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 News Weekly Roundup - January 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top stories this week included Taipei 101 welcomes 2018 with a magnificent fireworks display, the most popular Mandarin songs of the year announced, China threatens to ...

2018 New Year's celebrations around the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Due to the different time zones around the world, people saw the clock strike midnight on New Year's Eve at different times in various cities. From Sydney, Au...

Thousands to ring in 2018 in Las Vegas under tight security

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tens of thousands of revelers will ring in the new year in Las Vegas under the close eye of throngs of law enforcement officers and National Guard members assembled to keep them safe ...

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Taipei 101 welcomes 2018 with magnificent fireworks and LED light show 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s iconic tower, Taipei 101 marked the entrance of a new year with an extravagant fireworks display, a massive crowd of revelers and a festive s...

Taiwan welcomes 2018 with stunning fireworks display at Taipei 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s iconic tower, Taipei 101, marked the entrance of a new year with an extravagant fireworks display in the country. This year’s displa...

Taipei 101 countdown to be shown to the world via satellite

Taipei, Dec. 31 (CNA) This year's Taipei 101 countdown and fireworks display is again going to be broadcast to the world via satellite, to show the world Taiwan's creativity and promote touris...

Revelers around the world ring in 2018, say bye to the old

A look at how people around the world are ringing in 2018: ___ AUSTRALIA Fireworks lit up the sky above Sydney Harbour a few hours before midnight Sunday, kicking off the city's New Year&...

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...

Photo of the Day: Time-lapse Taipei 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A long-exposure photograph captured by Adam Woolhether shows a ghost-like trace of vehicles passing beneath Taipei 101 at night as a massive LED screen displays the word &...

London to beef up its police presence on New Year's Eve

LONDON (AP) — London plans to beef up its police presence and closed down some roads for New Year's Eve after a year marked by repeated extremist attacks. The Metropolitan Police sai...

Xiangshan good for watching Taipei 101 fireworks display but not for light show: GEO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei’s Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) said in a statement Thursday that people are welcome to come to Xiangshan (Elephant Mountain) to appreciate the Tai...

Photo of the Day: Neon reflections at Rainbow Riverside Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dazzling neon lights are seen dancing on the Keelung River from Taipei City's Rainbow Riverside Park (彩虹河濱公園) at night in this undated photo.  Taipei'...

Countdown party in Taiwan’s Keelung to feature fireworks, ships’ horns and shooting water  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--New Year's Eve countdown party in northern Taiwan’s port city of Keelung will take place at the Keelung Harbor, featuring band performances, ships’ horn...

Best Places In Asia To Celebrate The New Year

TAIPEI(Taiwan News) - Many in Asia would say how you begin the year sets a precedent for the next 365 days that come after. So if you are hesitating on where to go, check out the cities which you...