Lantern festival to light up central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nantou Lantern Festival is expected to light up central Taiwan from Saturday evening (Jan. 18) as the annual Lunar New Year holiday celebrations begin. Hosted by Nantou...

Free festive hand lanterns to given out in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tourism Bureau released its annual hand lanterns during a press conference at the Grand Hotel Taipei on Monday (Jan. 13) and announced they will be given away for free...

Taipei MRT releases special tokens to greet Year of Rat

The Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC) released three special ticket tokens Tuesday (Jan. 7) under a cooperation program with Guandu Temple to celebrate the upcoming Year of the Rat on the lunar calend...

Commemorative Year of Rat coin sets to go on sale Jan. 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Bank will issue its coin sets for the Year of the Rat on Jan. 14, 2020. Each set consists of one silver coin weighing 1 ounce with a face value of NT$100 (US$3...