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Taipei announces traffic restrictions for New Year’s Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s fashionable eastern shopping district will once again host the annual Taipei 101 New Year’s Eve fireworks, as well as a concert with rock band Mayday....

Foreign residents in Taiwan can now register for YouBike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a social outcry from foreigners in Taiwan over the new YouBike rental policy, the Taipei City Department of Transportation announced Tuesday (Dec. 17) that expat...

New YouBike rental policy blasted for discriminating against expats in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Expats in Taiwan are fuming over being excluded from renting YouBikes with their EasyCard smartcards, with some saying it constitutes discrimination against foreigners in ...

Taipei Metro inaugurates info kiosks at 5 major stations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Metro system has added a new feature to help passengers travel around the city with ease — the “Metro e Touch” information kiosks. The digi...

Bus riders in Taipei, New Taipei must swipe twice starting today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Passengers who board on buses in Taipei City and New Taipei City must swipe their cards both when getting on and getting off public buses starting today (July 1), announced the...

Taipei and New Taipei bus passengers have to swipe card twice from July 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Passengers in Taipei or New Taipei will have to swipe their card both when getting on and off the bus beginning July 1, the Central News Agency reported Thursday (June 6)....

9 Taiwan companies and government institutions win top awards at 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The sixth annual Smart City Summit & Expo (SCSE) started Tuesday (March 26) at Taipei's Nangang Exhibition Center, attended by Taiwan Vice President Chen Chien-jen...

Taiwan's Tamsui light rail line to open to public on Christmas Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The newly completed Danhai Light Rail Transit (LRT) line in New Taipei City's Tamsui District will open to the general public on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24). The new 7.3 kil...

9 YouBike stations to be in operation along new Danhai Light Rail line in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In conjunction with the opening of the 7.3km Green Mountain Line of the Danhai Light Rail transit system in Tamsui District, New Taipei City on Dec. 23, nine YouBike stati...

Shen'ao Rail Bike in New Taipei revitalizes old tracks and romanticizes seaside landscapes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An abandoned train track along Taiwan’s north coast has been turned into a rail-bike route for riders to enjoy at their leisure, slow pedaling along the old track an...

Enjoy Taipei 101 New Year's fireworks from a romantic locale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It’s that time of year when many people living in the greater Taipei area mull whether to make the trip to the square in front of the Taipei City Hall or the areas s...

Great place for picnic in Taipei: Xinsheng Park Area of Taipei Expo Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To get a break from a pattern of hectic life, you need to relax and recreate. Why not find a place where there are trees, gardens, and grass to picnic with friends or fami...

Germany could partner with Taiwan in smart transportation

Germany and Taiwan could be partners in the development of smart transportation, since both sides are tapping into the market and have many resources they could share, a German trade official said ahe...

Facing economic challenges from China, the US seeks partnership with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Brent Christensen said Tuesday that China remains an economic challenge to both Taiwan and the United States, and while ...

Chilling footage shows suspects 'relaxed' after grisly murder of Canadian English teacher in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Surveillance camera footage was released last night showing both suspects allegedly involved in the gruesome murder and dismemberment of a Canadian English teacher calmly walki...