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Can Taiwan avoid the abyss of overtourism?

Taipei Times 26 Oct 2023
Taiwan has never attracted as many visitors as Thailand or Spain, and neither Taipei nor Tainan are nearly as popular as Amsterdam or Paris, yet certain parts of the country already suffer the downsides of mass tourism ... The little towns along the Pingxi Branch Railway in New Taipei City are often packed with daytrippers.

Taiwan News Quick Take

Taipei Times 25 Aug 2023
A 74-year-old woman died after falling on the tracks at Taipei Railway Station yesterday, police said ... Police in New Taipei City’s Tamsui District (淡水) on Thursday arrested three suspects for allegedly beating to death a 19-year-old man who owed one of the suspects money.

Rental agency contracts fail inspection

Taipei Times 12 Aug 2023
Some contracts set a longer rental time than was agreed to, while some had clauses that allowed the return of a unit without the lessee present ... A inspection found that 32 of 50 contracts offered by 25 rental agencies across 10 administrative regions contravened regulations, the Executive Yuan’s Consumer Protection Committee said on Friday.

Man fined NT$4m for illegal base station

Taipei Times 09 Aug 2023
18 last year arrested a man surnamed Kuo (郭) near Taipei’s Zhongshan MRT Station for allegedly carrying a mobile base station in a rental car to distribute phishing messages, NCC Vice Chairman and spokesman Wong Po-tsung (翁柏宗) told a news conference yesterday afternoon.

Candidates join in protest over housing justice

Taipei Times 16 Jul 2023
Hundreds of protesters yesterday marched on Taipei’s Ketagalan Boulevard to express frustration over the government’s handling of housing and judicial issues ... Protesters rally on Ketagalan Boulevard in front of the Presidential Office Building in Taipei yesterday to demand housing and judicial reform.

Rent holds firm, rising 1.98% to a new record

Taipei Times 14 Jul 2023
A woman looks at ads for rental properties in New Taipei City’s Sanchong District on July 1 ... The proposed tax adjustments still need to clear the legislature and would not affect landlords’ holding costs until they are implemented in July next year at the earliest, Tseng said, adding that a healthy job market has lent support to rental rates.

Taipei Music Center rebuts Ko’s accusations

Taipei Times 10 Jul 2023
Center officials in a statement confirmed that it received inquiries from Ko’s office asking to rent the center’s outdoor venue or indoor stage for a concert after his term as Taipei mayor ... “The regulations for Taipei Music Center in applying for its use and rental fees were established during Ko’s mayoral term.

Traffic controls to be in place around Dadaocheng Wharf

Taipei Times 05 Jul 2023
YouBike rentals at the Dadaocheng Wharf station and bike rentals at the Taipei Riverside Park Bike Rental Dadaocheng Station would be be suspended from 6pm to 9.30pm, the statement said ... The department advised motorists to avoid the bridges during those times and urged people to use the Taipei MRT system to reach the festival area.

Kolas Yotaka resigns after report on alleged affair

Taipei Times 28 Jun 2023
By Chen Yun, Wang Chin-yi and William Hetherington / Staff reporters, with staff writer ... 18 last year ... Mirror Media reported that after Kolas returned to Taipei to work as Presidential Office spokeswoman, she maintained a rental property in Hualien County and frequently stayed there with Lee ... “The media report exaggerated many things ... .

Taipei Dome to host variety of events, Chiang says

Taipei Times 25 Jun 2023
However, Democratic Progressive Party Taipei City Councilor Wu Pei-yi (吳沛憶) on Saturday asked whether the city’s goal of holding at least 40 sports events at the venue every year could be achieved, citing its high rental fees. The Taipei Dome is pictured in an undated photograph ... The Taipei Dome has a capacity of more than 40,000 people.

Foreign tourist arrivals rise 40 percent since October

Taipei Times 15 May 2023
People look through a window in the Taipei 101 Observatory on Oct ... Transportation is among the most in-demand services among foreign tourists, as they need high-speed rail tickets, car rentals and one-day or multiday tours to reach New Taipei City’s coastal areas, Nantou County’s Cingjing Farm (清境農場), Taroko Gorge or Alishan, KKday said.

Tackling air pollution is a must

Taipei Times 27 Apr 2023
There are few factories in Taipei, so its biggest source of pollution is vehicle exhausts ... Taipei has a multiple-line metro system, a network of buses and numerous YouBike rental stations that allow people to reach every corner of the city.

Housing Taiwan’s abandoned deities

Taipei Times 20 Mar 2023
On June 1, 2020, ETToday reported on one such case in New Taipei City ... A June 9, 2015 article in the Liberty Times (the Chinese-language sister newspaper of the Taipei Times) touched on this taboo, and contained a warning from Chuang Yen-yu (莊研育), a scholar of local customs and culture ... RENTAL FEES.

Taipei’s Chiang endorses 30 free YouBike minutes

Taipei Times 11 Mar 2023
Taipei Mayor Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安) yesterday said making the YouBike public bicycle rental service free for the first 30 minutes again has always been his plan ... Taipei has 1,260 YouBike rental stations and the number of rides exceeded 34 million last year, a historic high, it said.

Volvo Bus embraces Taiwan tourism revival

Taipei Times 15 Feb 2023
... a double-decker restaurant bus in Taipei yesterday ... Embracing the luxury travel trend during the post-pandemic period, E-go Taiwan Car Rental & Travel Group Corp is offering a luxury for travelers who want to enjoy sightseeing in Taipei that has never been seen in Taiwan before.