Nuit Blanche Taipei set to shine brightly this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nuit Blanche Taipei 2019 (白晝之夜) will feature art installations and take place in Dazhi and Neihu districts, with a series of launch events from Oct. 5-6. The fourth edi...

Taipei MRT, Gondola, Children's Amusement Park, Ice Land opening hours during LNY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the nine-day Lunar New Year Holiday will start from Saturday, Feb. 2 through Sunday, Feb. 10, Taipei City Government announced on Jan. 25 adjusted practices of the MRT,...

Taipei MRT passengers warned of measles after infected baby rides Brown Line

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei City Government Department of Health yesterday (Dec. 23) warned passengers to watch for symptoms of measles after a baby infected with the disease had ridden the Tai...

Public transportation adjustment measures for 2018 Taipei Marathon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Taipei City Government announced public transportation adjustments in Taipei City for Sunday, Dec. 9 to accommodate the 2018 Taipei Marathon taking place on the same day, t...

Taichung Metro Green Line in central Taiwan intensifies testing ahead of trial run at year-end

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taichung Transportation Bureau said that Taichung Metro’s Green Line, which will use driverless autonomous trains in the future, is undergoing intense testing in preparatio...

Taipei Metro to allow passengers to ride with their bicycles on weekdays on a trial basis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) will allow passengers to travel by Taipei Metro with their bicycles on weekdays during the off-peak period from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on a tri...

AIT releases teaser video of new Taipei office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), America's de facto embassy in the country, released a video yesterday (March 20) giving a sneak peak of its new complex, which will ...

Photo of the Day: Taipei's Fuxing North Road

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- American travel salesman Mark Rolison captured this photo in 2015 of Fuxing North Road and the Wenhu Line from the Nanjing Fuxing MRT station on the border of Taipei's Song...

Double Ten Day float theme park festivities including shows, performances and foods to open in Nangang, Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--On Double Ten Day, a float parade will take place in the vicinity of the presidential building in Taipei starting at noon following the national day ceremony and continue towards...

Recommended places of interest along Taipei Metro

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Riding on Taipei Metro is the best and most convenient way to explore Taipei and New Taipei City as many attractions and places of interest are located right beside or near Taipe...

Taipei Metro service resumes on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Metro announced on Sunday morning all rail sections are back to service after the suspension on elevated rail sections beginning at 11 p.m. Saturday night. All t...

2017 LNY public services schedule

Taipei (Taiwan News) – During the Lunar New Year (LNY) holidays, most of the shops are closed during some days of the period as well as public services, while some will be open but they may have...

Taipei Metro launches adjustments during Chinese New Year holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan NEws)--During the 2017 Chinese New Year period from January 27 through February 1, the Taipei Metro will run in holiday mode, according to Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC). Addit...

Additional MRT train services added during LNY

The Taipei MRT company said Tuesday that the MRT service will run according to weekend/holiday schedule during the 2017 Chinese New Year period from January 27 through February 1, while additional tra...

Typhoon Megi forces buses off Taipei streets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City shut down its bus service and sections of its Mass Rapid Transit system Tuesday as Typhoon Megi battered all of Taiwan with rain and wind. By 2 p.m. Tuesday, the e...