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Taiwan's HTC builds world's first holographic music platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — HTC’s virtual reality content brand Vive Originals announced the world’s first holographic music platform, Beatday, which is working with Taiwanese band Bisiug...

Taiwan's young talents set to shine at Art Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Talented young Taiwanese artists are a major focus of this year's edition of Art Taipei, one of Asia's most important art fairs, which is set to take place at Taip...

Last KFC in Taipei's Ximending closes its doors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — High rents and the impact of the pandemic have forced KFC to shut down its last storefront in Taipei's Ximending, marking the first time in four decades the fast-food ...

Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Carrefour Ximen close for disinfection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two of Taipei's most popular places closed for disinfection on Saturday (July 25) after visitors were diagnosed with having COVID-19. Located on Kweilin Street, Wan...

Taiwan's New CB Party Ximending closed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese karaoke giant New CB Party (星聚點) closed its branch in Ximending District on Wednesday (July 7). Established in 2009, the popular entertainment spot provides q...

Details of Irishman's death on Taipei street emerge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) provided some details on the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of an Irishman last weekend. At about 8 p.m. on June ...

Russian figure skating coach sings Taiwan’s praises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Russian figure skating coach chose to remain in Taiwan during the pandemic, despite the ease with which she could obtain a vaccine in her native country. In a YouTube...

Irishman dies on Taipei street, tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Irishman who suddenly collapsed and died on a street in Taipei City on Saturday night (June 26) has been diagnosed with COVID-19, while the five police officers who cam...

Barcelona concert to feature Taiwanese bands

TAIPEI (Taipei News) — Three Taiwanese bands will be featured at the Primavera Sound Barcelona 2021 concert on Wednesday (June 2). The Primavera Sound has been a major show in southern Europe...

Taipei shuts down police station in bustling area due to COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A police station in Taipei City’s once-bustling Ximending area will remain closed for three days because an officer was diagnosed with COVID-19, reports said Tuesday...

Photo of the Day: Taipei becomes ghost town as COVID cases spike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei, a city of over 2.6 million, became an abandoned "ghost city" by Sunday (May 16) after a massive surge in coronavirus cases was reported over the weekend....

Fearsome cosplayers from Taiwan, 'most dangerous place on Earth'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The featured image is one of a number of memes that Taiwanese and foreign residents of Taiwan posted in response to The Economist's headline for its latest edition. ...

Taiwan’s Far Eastern Group to rebuild landmark department store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Far Eastern Group has decided to tear down and rebuild its landmark department store near Taipei City’s Ximending shopping district, reports said Tuesday (April ...

Taiwanderful crafts decor from detritus in Taipei bar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taihu Brewing has unveiled art made from ocean waste at its bar in Taipei's Ximen area. To celebrate the upcoming Earth Day (April 22), Taiwanese craft beer brand T...

2 dead as gun violence erupts in 3 Taiwan cities Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A wave of gun violence broke out in Taiwan Sunday (March 7) as the result of gang activity and domestic disturbances, with at least three shootings and two deaths reported...