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Kyoto coffee chain '% Arabica' opens in Taiwan, goes viral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Located near Elephant Mountain Hiking Trail, the Kyoto coffee chain "% Arabica," aka "% ΔRΔBICΔ" opened its first franchise in Taiwan ...

Taiwan police reportedly preparing security for Pelosi’s visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s police have reportedly been getting ready to secure U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit in the event that it takes place, and s...

Video shows man shooting BB gun in Taipei’s financial district

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man was arrested for firing a BB gun into the air in Taipei City’s Xinyi District on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 31). No one was harmed in the incident, though the s...

Taiwanese artist's spiritual show to enlighten Four Four South Village

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan VJ Cheng Hui-pu (鄭惠璞) tells her life story through a light show that is set to take place in Xinyi District for two months, ending in September. The three-year-l...

Photos of Taiwan air raid drill rehearsing Chinese attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A drill simulating a Chinese air raid was carried out in northern Taiwan on Monday (July 25) as part of four days of such exercises to be held across the country. The W...

Lithuanian trade office to open in Taipei in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuania is expected to open its trade office in Taiwan in September, Deputy Economy and Innovation Minister Jovita Neliupsiene announced on Friday (July 22). "We...

Taiwan stages Wan An 45 air raid drills in late July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sirens will sound in different parts of Taiwan later this month for the annual edition of the Wan An air raid drills, the Ministry of National Defense said Tuesday (July 1...

Taipei Dome project misses October deadline

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Dome will not have obtained the necessary permits to start trial operations by the October deadline, reports said Friday (June 24). The project for a 40,000-...

Taiwan’s largest bookstore faces possibility of move at end 2023

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s largest bookstore, the Eslite Xinyi in Taipei City, might have to move if no agreement with landlords can be found by the end of 2023, reports said Friday (...

Taiwan 7-Eleven customer buys drink for NT$15, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer of a Taipei 7-Eleven who bought a drink for only NT$15 (US$0.50) has been confirmed as one of the winners of the NT$10 million Special Prize for the March-April...

Civet family spotted in Taipei neighborhood

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A family of masked palm civets was spotted foraging on a sidewalk in the heart of Taipei earlier this week. At 7:39 p.m. on Monday (April 18), a member of a Facebook gr...

Taipei residents rattled by roar of fighter jets early Tuesday morning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The roar of jet engines from military drills awakened Taipei and New Taipei residents early on Tuesday (April 12). Some residents of Greater Taipei took to social media...

Stolen Taipei tombstone speculated to belong to British POW

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 1945 tombstone bearing an English inscription and speculated to belong to a British prisoner of war has reportedly been stolen. An on-site inspection to determine whe...

Taipei City population falls below 2.5 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The population of Taipei City dipped below 2.5 million at the end of March, the capital’s Department of Civil Affairs announced Friday (April 1). The city lost 14...

Taiwan blackout caused by malfunction at Kaohsiung power plant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Power Company (Taipower, 台電) says that the widespread power outages experienced across Taiwan on Thursday morning (March 3) appear to have been caused by an equipme...