22 foreign female tourists arrested for prostitution in Taipei over 2 weeks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 22 foreign female tourists have been arrested for allegedly engaging in prostitution in Taipei, since a new series of raids began on April 12, reported CNA. As th...

Taiwanese lawyer with Chinese ID vows to sue Taiwan after rights revoked

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After having his household registration and rights revoked for receiving a Chinese ID, Taiwanese legal expert, Shao Tzuping (邵子平) said that he is planning to sue Taiwan for thi...

Landmark restaurant in Taipei's East District closes due to skyrocketing rent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Popular Cantonese restaurant in Taipei’s East District, The Sweet Dynasty, has closed its doors. The restaurant, which first opened nearly 16 years ago, is one of...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, March 29 - April 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The warmer weather and recent sunny skies make for the perfect opportunity for outdoor adventures in and around Taipei, and as such, the Taipei City Government has listed ...

Photo of the Day: Purrfect Taiwanese political party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Just as the political rhetoric starts to heat up, and the candidates jostle for position for Taiwan's 2020 presidential race, photos surfaced on social media last week of a...

Newborn was alive before being dumped into Taipei trashcan by Singaporean couple

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Authorities announced on Monday (March 25) that a newborn baby girl was likely still alive before being dumped into a kitchen waste trashcan by a Singaporean couple last month....

2019 Taipei Cycle opens March 27, expanding to Nangang Exhib. Center, Hall 2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Taipei Cycle showcase, with 1,139 exhibitors, will open at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center on March 27 and run through March 30. In addition to Nangang Exhibi...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, March 22-31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Heading into the final week of March, the weather is warming up, and there are plenty of activities happening around Taipei. Here are a few suggestions for people looking ...

DNA links Singaporean couple to dead newborn dumped in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Authorities today announced that DNA collected from blood stains in the hotel room where a Singaporean couple was staying does match that of a newborn baby dumped in a kitchen ...

Taipei police search for man who discarded body of newborn in garbage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police in Taipei are on the lookout for a suspect in the possible murder, and abandonment of a newborn baby girl. On the morning of Feb. 26 around 8:00 a.m., a truck be...

22 unaccounted for Vietnamese workers, tourists nabbed in Taipei slaughterhouse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Last night (Feb. 26), 22 unaccounted for Vietnamese migrant workers and tourists were arrested at a poultry slaughterhouse in Taipei, according to the National Immigration Agen...

Taiwan’s Monga Fried Chicken to open first UK store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Popular Taiwanese restaurant chain Monga Fried Chicken (艋舺雞排) is set to open its first European branch in London on January 27. The new branch is located at 12 Macclesf...

Taipei Jewish Center responds to controversy over Nazi flags in betel nut shop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to the controversy over photos posted of Nazi flags hung in a betel nut shop in Taipei City, The Chabad Taipei Jewish Center today issued a statement calling for th...

American man draws flak over photo of Nazi flags in Taipei betel nut shop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After an American photographer expressed his outrage on Instagram on Sunday (Jan. 6) over Nazi flags posted in betel nut shop in Taipei, he faced such a backlash from Taiwanese...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, December 21 - 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The holiday season is here, and there are plenty of festive activities available over the next week for those in the Taipei area. Here are some upcoming events for Dec. 21...