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Meta Taiwan launches metaverse-inspired art exhibition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The three-day exhibition “Art Reimagined” featuring imagined metaverses from Taiwan's artists will open on Saturday (May 14) at Huashan 1914 Creative Park....

Taipei Zoo animals would be evacuated according to extinction risk in event of war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In light of zoo animals in Ukraine becoming victims of Russia's invasion of the country, Taipei Zoo has said that in the event of war, the safety of zoo personnel is t...

2022 Taipei Rose Festival to kick off March 4

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 Taipei Rose Festival will kick off at the Taipei Rose Garden in Taipei Expo Park Friday (March 4) to show off 5,000 rose plants of more than 800 varieties. The sh...

Traffic along Taiwan’s freeways at a crawl on 228 memorial weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Southbound traffic on highways had already slowed to a crawl by 8:30 a.m. on Saturday (Feb. 26), the first day of the long 228 memorial weekend. Vehicles in northern Ta...

Heavy traffic expected on Taiwan highways on third day of Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Travelers heading up north on Taiwan’s freeways Thursday (Feb. 3) should start their journey in the morning, while those heading south should wait until the afternoo...

Last gasp loss sees Lin Yun-ju return to Taiwan without singles medal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lin Yun-ju (林昀儒) collapsed in the final game of a thrilling best-of-seven contest on Friday (July 30), in the men’s singles semifinal of the Tokyo Olympics. It wa...

Expo Dome becomes first large COVID vaccination site in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Expo Park will be transformed into a massive COVID-19 inoculation center, the first such facility in the capital. The Taipei Expo Park's Expo Dome will p...

Fullon Hotel Taipei, Central to close in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fullon Hotels & Resorts made a public statement on Monday (June 21) that its Fullon Hotel Taipei, Central branch will close in September at the expiration of its lease...

Taiwan forest recreation areas, related facilities to close from May 18–28

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau on Monday (May 17) announced in a press release the closure of all national forest recreation areas and related facilities under its managem...

Taiwan's Kavalan scores again at Icons of Whisky awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It was once thought that Taiwan was one of the least likely countries to become a “homeland for whisky” — but it's now a frequent winner of internati...

2021 Traditional Market Festival opens in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Taipei Traditional Market Festival opened on Saturday (April 10) at the Yuanshan Plaza of Taipei Expo Park, featuring nearly 60 vendors from public markets across...

Taiwanese woman loses daughter in train accident, mother to illness two days later

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese mother who lost her daughter in the Taiwan Railway train derailment accident on Friday (April 2) lost her mother to illness just two days later. The woman&r...

Chiang Kai-shek's secret escape tunnel in Taipei opens to public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A secret underground tunnel built to evacuate Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek (蒋介石) in the event of an emergency was revealed to the public Thursday (March 25) for the first...

29-year-old boosting Taiwan's soft power

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At only 29 years old, Chiayo Kuo (郭家佑) is a force to be reckoned with. Through ambition, networking savvy, and tenacity, she is slowly revitalizing interest in soft pow...

2021 Taipei Rose Festival to showcase 700 varieties of roses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the tulip show at the Shihlin Residence is wrapping up this weekend, another attraction is set to continue captivating visitors during the flower season. The 2021 Ta...