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8 minutes of fireworks set to light up Taipei’s sky

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A concert and 480-second fireworks display are set to take place at Dadaocheng Wharf on the evening of July 30 to celebrate Qixi Festival, the traditional Valentine’...

Some cities nix July 4 fireworks for shortages, fire dangers

PHOENIX (AP) — The skies over a scattering of Western U.S. cities will stay dark for the third consecutive Fourth of July as some major fireworks displays are canceled again this year — some over wild...

Penghu International Fireworks Festival begins with a bang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 20th Penghu International Fireworks Festival opened as scheduled on Monday (April 25) despite the nation's recent surge in local COVID-19 cases. The opening fea...

New Taipei NYE fireworks attract more than 60,000 spectators

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei's fireworks display to ring in 2022 attracted more than 60,000 people this year, according to the New Taipei City Government. The fireworks began shootin...

New virus infections driven by omicron soar in Australia

SYDNEY (AP) — New coronavirus infections soared again in Australia on Friday to a record of more than 32,000, just days after surpassing 10,000 for the first time. Experts say the e...

Overcast, chilly, chance of rain during New Year countdown at 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It’s going to be overcast and chilly all day in the capital, with a 40% likelihood of showers during the annual New Year’s Eve fireworks display at Taipei 101 ...

Top New Year's Eve countdown parties across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With over a dozen New Year's Eve countdown parties planned across Taiwan, the following are some noteworthy events taking place in major cities. Taipei Taipei 10...

Taipei 101 to shoot off 16,000 fireworks in 360 seconds for New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei 101 will fire off 16,000 fireworks over the course of 360 seconds for this year's New Year's Eve extravaganza, with 1 million onlookers expected to attend. ...

Best spots in Taiwan to bring in the new year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If you still lack plans to celebrate New Year’s Eve, Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau has recommended several destinations to greet the arrival of 2022. In a press r...

New Taipei announces 10 best spots to watch Tamsui fireworks on NYE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Government on Monday (Dec. 21) announced the 10 best spots to watch the fireworks display near the estuary of the Tamsui River on New Year's Eve. ...

Watch Taipei 101 countdown fireworks on Maokong Gondola

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the public are invited to sign up for a chance to view the fireworks spectacle in Taipei on New Year’s Eve during a ride on the Maokong Gondola. Follow...

New Taipei mayor hopes New Year fireworks will supplant Taipei's as nation's best

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Government will hold a fireworks display lasting 13 minutes and 14 seconds over the Tamsui River on New Year's Eve, with a view to replace the Taip...

South Dakota governor formally launches reelection campaign

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, who's considered a rising star in the Republican Party, formally launched her reelection campaign Friday. Her campaign said in a st...

Central Taiwan’s Sun Moon Lake to host activity-filled weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sun Moon Lake in central Taiwan will be packed with activities this coming weekend, with a concert, fireworks display, and black tea festival all set to transpire. The ...

Crowds gather for National Day fireworks in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Crowds massed at several viewing spots in Kaohsiung for Taiwan’s National Day fireworks, which began at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday (Oct. 10) at the city’s harbor. ...