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Hiker carried down Taiwan’s highest mountain after suffering stroke

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a hiker showed symptoms of a stroke at Paiyun Lodge near Yushan’s Main Peak, rescue team members carried the individual down 8.5 kilometers in the middle of th...

7 injured in early-morning freeway accident in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A car that had stopped in the middle of National Freeway 1 was hit by another vehicle early Saturday morning (Nov. 20) in Chiayi County, injuring seven people, including t...

Third hiking accident happens on Taiwan’s Alishan in less than one month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A female hiker broke her ankle on the Mianyue Line trail in Chiayi County's Alishan after a fall near a tunnel on Wednesday (Nov. 17), bringing the number of hiking in...

Hiker dies after falling into ravine on Alishan trail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A male hiker died after falling into a ravine from a bridge on the Mianyue Line trail in Chiayi County's Alishan on Monday (Oct. 25). Firefighters at the Chiayi Cou...

Taiwan's Chiayi donates firefighting equipment to Somaliland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chiayi County on Monday morning (July 26) gifted firefighting equipment to Somaliland during a donation ceremony. Somaliland Representative to Taiwan Mohamed Omar Hagi ...

Man dies after falling into grain silo in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An employee of a farmers' association died in Chiayi County Tuesday morning (June 15) after falling into a silo and being buried under grain. The Chiayi County Fire...

Video shows firefighters battle forest fire on Alishan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A forest fire broke out on Taiwan's Alishan on Thursday (March 18) and it soon spread to Taiwan Provincial Highway 18, forcing the closure of some sections of the road...

20-vehicle crash on Taiwan highway caused by heavy fog: Police

A highway traffic accident involving 20 vehicles on Sunday morning that caused two deaths and injured eight others was caused by heavy fog in the area, according to police. The fatal accident occur...

Taiwan train reverses course to pick up injured hiker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A forest train traversing Chiayi's Alishan reversed direction and traveled backward 2 kilometers on Sunday (Nov. 15) in an effort to transport an elderly male hiker in...

Secret trail on S.W. Taiwan's Alishan open to permit holders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 9-kilometer hiking trail along the deserted forest Mianyue Line (眠月線) in Alishan National Forest Recreation Area in Chiayi County has become a popular hiking route ove...

Ex-firefighter saves boy's life on Taiwanese highway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former firefighter administered CPR to a boy who was thrown from a car during an accident on Saturday (May 9), later saying she was oblivious to the danger of oncoming t...

Malaysian man dies while climbing highest mountain in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--A 77-year-old Malaysian man died Wednesday, possibly from hypothermia, in a mountain lodge where he stayed after an aborted ascent to Taiwan's highest peak, the 3,952-meter J...