Photo of the Day: 'Letter' from Taiwan leopard cat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As online speculation heats up over the potential arrival of cuddly pandas from Communist China at the Kaohsiung Zoo, the Leopard Cat Association of Taiwan released a photo yes...

Mountain patrols capture video of rare sighting of Formosan black bear 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two Forestry Bureau mountain patrols captured video of a rare Formosan black bear sighting, as it crossed a river and climbed up a steep hill when they were walking a...

Jiaming Lake National Trail and mountain huts in eastern Taiwan to be reopened on Sep. 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-- Jiaming Lake National Trail will be reopened on Sep. 6 after the emergency closure on August 22 following four incidents of Formosan black bears intruding into mountain hut...

Kuo Yuan Ye teams up with OhBear to treat passengers to ‘OhBear Moon Cake’ at Taipei Songshan Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s cake and pastry brand Kuo Yuan Ye teamed up with Taiwan’s tourism ambassador OhBear on Tuesday (Aug. 14) to treat passengers at Taipei Songshan Airport ...

TAIUNA delegation leaves for Geneva to voice Taiwan's desire to join WHO 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 35-member delegation of Taiwan United Nations Alliance (TAIUNA) embarked on a trip to Geneva on May 17, with an aim to expressing the wish of Taiwanese people to join th...

Healthy Formosan black bear spotted in eastern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan New) —  An endangered species known as the Formosan black bear was spotted by CCTV, showing that the work of wildlife conservation had gradually come into effect, said T...

Formosan black bear caught on camera stealing honey from bee farm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video was released on Monday (Jan. 1) on Facebook by the Taiwan Black Bear Education Center showing a Formosan Black Bear breaking into a farmer's bee hives to get some tas...

Taiwan's Top 10 natural wonders

If you are one of the vast majority of Taiwanese residents who reside in the dense urban sprawl that makes up most of the country’s western plains, it would be easy to stare out of your window a...

Photo of the Day: 'Angel's Tear' lands in Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A photo of Jiaming Lake (嘉明湖), commonly referred to as "Angel's Tear," or what the Bunun Tribe call the "Moon's Mirror," was captured...

Jiaming Lake to be reopened on April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –After a three-month environment and wildlife recovery period, the Jiaming Lake National Trail was reopened on April 1. The whole path along with the cabins are no...

‘Taiwan’ passport stickers pass Japan immigration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chinese media reported that Taiwanese visitors to Japan were allowed to pass through immigration at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport with “Republic of Taiwan” (台灣國) sti...

Ours à collier de Formose retrouvé mort dans la rivière

Un ours à collier de Formose a été trouvé mort sur le lit de la rivière dans la comté de Hualien, une cause de mort non naturelle a été suspect&...

Formosan black bear found dead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A rare Formosan black bear found dead in a river bed in Hualien County did not die of natural causes, reports said Saturday. Members of the Bunun indigenous people found the a...

Mountain clean-up launched to discourage foraging black bears

Some 700 kilograms of trash and kitchen waste was removed last week from an area near the Siangyang Cabin on the Jiaming Lake trail in Taitung County, one of the main habitats of the Formosan black be...

Mountain house closes for 2 months to stop bears

The Siangyang mountain house on the Jiaming Lake trail will be closed for two months to stop Formosan black bears from coming to search for food scraps in the house after 10 sightings of the animals s...