Photo of the Day: 'Castle in the Sky' over Taipei's Ximen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese-American captured this stunning photo of the sky over Taipei's Ximending area after the tail of Typhoon Maysak left Taiwan and began pummeling South Korea ...

Top 10 favorite scenic tourist spots in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The results of a survey of foreign visitors recently released by the Tourism Bureau of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) has revealed the 10 most-vi...

Close-up of Taiwanese graffiti artist Fu Hsing-han

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At the end of Taipei's Wuchang Street, which is known for its concentration of movie theaters, alert visitors will quickly become aware that they have roamed into anot...

Award-winning ‘iWeirDO’ a sign of the times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — First-time director Liao Ming-yi (廖明毅) did not foresee the global outbreak of COVID-19 when he first conceived the plot for his debut film, "iWeirDO," but the fa...

Taipei fun tours launched

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Office of Commerce launched three fun tours in the nation's capital on Thursday (July 9). Taipei City Office of Commerce said the shopping and culture t...

Taipei denies rumors Anthony Wong demanded exorbitant fee for promotional shoot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City's Department of Information and Tourism (DOIT) has denied rumors that award-winning actor Anthony Wong (黃秋生) seized upon the city's invitation to shoot...

Disinfections conducted at major tourist hot spots

The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) on Sunday (April 5) said it conducted disinfection operations at most of the country's major tourist spots earlier in the day and will do so at th...

Taipei publishes names of 3 who escaped coronavirus isolation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Just one day after three people were nabbed in Taipei City’s bustling Ximending area, three other people who were supposed to spend two weeks in isolation following ...

Taiwan tracks down 3 visitors from Hong Kong who escaped coronavirus isolation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three people arriving from Hong Kong who should have been in isolation due to Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention measures were found in the bustling Taipei neighborho...

Taipei, New Taipei, and Keelung cleared of coronavirus risks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As more passengers on the Diamond Princess international cruise liner are diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CE...

Diamond Princess day-trip locations in Taiwan no longer dangerous

Locations in northern Taiwan that were visited last month by passengers aboard the now-quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship due to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak are now considered saf...

Taiwan's MOE urges student dancers to wear masks when practicing underground

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Taiwanese government ramps up its defensive measures against the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) after the country's 17th confirmed case on Saturday (Feb. 8), the...

Passengers of coronavirus-stricken cruise ship visited Taipei 101, other tourist spots: CDC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of coronavirus cases on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan continues to climb, Taiwanese authorities have pinpointed more than 30 spots visited...

2020 Taipei Lantern Festival to light up twin venues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year's Taipei Lantern Festival, set for Feb. 8-16, will be held at two venues, with one on the western, historic side of the city, and another at the far eastern ...

Causeway Bay Books to be reopened in Taipei after holiday

The Hong Kong bookstore that sold books critical of Chinese leaders and fell victim to Beijing's persecution, is expected to reopen in Taipei after the Lunar New Year holiday, its founder Lam Wing...