Tag - taipei



Taipei Mayor Chiang Wan-an (right) meets with Taro Aso, a former Japanese prime minister, in Tokyo on Wednesday.
JAPAN / Politics
May 16, 2024
Taipei mayor meets Japanese ruling party officials in Tokyo
Taipei Mayor Chiang Wan-an met with Japanese ruling party officials in Tokyo in his first visit to Japan since assuming office in 2022.
Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike (left) and Taipei Mayor Chiang Wan-an hold talks in Taipei on Wednesday.
Feb 7, 2024
Tokyo governor and Taipei mayor agree on urban governance cooperation
China expressed strong opposition to the Tokyo governor's visit to Taipei.
Baseball legend Sadaharu Oh throws out the ceremonial first pitch at the newly completed Taipei Dome on Saturday.
Dec 3, 2023
Baseball legend Sadaharu Oh throws first pitch at Taipei Dome
The 83-year-old former slugger, revered in both Japan and Taiwan, said he hoped the stadium would bolster Taiwanese baseball.
A supporter of the main opposition Kuomintang party shows their fingernails painted with the Taiwan flag, during the party's annual conference in New Taipei City, Taiwan, on July 23.
Aug 31, 2023
Taiwan parties spar for young vote as high-stakes elections loom
The outcome of the closely watched January 2024 vote will set the tone for Taipei's tumultuous relationship with Beijing.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jun 3, 2023
Taipei diners line up for noodles topped with deep sea isopods
Diners are reserving in droves, but wildlife experts aren't sure the critters are perfectly safe to eat.
Japan Times
Aug 16, 2022
Troops, noodles and familial love: China lays out its ideal Taiwan
Alongside its flashy display of power, China has been laying out its most forceful vision — political, economic, cultural — of a unified future.
Japan Times
Jul 24, 2022
Nadeshiko Japan claim comeback win over Chinese Taipei at E-1s
The defending champions will play China on Tuesday at the same venue, needing only a draw to win the regional title for a fourth time.
Japan Times
Jun 5, 2022
Mourning Tiananmen’s victims, and the Hong Kong that was
Since 2020, when Beijing imposed a sweeping national security law on Hong Kong, the local government has essentially banned public commemorations of the 1989 killings.
Japan Times
Mar 22, 2022
More Taiwanese believe Japan will aid Taiwan if China invades, according to survey
Taiwan and mainland China have been separately governed since they split as a result of a civil war in 1949. China regards Taiwan as a renegade province.
Japan Times
May 15, 2021
Taiwan tightens curbs after surge in domestic COVID-19 cases
Taiwan raised its coronavirus alert level on Saturday in Taipei, bringing measures for two weeks that will shut many venues in the wake of 180 new domestic infections.
Japan Times
Oct 8, 2019
Gift of good luck: Japan loans rare marimo moss balls to Taiwan
The Taipei Zoo has received four rare, naturally formed marimo moss balls on loan from the city of Kushiro, Hokkaido, in Japan's first such arrangement through cooperative conservation programs, zoo officials said on Monday.
Japan Times
Oct 27, 2018
Hundreds of thousands march for marriage equality in Taiwan amid referendum debate
Hundreds of thousands of people marched through Taiwan's capital on Saturday to press the government to deliver on its promise of marriage equality amid an increasingly heated debate over whether civil laws should recognize same-sex marriage.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Feb 24, 2018
In Taiwan, top chefs are building on a long history of culinary exchange with Japan
At 9 p.m. on a Saturday night, the Raohe Street Night Market in downtown Taipei is heaving. A line snakes in front of a stand selling caramelized pork buns near the grand, red gate that marks the entrance, and groups wander through the rows of vendors, munching on skewers of grilled squid and slurping...
Japan Times
Jan 5, 2018
Urban renewal project in Taipei retains Japanese colonial era features
Last August, after nearly 20 months of work, city officials unveiled the newly restored Qing Dynasty-era (1644-1912) North Gate in west Taipei.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Sep 4, 2017
Taipei and Sapporo zoos collaborate to breed rare poison dart frogs
Taipei Zoo has said it has successfully bred yet another species of poison dart frog, with expertise from a Japanese zoo, and expects the first batch of hatched tadpoles to transform into froglets in the coming days.
Japan Times
Aug 15, 2017
Historic Taipei shrine dating back to Japanese colonial era vandalized
A historic shrine in Taipei dating back to the Japanese colonial period has been vandalized, local media reported Tuesday.
May 7, 2017
Aussie pair wins annual race up Taipei 101's 2,046 steps
Two Australians on Sunday won this year's race up Taiwan's tallest skyscraper, climbing 2,046 steps in the annual "Taipei 101 Run Up."
Mar 31, 2016
Japan urges Taiwan to relax restrictions on food imports
Japan's de facto embassy in Taiwan has urged the country to relax restrictions placed on food from certain prefectures after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Jul 30, 2015
First overseas Anpanman shop to open in Taiwan in September
The first overseas shop specializing in goods from the popular anime character Anpanman is set to open in September in Taipei, with many goods available exclusively at the outlet to attract local families and tourists, toymaker Bandai Co. said.
Japan Times
Aug 7, 2014
The back story to Taiwan's treasures
The artworks and objects on display at the Tokyo National Museum's latest show, "Treasured Masterpieces from the National Palace Museum, Taipei," have had something of checkered history. A large part of this was due to the efforts of the Japanese Imperial Army to get their hands on the collection, which...


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