Dazzling Christmasland festival illuminates New Taipei tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's annual Christmasland will light up tonight (Nov. 15) in New Taipei City Plaza and for the rest of the holiday season will include lights shows, marke...

New Taipei's 2019 Christmasland festival lights up tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's annual Christmasland light show will light up on Friday (Nov. 15) in New Taipei City Plaza and include light shows, market fairs, stage performances,...

Exhibition of Golden Pin Design Award highlights Taiwanese designs and evironmental issues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 100 designs and concepts from Taiwan and around the world are being showcased at the Golden Pin Design Award 2019 Winners’ Exhibition in Taipei from Wednes...

Global Youth Trends Forum held in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Global Youth Trends Forum organized by the Ministry of Education (MOE) kicked off Saturday (Nov. 9) at the Hilton Taipei Sinban Hotel. This year, the forum&rsq...

Trump to kick off NYC Veterans Day Parade next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — A veterans organization says President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation to kick off the New York City Veterans Day Parade next week. United War Veterans Coun...

Taiwan holds first cyberwarfare exercises with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the US kicked off the first joint Cyber Offensive and Defensive Exercises (CODE) on Monday (Nov. 4) to learn how to prevent cyberattacks, including from North K...

Syria talks: Possible path toward peace, or another dead end

GENEVA (AP) — Syria's government and opposition have delicately sat down for their first face-to-face talks, amid the hopes of millions of Syrians and governments from Washington to Moscow that they c...

Taiwan's science and technology ministry celebrates 60th anniversary with two-day forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To mark its 60th anniversary, the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) organized its biggest forum in recent years in Taipei on Wednesday (Oct. 30). Although resou...

US-Taiwan Pacific leadership program opens in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than a dozen officials and professionals from Pacific island nations are in Taipei for a program jointly led by the U.S. and Taiwan that is aimed at fostering leaders...

1st section of Taipei MRT Circular Line set to operate by year-end

The first section of the Circular Line of Taipei's mass rapid transit systems is scheduled to start operations by the end of this year, the Department of Transit Systems of New Taipei City said Fr...

APO event spotlights Taiwan's role in promoting regional prosperity

The annual workshop meeting of heads organized for member economies of Tokyo-based Asian Productivity Organization wrapped up Oct. 23 in Taipei City, spotlighting Taiwan’s role in advancing regi...

New Taipei's 2019 Christmasland gala lights up on Nov. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's annual Christmasland light show will light up on Nov. 15 in New Taipei City Plaza and will include light shows, market fairs, stage performances, and...

Food, football, diplomatic ties take center field at Copa America Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Copa America Taiwan and Latin Food Festival returned over the weekend (Oct. 19-20) for a vibrant celebration of the island's warm relations and exchanges with its ...

Indian official calls for closer economic partnership with Taiwan

A visiting Indian information technology official on Wednesday called for a closer economic partnership between his country and Taiwan to tap into the sizable potential that exists between the two eco...

Yilan International Art Festival gets underway in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Yilan International Art Festival (丟丟銅蘭城國際音樂節) gets underway at the Yilan Performing Arts Center on Wednesday (Oct. 16) at 7 p.m. and runs for five days (Oct. 16-2...