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German TCM practitioner and stinky tofu lover becomes naturalized Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A German academic and medical professional has become a naturalized Taiwanese citizen after practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Taiwan for 12 years. Silver...

Philippine band Mellow Fellow and a romantic night in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)- The Philippine band Mellow Fellow performed at the music event “Original Alive” (本事現場) last week on April 18, hosted by White Wabbit Records (小白兔唱片) at The Wall Live ...

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 ...

Check out these old-school Taiwan snacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is a second heaven for foodies, with its bustling night markets, street vendors and hole-in-the-wall eateries serving up deliciously affordable snacks. First-tim...

Latest U.S. presidential contender Kirsten Gillibrand lived in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the latest politician to announce a bid for president of the United States, once lived in Taichung, the Liberty Times reported Wednesday. The New ...

Taiwan’s Top 5 Night Market delicacies

Most countries have a dining experience that is unique and quintessential to their culture. In the USA, it is traditional American diner, in the UK, a pub, and in Taiwan it is, without a doubt, the ni...

Photo of the Day: Respite from rains in Tamsui, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American tourist took this photo of a serene scene at dusk in New Taipei City's Tamsui District after the torrential rains and floodingseen in northern Taiwan over the w...

My trip to most remote community in northern Taiwan—Smangus, the ‘Tribe of God’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—On July 19 and July 20, I roamed about in the countryside of Hsinchu County and traveled all the way to one of the most remote villages in Taiwan—Smangus (司馬庫斯). I ...

Taiwan Festa continued unscathed in Tokyo despite typhoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The third annual Taiwan Festa, a festival celebrating Taiwanese culture, continued without a hitch over the weekend in Tokyo despite the nearby influence of Typhoon Jongda...

Philippine singer Mikey Bustos promotes Taipei tourism in music video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Philippine singer, actor, and YouTuber Mikey Bustos debuted a music video featuring his impressions of Taipei at a press event on July 3 as part of a promotion campaign to...

Video by American grad student covers all the 'Things to do in Taipei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American master's student currently living in Taipei has created a humorous video introducing many of the major sights and sounds of Taiwan's capital city. Andrew...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's Stinky Tofu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A photo Taiwan's most famous foul-smelling funky fermented food -- stinky tofu -- was uploaded on Atlasobscura.com May 23 and later shared on the social media site Reddit, ...

Taiwan’s Top 8 Fine Dining Restaurants

2018 has been a been a seminal year for fine dining in Taiwan, and we are still only in March. Earlier this month, Michelin, the globally acclaimed restaurant guide announced its first-ever Bib Gourma...

Michelin announces 2018 Taipei Bib Gourmand winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For the first time in Taipei, Michelin today (March 6) released the winners of its Bib Gourmand awards, just one week before its highly anticipated Michelin Guide Taipei will a...

Taiwan Hualien’s Top Tourist Attractions

Readers cannot have failed to have heard about the devastating earthquake that struck the eastern Taiwanese city of Hualien on Feb. 6. The final death toll from the disaster was 17 people with a furth...