Taipei to ban smoking at areas around MRT Ximen Station from July 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Smoking will not be allowed at areas surrounding a Taipei Metro station in the boisterous western district of Ximenting starting July 1, and violators will face a fine of ...

Capturing ‘two sides of the coin’ of Freddy Lim’s life in the new film ‘Metal Politics Taiwan’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "Metal Politics Taiwan" depicts "two sides of the coin" referring to Freddy Lim, a metal rock star and a politician, both modern and traditional. ...

Upcoming events in Taipei for May 25-31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the sun beaming and the temperature rising, this is the perfect weekend to get out and have fun. This weekend in Taipei, there will be plenty of music events, pool pa...

Taiwan premiers 'Here To Be Heard: The Story of The Slits’ at Urban Nomad Film Fest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Urban Nomad Film Fest began Thursday with the Taiwan premier screening of"Here To Be Heard: The Story of The Slits." Jennifer Shagawat, the executive pro...

Taiwan’s Urban Nomad Film Fest to feature 49 new films

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Urban Nomad Film Fest will feature 49 films, 37 Taiwanese premieres and 26 screenings as well as a short film competition, panel discussions, interactive films, a...

La famille des coqs au Festival des Lanternes de Taipei 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Une grande différence des années passés, le Festival des Lanternes de Taipei 2017 sera répandu sur un grand espace pour donner à la capitale d...

Police only retrieve 60% of last batch of stolen money from ATMs

Police may have thought they had recovered all of the money in a recent ATM heist after discovering a bag containing a large amount of money in Neihu on Wednesday, but the sum in the bag came up about...

Ximending faces risk of losing local features

Taipei, Feb. 12 (CNA) Ximending, a popular shopping district for young people in western Taipei, is gradually losing its local color as some of its best-known businesses are being driven out by soarin...

Bollywood stars nostalgic about Taiwan

A group of stars in Bollywood said Wednesday that they missed the beauty of Taiwan and the hospitality that they experienced during a photoshoot on the island in November. Miss India 2011 Suk...

CO poisoning case puts unlicensed rentals back in spotlight

Even before a Singaporean family staying in an unlicensed short-term rental in Taipei suffered from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning Friday, the Consumers' Foundation urged the government to add...

Singaporean tourists in good condition after suspected CO poisoning

Four Singaporean tourists were in good condition after they were taken to the hospital for suspected carbon monoxide poisoning at a rented studio apartment in downtown Taipei on Friday, police said...

Bollywood stars fall in love with Taiwan food, fruits

Bollywood stars shooting a promotional calendar in Taiwan at the invitation of the Tourism Bureau were impressed by the country's cleanness and hospitality and love the food and fresh fruits, one o...