Xinhua in S. Taiwan officially recognized as 'classic' town

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan City's Xinhua District has been selected as one of “Taiwan’s 30 classic towns” for 2020, according to a Tainan City Government press release o...

Taipei celebrates animal protection and biodiversity in May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As May marks World Bee Day, World Turtle Day, and Endangered Species Day, Taipei City Animal Protection Office (APO) will host a variety of events to raise public awarenes...

A time of magic light in the air – firefly season in Taiwan’s Chiayi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With April marking the start of firefly season in Taiwan, Chiayi County will be holding a range of activities for the public to learn more about the lightning bugs between...

Appreciate blooming Tung flowers during daytime and dazzling fireflies at night in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the firefly season is at its peak in mid-April, Tung flowers are in full bloom in Taiwan's western county of Yunlin. For many nature appreciators, spring is defi...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - April 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This week's top news included Taiwanese terror suspect in US faces additional charge, John Bolton could visit Taiwan in June, Taiwan thanks U.S. for helping domestic submar...

Photo of the Day: Fireflies dazzle western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the photo above fireflies can be seen whirring around a farm house in mountain township in southwestern Taiwan's Chiayi County. The firefly season is fast approaching...

Firefly season begins in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The firefly season has begun at Darken Ecological Park (大坑生態園區) and Dongshi Forest Garden (東勢林場) in western Taiwan's Taichung and is expected to peak by mid April, accordin...

Promisedland Resort in eastern Taiwan encourages guests to bring along spare stuff for benefit of needy children

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Promisedland Resort (花蓮理想大地渡假村) in central Hualien, eastern Taiwan has embarked on a “bring back a kilogram of love” campaign to benefit needy children in a ...

Map of best firefly viewing spots in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the peak firefly season runs from mid April to the end of May, Xin Media (欣傳媒) has created a Google map with 243 of the best locations to view fireflies in Taiwan. The ma...

View abundant fireflies in their natural habitat closest to a Taipei Metro station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As the season of fireflies is in full swing between mid April and the end of May, people should not miss this short window of time to appreciate the insects that have become...

Photo of the Day: Fireflies flicker in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –With the coming of the firefly mating season, the Lianhuachi Research Center in Nantou County attracted many photographers to catch the fabulous scene of fireflies glowing ...

Firefly season kicks-off at Muzha Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - With the coming of the firefly mating season, the Parks and Street Lights Office (PSLO) is working with Wenshan Community College to organize guided tours at Muzha Park’s ...

Firefly season to peak in Taiwan

Taipei, April 30 (CNA) Many places in Taiwan are set to see the peak of firefly activity in May, when the insects breed, local governments said Thursday. In northern Taiwan's New Taipei City, the f...