Passengers of coronavirus-stricken cruise ship visited Taipei 101, other tourist spots: CDC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of coronavirus cases on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan continues to climb, Taiwanese authorities have pinpointed more than 30 spots visited...

Mobile payment penetration in Taiwan exceeded 60% in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mobile payment penetration rate in Taiwan reached 62.2 percent in 2019, up more than 10 percent from the previous year, as the country works to create an environment c...

Taipei ban on disposable tableware at department stores starts Jan. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 55 department stores and shopping malls in Taipei are banned from providing one-time use tableware for customers starting Wednesday (Jan. 1). The measure is ...

Israeli internet sensation praises Taiwan in new travel video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After spending a night at Taiwan's Presidential Office Building, Israeli video blogger Nuseir Yassin (Nas) expressed his admiration for the East Asian country in his n...

7th pair of foreigners stay at Presidential Office Building sing Taiwan's praises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The seventh group to participate in “Spend a Night @ Taiwan’s Presidential Office Building” have shared their thoughts on Taiwan after staying at the ico...

Jiaoxi, Taiwan to open 'Hot Spring Night Market' in mid-December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's famous hot spring haven Jiaoxi Township is slated to open a new night market in mid-December. Jiaoxi Township, which is situated in northeastern Taiwan'...

Mobile toilets now available at 3 Taipei night markets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mobile toilets are now available at three of Taipei’s night markets every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday for visitors who need to answer nature’s call. Portab...

Uber Eats to deliver Taiwan night market snacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Taiwan’s renowned Ningxia Night Market will cooperate with international delivery platform Uber Eats from mid-November. The nation’s night markets are among ...

Yet another customer has beef with Taipei Shilin Night Market for price gouging

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yet another customer has come forward to complain about being ripped off at Taipei's Shilin Night Market. On Thursday (Oct. 17), a Taiwanese woman surnamed Huang (黃...

Taiwan offers new incentives for domestic travel

The government on Friday introduced a second round of incentives to encourage domestic travel during the fall-winter period, under a NT$1 billion (US$3.2 million) package to boost tourism, as arrivals...

Crew of popular Thai travel program visits Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The many unique cultural and natural attractions in the central Taiwan city of Taichung have not gone unnoticed by foreign travel programs, including Pha Sa BAZAAR, a well...

Three new 2 star restaurants in the MICHELIN Guide Taipei 2019

The MICHELIN Guide Taipei 2019 is launched today and in this second edition of the Taipei Guide, three new 2 star restaurants and four new 1 star restaurants are added to the selection. A completel...

Michelin Guide Taipei 2019 announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Michelin Guide Taipei 2019 was officially announced today and in the second edition of the Taipei Guide, 127 restaurants have been selected, including 24 which have been aw...

Taiwan gets a whole lotta love from solo travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is getting "lots of love" for being the "country with the nicest people" for solo travelers on Reddit, the social discussion website and app. One ...

Michelin Bib Gourmand unveils 15 new ‘street food’ establishments in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Michelin on Wednesday unveiled 24 Bib Gourmand “street food” establishments in night markets – 15 of which are appearing in the Guide for the first time ...