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Best riverside parks for admiring Taipei 101 fireworks and welcoming 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For those who have no wish to experience the stifling crowds that accompany watching the Taipei 101 New Year firework display at the foot of the skyscraper or on the adjac...

5 must-do things in Taiwan on Lunar New Year’s Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Lunar New Year is fast approaching and citizens are eager to begin celebrating. Families will be gathering from far and wide Monday to tuck into a sumptuous reunion di...

Taipei designates two more riverside parks as legal graffiti spaces

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two more riverbank areas have been added to the list of locations where graffiti activity is allowed in the capital of Taiwan, the Hydraulic Engineering Office (HEO) of Ta...

Taiwan News wishes you a happy holiday & a great year ahead!

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Upcoming Events in Taipei, Dec. 28 - Jan. 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, Taipei offers a host of activities to ring in the new year and beyond. New Year’s Eve (Image by Flickr user...

Taipei’s riverside parks offer prime locations to watch New Year countdown fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the New Year approaching, the Hydraulic Engineering Office (HEO) of Taipei recommends a number of riverside parks promising fantastic views for the Taipei 101 firewor...

Enjoy cycling on Taipei’s riverside bike paths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cycling on Taipei’s riverside bike paths at night is a great pleasure as cyclists can get good exercise while enjoying the beautiful riverside landscapes, Taipei&rsq...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - September 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Top news this week includes Taiwan police arrest American 3D-printed gun maker Cody Wilson; Super Typhoon Trami to affect Taiwan on Friday; Female American English teacher...

Taipei ruminating on ban of Mid-Autumn Festival BBQs in riverside parks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei City government is considering banning barbecues in riverside parks during the Mid-Autumn Festival as trash has continued to build up in parks and PM 2.5 pollution i...

Taipei City braces for Typhoon Maria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—After the Central Weather Bureau issued the land warnings for Typhoon Maria in the late hours of Monday (July 9), Taipei City on Tuesday braced for the typhoon by taking sev...

Top 5 places to escape the Taipei heatwave

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The mercury has been hitting new heights in Taipei of late. It has been hot across Taiwan, but in the capital, it has been on a whole other level. Earlier this week, tempera...

Photo of the Day: Taipei river park night view

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Street lights glow on the rippling water of Taipei's Dajia Riverside Park (大佳河濱公園) at night, much like an impressionistic painting. The photo, taken by Jason Chang, was...

Taipei City offers six legal graffiti spaces along riverside parks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--If you are looking for a space to show your graffiti talent in Taipei, then there is good news for you. Taipei’s Hydraulic Engineering Office (HEO) has opened up six riv...

Photo of the Day: Graffiti in Taipei riverside park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Graffiti mural in the photo above was captured on Sunday (April 8) in Taipei's Dajia Riverside Park 大佳河濱公園. Since 2005, the Taiwan government has opened up certain secti...