Explore 44 South Village: One of Taiwan's First Military Dependents' Villages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 44 South Village is a gentrified creative community center (文創) — formerly one of Taiwan’s first military dependents' villages — in the Xinyi Distric...

1,000 people have completed Taipei Grand Hike so far this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 1,000 people have completed the Taipei Grand Trail hike so far in 2020, taking part in an activity that will run until the end of the year. Taipei City’...

2020 Taipei Fashion Week SS21 highlights digital pop art

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 2020 Taipei Fashion Week SS21, organized by the Ministry of Culture, is kicking off Tuesday (Oct. 6) with a grand opening party at Songshan Cultural Park scheduled for the...

Taiwan legislator proposes to make displaying Chinese flag fineable offense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party legislator Wang Ting-yu (王定宇) has proposed amending Taiwan's National Security Act to fine people who promote hostile forces in China, Hon...

Residents invited to ride autonomous buses in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents in Taiwan are invited to register for a free ride on the country’s first self-driving buses in Taipei starting Wednesday (Sept. 30). The service will be...

Photo of the Day: Taipei's 'Blade Runner' spot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indian student and freelance photographer who was born and raised in Taiwan took this photo of Taipei 101 from a dark alley on July 21 of this year, harkening to the or...

7-Eleven Taiwan teams up with restaurant, hotel to serve fresh meals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s 7-Eleven announced on Monday (Sept. 21) that it has teamed up with restaurant chain Su/food and hotel Regent Taipei to provide freshly cooked meals. The ...

Taiwan’s 4foodie to host food market on Sept. 19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The wildly popular food blog 4foodie is collaborating with Uni Department store to host a food market on Sept. 19 and 20. The market features 20 select stores uniting s...

Taiwan bookstore chain Eslite to close 3 more locations before end of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Celebrated bookstore chain Eslite will close three more outlets before the 2020 following six closures earlier in the year, reports said Wednesday (Aug. 19). In May, Es...

Construction of Taipei Dome to be completed by end of 2021

The construction of the long-delayed Taipei Dome stadium is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2021, the project's main contractor Farglory Group said Saturday (Aug 8), after Taipei city Gove...

Taipei Dome construction to resume after five-year hiatus

Taipei City Government announced Saturday (August 8) that construction on the long-suspended Taipei Dome can resume immediately, after it approved a request by the project's main contractor, Fargl...

Foreign student apologizes for harassing cleaning woman during Taipei party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An international student who was captured on video harassing a cleaning woman and the organizer of the white party he attended have apologized for "disrespectful beha...

Taiwan department stores welcome increased consumer spending

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan continues its recent streak of no new confirmed Wuhan coronavirus cases, businesses that have taken a hit during the pandemic say they are starting to see a resu...

Violent sex offender, Spanish DJ hides in Taiwan for 7 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese police last month apprehended and assisted in extraditing a Spanish DJ for crimes he had committed in Italy 10 years ago, according to Taiwan’s Criminal In...

Taipei nightclub refuses foreigners without passports amid coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo of a sign announcing a new discriminatory policy at a popular nightclub in Taipei City surfaced on Sunday (May 3), after a group of foreigners was denied entry bec...