masks at markets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Even though New Taipei City and Taipei both require vendors and shoppers at public markets to wear masks, the two city governments are not on the same page when it comes t...

Greater Taipei students, teachers barred from overseas travel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After nearly a dozen new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported over the weekend, both Taipei and New Taipei City on Monday (March 16) announced that all K-12...

Taipei fines man NT$1 million for shirking quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man on Tuesday (March 10) became the first person in Taipei to be slapped with an NT$1 million (US$33,000) fine for violating quarantine regulations Taipei ...

Taipei MRT to turn away passengers with fevers at 16 stations by end of March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Deputy Mayor Vivian Huang (黃珊珊) said on Monday (March 9) that 16 stations will include thermographic cameras (thermal imaging cameras) to screen out passengers who ...

District health centers in Taipei will begin to sell surgical masks on Feb 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All district health centers in Taipei City except Wenshan and Beitou will begin to sell surgical masks under the name-based system on Friday (Feb. 21), Taipei Deputy Mayor...

Photo of the Day: Stopping to smell the hydrangeas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A photo of a woman posing in the patch of hydrangeas in Yangmingshan National Park has received over a million likes on Instagram. In the image, Instagram user Vivian Huang ...

Tsai gears up for 30-day election countdown

Democratic Progressive Party presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen headed to Hsinchu Wednesday morning along with members of the party’s central standing committee on a campaign effort to rally for DPP ...

Tsai: working with allies to turn Taipei around

In response to disapproval voiced by some comrades over the Democratic Progressive Party’s decision to support designated non-DPP candidates in Taipei in the upcoming legislative election, DPP preside...

Tsai calls for Ko to help legislative campaign

Democratic Progressive Party presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday called for Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je to help the “Capital Reform Front,” which constitutes 2 DPP legislative candidates, 3 sm...