Taiwan's Gogoro launches hybrid bike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's electric scooter company Gogoro on Wednesday (July 1) launched the "Eeyo," its first hybrid bicycle for the Taiwan, U.S., and European markets. D...

Taiwan is 'de facto independent free country': Czech senator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil, who is planning to visit Taiwan in August, was quoted in an online interview as saying that Taiwan is a "de facto independent a...

Taiwan artist mixes art and technology at Café Astoria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Leland Lee (李柏毅) is an internationally renowned artist whose works mix a wealth of life experiences with imagination. At Taipei’s Café Astoria (明星咖啡館) Lee ...

Health minister visits Taipei 101 as Taiwan's restrictions on gatherings lift

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) visited Taipei 101 on Sunday (June 7), the first day of the country beginning to gradually lift restrictions on massive g...

Taipei 101 Observation Deck offers NT$150 admission per adult with two children

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly slowed down in Taiwan, Taipei 101 is offering Taiwanese a favorable price for admission to its observation deck through advance ...

Hongkongers top real estate buyers in Taiwan amid Beijing crackdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hongkongers were the largest group of foreigners purchasing land and buildings in Taiwan last year as many seek to immigrate to the country amid Beijing's violent crac...

Online art fair Taipei Connections extended due to increased demand

Taipei (Taiwan News) — Taipei Connections, an online art fair, will be extending its run on the digital platform Ocula through Sunday (May 10). Taipei Dangdai announced on its website that Ta...

Photo of the Day: Map of Taiwan's icons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian educator on Thursday (April 23) completed this lighthearted illustration of a map of Taiwan festooned with a number of the country's most iconic symbols....

Eslite Xinyi to take over role as Taiwan’s 24-hour bookstore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Readers hoping to browse through books at 3 o’clock in the morning will soon have to head for Taipei City’s upmarket Xinyi shopping district, the Eslite bookst...

Photo of the Day: Taipei 101 flashes 'TWcanHELP'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to thank Taiwan's health care workers for helping bring the country's reported cases of Wuhan coronavirus down to zero and boost the morale of the nation&...

Austrian artist's 'absurd' sculptures liven up Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The solo exhibition of Austrian artist Erwin Wurm features his world-renowned series of "One Minute Sculptures" at the Taipei Fine Arts Museum (TFAM) and will ru...

Taiwanese retaliate against WHO with #ThisAttackComeFromTaiwan hashtag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the World Health Organization (WHO) head's unsubstantiated allegations that Taiwan was behind racial attacks against him, Taiwanese netizens have posted...

Taipei to reduce frequency of MRT trains during weekends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As fewer passengers travel by Taipei's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the frequency of trains on four lines will be reduced...

Taipei 101 Shopping Mall to shorten operation hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As COVID-19 ravages the world, the Taipei 101 Shopping Mall announced on Monday night that it will shorten its daily operation hours to 12 – 9 p.m. in order to save ...

Taipei 101 postpones Run Up race amid coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The global outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) has persuaded Taipei 101 to postpone its annual Run Up race, reports said Friday (March 6). Since 2005, each yea...