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Taiwan News to collaborate on ecotourism series

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Ecotourism Association (TEA) President Yuri Guo (郭育任) recently sat down with Taiwan News to discuss a new collaboration. The newspaper will work with the TEA on ...

The 2021 Taiwan International Balloon Festival ends in great success

Overcoming the pandemic. Letting hope soar.TAITUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 10 September 2021 - The 2021 Taiwan International Balloon Festival has entered it's 11th year this year. In the past 10 ...

Indigenous hunter mistakes Vietnamese man for wild boar in central Taiwan shooting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese Indigenous hunter claims that he mistook a Vietnamese migrant worker for a wild boar before he fatally shot him while hunting for wild game in central Taiwan. ...

Video from family, friends encourages Taiwan boxer to go for gold at Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Friends and relatives of Taiwanese boxer Chen Nien-chin (陳念琴) have created a video encouraging her to go for the gold at the Tokyo Olympics, which will open on July 23. ...

Taiwan president issues pardon to Bunun hunter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a long, protracted legal battle, the Presidential Office on Thursday (May 20) issued a pardon to Bunun tribe member Tama Talum, citing the Constitution and the Amnes...

Lake Jiaming hikers can now receive certificates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Now hikers who visit Lake Jiaming in Taiwan’s Central Mountain Range can receive a special certificate for a small price, according to the Taitung Forest District Of...

Taiwanese singer Abao releases new album

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Having won the Golden Melody Awards (GMA) in 2020, indigenous Taiwanese singer Abao (Aljenljeng Tjaluvie) of the Paiwan tribe launched her own record company, Nanguaq. ...

Constitutional Court takes up indigenous Taiwanese hunting rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Constitutional Court on Tuesday (March 9) held a debate on the constitutionality of convictions of indigenous hunters for using firearms to hunt protected animals in e...

Responding to International Mother Language Day, Taiwan builds an environment friendly to indigenous languages

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 23 February 2021 - In response to UN's call for the preservation of mother languages, International Mother Language Day -- Indigenous Language Revitalization Award ...

Taiwan holds 'children only' press event on coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the first time ever, Health Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) held a “children only” press event, taking questions from elementary and junior high school stud...

Photo of the Day: Snow on Taiwan's Chiaming Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Taiwan saw frigid temperatures over the weekend, a hiker captured the rare sight of snow on Chiaming Lake (嘉明湖). A punishing cold front brought snow to Taiwan'...

Snow falls on Taiwan's Xueshan, 1st of winter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Snow fell today (Dec. 6) on Taiwan's Xueshan, the first snow seen in the country this winter. Due to a combination of a northeast monsoon and southern cloud system,...

Paiwan tribal festival spotlights Taiwan’s rich cultural tapestry

The Maljeveq festival, a colorful indigenous celebration featuring ancestor rituals, ceremonies to ward off evil spirits, dancing, feasting, food offerings and singing, is the cultural highlight of Oc...

Rescued bear cub in S. Taiwan receives name at Bunun ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Local indigenous Bunun communities in Taiwan’s Taitung County that have been caring for an abandoned black bear cub have decided to name the cub after a village matr...

International artists inspired by minority communities in Taiwan

Taipei (CNA) Twelve international artists, who have been in Taipei for four weeks visiting local minority communities for inspiration, will showcase their works at Taipei Performing Arts Center, it wa...