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Thousands rally to commemorate 2014 Hong Kong protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people gathered Saturday for a rally in downtown Hong Kong, belting out songs, speeches and slogans to mark the fifth anniversary of the start of the 2014 Umbrella ...

Hong Kong leader's town hall fails to persuade protesters

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's beleaguered leader Carrie Lam faced her public with humility, but she may not get the response she hoped for. In a face-off with an antagonistic audience...

Taipei Valentine's Day firework display to last 480 seconds on August 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A series of activities for 2019 Taipei Valentine's Day will take place at Dadaocheng (大稻埕) at Yanping Riverside Park (延平河濱公園) on Aug. 3 and 4, including a 480-second f...

Penghu fireworks festival lights up the night sky in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The opening ceremony of the Penghu International Fireworks Festival concluded Thursday night (April 18) after a spectacular display that lit up the sky for over 30,000 onl...

Taiwan’s Taitung to hold Lantern Festival fireworks night party on Feb 23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taitung City Office will hold a Lantern Festival night party at Taitung Seashore Park on Feb. 23, presenting to people in the city a different way of celebrating the Lante...

Huge pig lantern centerpiece of Hualien Pacific Lantern Festival 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A huge pig lamp forms the main attraction at this year’s Hualien Pacific Lantern Festival. The Hualien Pacific Lantern Festival has been running for seven years, ...

Happy Birthday, Tivoli!

The Tivoli Gardens will be celebrating a lavish birthday party throughout 2018, with numerous events, concerts and parades. However, the highlight of the festivities will be on August 15th. At 10:45 p...

The best things to do in Taiwan in 2018

The fireworks have finished, the hangovers have subsided, and 2018 is properly upon us at last. But as day-to-day life returns to normal for a few weeks until the Chinese New Year celebrations arrive,...

Taiwan's Best New Year’s Eve Parties

2018 is almost upon and with the holiday season now in full swing, thoughts are now turning to New Year’s Eve. For some, seeing in the New Year is a rite of passage and something which should be...

Taipei 101 releases video preview of New Year's fireworks show!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei 101 announced its plan for the New Year’s Eve countdown and fireworks performance that will say farewell to 2017 and welcome the New Year in magnificent style...

Taitung launches bike tour package amid Double Ten fireworks show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Following a two-year hiatus of the fireworks display to celebrate the founding of the nation, an eastern county of Taiwan this year was tapped to host next month’s Double...

Photo of the Day: Theme park fireworks show in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fireworks display took place at the Leofoo Village Theme Park in Taiwan's Hsinchu County On July 7. As the summer vacation comes, the amusement park extends the o...