Taiwan’s Taitung County reclaims the last occupied cave of the country’s oldest prehistoric site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The government of Taiwan’s eastern county of Taitung took back the last occupied cave of Baxian (Eight Deities) Cave, which is the country’s oldest prehistoric s...

Okinawans may have originated from Taiwan

Taipei (Taiwan News)—The first people that set foot on Okinawa, an island in Japan, more than 30,000 years ago, might have sailed there on bamboo rafts from Taiwan, according to studies by Japan...

Amis bamboo canoe tested for voyage to Japan

Taipei, Aug. 3 (CNA) A Japanese anthropologist and others tried out an Amis bamboo canoe in waters off eastern Taiwan on Wednesday in preparation for a voyage to Japan's Yonaguni Island next summer. ...

Baxian Cave in Taitung has potential for world heritage status

Taipei, Nov. 9 (CNA) Minister of Culture Hung Meng-chi (???) promised the Taitung County government Monday that his ministry will assist in getting Baxian Cave (???) -- a prehistoric cultural site...