Tour scenic attractions in Dongshi, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dongshi District (東勢區) in Taichung City, famous for producing fruits year round due to its climate, is also a nice place to admire fireflies and lotus flowers during summ...

Tour scenic attractions in Shigang, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The Shigang district in Taichung City boasts many attractions, most of which are easily accessible by bike. During the COVID-19 pandemic, avoiding crowds and following s...

Admire the cherry blossoms of central Taiwan: Basianshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Red Taiwan Cherry blossoms are turning the Basianshan (Eight Deities Mountain) National Forest Recreation Area into a dreamlike landscape, the Dongshih Forest District Off...

Red maples lend brilliant color to Dasyueshan landscape in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Dongshih Forest District Office encourages the public to admire the red maples of Dasyueshan National Forest Recreation Area before the leaves fall in mid-to-late Dece...

Central Taiwan’s Dongshi Forestry Culture Park open every day until September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Dongshi Forestry Culture Park (東勢林業文化園區), located in Taichung City’s Dongshi District, will be open to visitors every day from July 1 to August 31 to allow the public...

Theme parks around Taiwan make special offers to visitors during 228 holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Many theme parks across Taiwan offer visitors special prices or discounts during the four-day 228 Peace Memorial Day holiday from Feb. 28 to Mar. 3, Taiwan's Tourism B...

Central Taiwan's Dasyueshan initiates free shuttle bus service trial during 228 holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Central Taiwan's Dasyueshan National Forest Recreation Area (大雪山森林遊樂區) will be a nice place for people living in the Taichung metropolitan area to visit during the upc...

Avian flu hits two Yunlin duck farms in Taiwan; 5,043 birds culled

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A total of 5,043 ducks have been culled on two farms in Yunlin County that were found to be infected with the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza virus, the Bureau of Animal and Pla...

Hehuanshan applies to become Taiwan's first dark sky park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Staff members of an international dark-sky association are currently in Taiwan to survey Hehuanshan (Hehuan Mountain) in central Taiwan with regard to its application to b...

Senior citizens to enjoy discounts at forest recreation areas during Double Ninth Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Taiwan's Dongshih Forest District Office (DFDO) will offer special restaurant discounts to visitors over 65 years old at any of its four national forest recrea...

16 theme parks in Taiwan collectively roll out preferential admission deal to benefit visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—While all amusement parks in Taiwan are rolling out new deals to attract more visitors to their parks in the summer, 16 of them took a step further and collectively agreed o...

Avian flu leads to culling of 10,000 birds at Taiwan chicken farm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to the statement released by Yunlin County's Animal and Plant Disease Control Center on Friday, a chicken farm in the county has been identified to be infected wi...

Philippine Catholic nun given ROC citizenship

TAIPEI, (Taiwan News)-- Catholic nun O Anuna ( 滿詠萱 ) from the Philippines, who has devoted almost half of her life to taking care of children with disabilities in Taiwan, officially became a Republic ...

CPC, RasGas team up to enhance educational resources in rural Taiwan

Taipei, Oct. 24 (CNA) Taiwan's state-run petrochemical refiner, CPC Corporation, signed a memorandum of understanding with Qatar's RasGas Saturday, under which the two oil companies agreed to work ...