Police in northern Taiwan bust illegal loggers, confiscate 50 tons of wood

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Law enforcement in Hsinchu County arrested 11 people on Tuesday (April 28) for illegal logging and timber trafficking, confiscating approximately 50 tons of valuable wood ...

Taichung to construct park ahead of Flora Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In preparation for the 2018 Taichung World Flora Exposition this Nov., the Taichung City Government announced today plans for the Houli Forest Park. The park will featu...

While police were distracted by crowds, man illegally cuts trees in Alishan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police on Saturday caught a man illegally logging in Alishan National Scenic Area while he thought the police would be too busy controlling traffic with the influx of visitors ...

Illegal logging group involving Vietnamese laborers indicted

Taipei, June 7 (CNA) Prosecutors in Taichung on Tuesday indicted 28 people, including 11 Vietnamese laborers, for illegal logging in forests on national land. The Taichung District Prosecuto...

Taiwanese men, Vietnamese workers arrested for illegal logging

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) Two Taiwanese men and five Vietnamese migrant workers were arrested Wednesday for allegedly engaging in illegal logging in the Alishan mountain area in Chiayi County. T...