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Paddlers protest ocean access restrictions in north Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 100 stand up paddle boarders gathered at Keelung's Dawulun Beach on Saturday (Nov. 4) to protest restrictions on how far beachgoers are allowed to venture into ...

Man fined NT$15,000 for going beyond cordon at north Taiwan beach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A beachgoer has been fined NT$15,000 (US$463) after taking his stand-up paddle board outside the safety cordon at Keelung’s Dawulun Beach. The Taipei man surnamed...

Roads to avoid on Taiwan's Double Ten holiday weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the second day of Taiwan’s National Day holiday weekend the transport ministry has issued advice to motorists hoping to avoid traffic jams. On Sunday (Oct. 8) ...

Northern Taiwan beach installs AI system to prevent nighttime swimming

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Keelung City installed an AI monitoring system at Dawulun Beach to ensure visitors do not enter the ocean at night, it was reported on Sunday (Oct. 1). Public access to...

Riptides cause 3 drownings at northern Taiwan beach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three drownings occurred at Keelung's Dawulun Beach (大武崙沙灘) on Saturday (Aug. 12). The first incident occurred around noon, followed by another drowning at 1p.m., a...