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Smell from electronics warehouse fire wafts over Greater Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fire that broke out at a warehouse storing electronic products in New Taipei on Tuesday (Feb. 20) could be smelled across Greater Taipei. Fire departments in Taipei a...

Beyonce announces concert film to premier in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American pop queen Beyonce on Tuesday (Dec. 19) said that Taiwan was among the countries where her film "Renaissance: A Film by Beyonce" would premiere. The s...

Canadian authors emergency guide to China attack for expats in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Canadian author has created a digital civil defense handbook for foreign residents in Taiwan that includes advice on contingency plans in the event of a Chinese invasion...

FamilyMart customer spends NT$15, hits NT$10 million Taiwan receipt lottery jackpot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A FamilyMart customer who spent NT$15 (NT$0.47) won the NT$10 million Special Prize in the latest edition of the Taiwan receipt lottery. On Saturday (Nov. 25), the Mini...

Bilingual Lai-Hsiao 'Made in Taiwan' meme goes viral

Taipei (Taiwan News) — Since the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) Lai Ching-te (賴清德) announced on Monday (Nov. 20) that former Taiwan representative to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) wou...

Rejoice at Eel Festival showcase of contemporary electronic music in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan, arguably, has not been at the center of much musically since it was at the heart of Mandopop in the 1970s and 80s. It is often bypassed by the biggest stars of mus...

'AI Modern Guru' immersive exhibition to open in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An immersive exhibition titled "AI Modern Guru" will debut on Friday (Sept. 29) at the new Eslite Spectrum branch at the Yulong City mall in New Taipei's Xin...

Video shows New Taipei driver survive being thrown from tumbling truck

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Tuesday (Sept. 19) showing a driver miraculously surviving being thrown from a truck in the midst of a rollover accident and only sustaining minor injuri...

Fire breaks out at Taiwan’s counter-hacking unit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fire engulfed a unit of Taiwan’s investigation bureau on Monday (April 24) as the authorities moved swiftly to dismiss concerns of any disruption of the agency&rsq...

Suspect claims 2 teen girls died after taking 'meow meow'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man last seen with two teenage girls before they died in a New Taipei motel on Sunday (April 23) has been arrested by police and claims that they died after taking drug-...

Two teenage girls found dead in New Taipei motel

UPDATE (8:30 p.m.): Police in New Taipei announced in the late afternoon that they apprehended the suspect, and are continuing their investigation, reported Yahoo News. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —...

New Taipei kicks off water dance shows in Bitan in late-March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City will host 59 days of the 2023 Bitan Water Dance shows, starting on Friday (March 31) at Bitan Scenic Area in Xindian District, the city's Tourism and T...

Free rides to be offered on New Taipei’s Ankeng Light Rail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ankeng Light Rail in New Taipei, which connects with the Circular Line of the Taipei Metro, is offering month-long free rides starting next Friday (Feb. 10), when it e...

New Taipei's Ankeng Light Rail will open soon after LNY holidays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ankeng Light Rail in New Taipei is expected to open for public use shortly after the Lunar New Year (LNY) holidays, according to New Taipei Mayor Hou Yu-yi (侯友宜). T...

Swiss firm sends Taiwan's 'carrier killer' devices to China for repairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Concerns have been voiced by Taiwanese media that information could have been leaked after devices used with Taiwan's "Carrier Killer" missiles were sent to ...