Mobile convenience stores pop up in remote areas around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Convenient store and supermarket operators have begun to send out mobile convenience stores in an attempt to meet the shopping needs of people living in remote areas aroun...

Taiwanese dies from eating toads, 5 injured

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man living in eastern Taiwan's Hualien County died from poisoning after eating central Formosan toads that he and his friends mistook for frogs. Hualien Tzu Chi M...

Filipino OFW shoots video showing 63 scenic sites in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino migrant worker vlogger has created a video documenting his travels to 63 scenic spots across Taiwan over the course of a year. Marc Peter Uy, 25, hails from ...

Eastern Taiwan hit by three earthquakes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three earthquakes struck eastern Taiwan on early Sunday morning (August 11), with the biggest one reaching a magnitude of 5, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

Kavalan shamaness of Taiwan’s Hualien County dies at age 94

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has lost yet another of the country’s rare tribal shamans when Ibay died on Thursday morning at the age of 94. Ibay, a female shaman of the Kavalan Tribe, ...

Taiwan's Top 5 Skywalks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Everyone enjoys a stunning view. Indeed, people travel all over the world to seek them out. But some views require a little bit more fortitude than others. In recent years...

Torrential rain for Yilan expected through Sunday morning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-- The Central Weather Bureau issued an extremely heavy to torrential rain advisory for Yilan County from late Friday through Sunday morning due to impact from this year's 16th...

Cracks appear in glass skywalk above Pacific Ocean in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Less than two weeks after its inauguration, cracks in the glass skywalk above the Pacific Ocean in the Hualien County township of Fengbin (豐濱) forced a shutdown Wednesday....

Engine in Chi Po-lin helicopter crash sent to U.S.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Aviation Safety Council (ASC, 飛安會) has sent the engine of the helicopter which crashed on June 10 killing renowned documentary maker Chi Po-lin (齊柏林) and two others to...

Skywalk traversing cliff face overlooking Pacific Ocean in eastern Taiwan opens July 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--A skywalk in eastern Taiwan’s Hualien County(花蓮豐濱天空步道) that allows visitors to overlook the Pacific Ocean under their feet opened on July 1 (Saturday), attracting many tour...

Mipaliw Wetlands Art Festival reflect the beauty of Hualien in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With 11 artworks created to show the vitality of life and beauty of the east coast of Taiwan, the 2017 Mipaliw Wetlands Art Festival (2017米粑流濕地藝術季) opened Saturday in Feng...

Taipei 101 to pay tribute to Chi Po-lin with light display following his death

TAIPEI(Taiwan News) - A light display of the title of the highly-acclaimed documentary "Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above"(看見台灣) will be lit on the top of Taipei 101 Sunday evening, to pay tr...

Aviation Safety Council to visit Taiwan helicopter crash site Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As darkness fell Saturday, the Aviation Safety Council (ASC, 飛安會) decided to postpone until Sunday a visit to the site in Hualien County where award-winning filmmaker Chi ...

President Tsai Ing-wen pays tribute to director Chi Po-lin

President Tsai Ing-wen paid tribute to the award-winning Director Chi Po-lin on Facebook following the helicopter crash in Hualien County Saturday noon. “Learning that Director Chi Po-lin, hi...

Award-winning Taiwan documentary maker dies in helicopter crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Award-winning “Beyond Beauty – Taiwan from Above” (看見台灣) documentary maker Chi Po-lin (齊柏林) was one of three people who died when their helicopter crashe...