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New Taipei’s Pinglin to hold tea fair and light festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei’s Pinglin District, famous for its tea plantations, will hold a tea fair and a light festival over two weekends from Dec. 4-15. According to the Pingli...

A snowy Gloria Outlets in north Taiwan prepares for retro-American Christmas fest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Christmas is coming and an outlet shopping village known for its artificial snowfall started its holiday season Friday (Nov. 19) with a retro theme emulating 1950s America...

Youth Night Market reopens in Taiwan’s southern port city Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Youth Night Market, one of Kaohsiung’s three major night markets, reopened in the city’s Fengshan District on Saturday (Nov. 6), attracting an estimated 20...

Revenue of Taiwan's Feasttogether back to pre-pandemic levels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese hospitality conglomerate Feastogether Corporation's (饗賓餐旅) revenue returned to pre-pandemic levels last month as stimulus vouchers breathed fresh life into t...

Taiwan's economic growth for 2021 hits 6%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s gross domestic product is likely to expand by 6.01%, as the economy grew by an estimated 3.8% during the third quarter, the government said Friday (Oct. 29)...

Taiwan hotelier says border reopening matter of great urgency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan tourism group head has called for the government to moderately relax border restrictions, saying it is a matter of great urgency as the country’s hotel indu...

Think tank raises Taiwan GDP growth forecast to 5.84%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is likely to expand by 5.84% this year instead of by the 5.16% forecast three months ago, the Chung-Hua Institution for Economi...

30% of Taiwan food vendors could raise menu prices by up to 10%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — People are going to pay much more for their food orders in Taiwan when the country lifts dine-in restrictions for nearly all outlets, with skyrocketing food costs cited as...

Taiwan's Summer Formosa steam train trips arrive in autumn

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tickets are now available for Summer Formosa express trips along the eastern coast of Taiwan in autumn, previously put off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Taiwan Rail...

Texas Roadhouse Taiwan celebrates 7th anniversary with complimentary ribs event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Texas Roadhouse Taiwan announced on Wednesday (Oct. 13) that, to celebrate its seventh anniversary in the country, the restaurant chain will offer a free half-rack of ribs...

Taiwan's Arts Fun voucher winners announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture (MOC) said on Wednesday (Oct. 13) that more than 810,000 people have won Arts Fun vouchers. The MOC launched 3 million sets of Arts Fun voucher...

Taiwan's old Triple Stimulus Vouchers passed off as new Quintuple vouchers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei resident posted on Facebook to warn businesses about getting paid with expired Triple Stimulus Vouchers issued in 2020, as they resemble the newly distributed Qui...

Mandarin Oriental Taipei launches new gourmet delights in collaboration with The Arcade

With the government’s quintuple stimulus voucher launched on 8 October, Mandarin Oriental, Taipei presents its MOre Gourmet Delights Dining Offer in collaboration with The Arcade. Guests who spe...

Public can pick up pre-ordered Taiwan stimulus vouchers today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Individuals who preordered their paper Taiwan stimulus vouchers can on Friday (Oct. 8) begin to pick them up at designated stores. Taiwan has launched its Quintuple Sti...

Abandoned school-turned campsite in Taiwan's Penghu opens for test run

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yuan Bei Campground, the first government-owned campsite in Penghu County will open for test operations starting Thursday (Oct. 7), welcoming the first batch of visitors t...