Drought makes Chiaming Lake in E. Taiwan look like ‘sunny-side-up egg’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The water level at East Taiwan’s Chiaming Lake (嘉明湖) has reduced so much due to a lack of rain that it has become the shape of a “sunny-side-up egg,” whi...

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'...

Tourism Bureau suggests 40 ways to enjoy Taiwan's mountains

The Tourism Bureau on Friday (Jan. 17) unveiled 40 recommended itineraries for alpine travel in Taiwan as the centerpiece of its campaign to market 2020 as the Year of Mountain Tourism. The bureau ...

5th Trending Taiwan film competition winners revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A film depicting the ordinary lives of mothers in Taiwan has won the grand prize of the 2019 Trending Taiwan Short Film Competition (全民潮臺灣短片徵件競賽) organized by the Ministry...

Taiwan should open more mountain trails to protect climbers: former rescue team leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government ought to open all mountain trails to the public, says former Taiwan Mountain Rescue Association Secretary-General Ming-pen Liang (梁明本). Discussion over m...

Top 10 alternative places to visit on Taiwan's east coast

Kaohsiung (Taiwan News) -- The East Coast of Taiwan really is the jewel of the island. While visitors to the west coast would be justified to question whether the name of "Formosa" (Beautifu...