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Taiwan’s Rice Straw Art Festival returns for Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hualien's Fuli Township will host the Rice Straw Art Festival for the second time after it was received well last year. In addition to 20 rice straw installations, ...

Daylily season begins in Taiwan’s Hualien County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The daylily season on Chike Mountain (赤柯山) and neighboring Liushihdan Mountain (六十石山) in Taiwan’s eastern county of Hualien has begun and will last until Sep. 13, wi...

Photo of obese monkey prompts calls for visitors to stop feeding Formosan macaques

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo posted on Facebook on Saturday (April 11) showing an obese Formosan macaque at a popular attraction in Taiwan’s eastern county of Taitung prompted many socia...

Ji'an and Fuli selected as ‘Taiwan classic small towns’ of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Ji'an and Fuli townships in the eastern county of Hualien are two of the 30 classic small towns selected for 2020 under the “small town 2.0” program, Libert...

Japanese man overstayed Taiwan visa by 36 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Immigration Agency (NIA) is preparing to send a man home to Japan who overstayed his visa by 36 years while living in the Hualien County countryside. T...

Daylilies to remain in bloom in eastern Taiwan through Double Ten Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The daylily blooms on Fuli Township's Lioushihdan Mountain (六十石山) and neighboring Chike Mountain (赤柯山) in Yuli Township along Hualien County’s Coastal Range are ...

Taiwan police officer helps girl raise funds for father’s funeral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A teenage girl living in Taiwan’s eastern county of Hualien wrote a letter to thank a local police officer for securing an emergency fund from a charity to help bury...

Taiwan lifts land, sea warnings for Tropical Storm Bailu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) lifted its land and sea warnings for Tropical Storm Bailu at 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. respectively on Sunday (Aug. 25) while cautioning ab...

Daylily Festival in Taiwan’s Hualien to begin Aug 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Daylily Festival in Taiwan’s eastern county of Hualien will start on Aug. 3 and last until Sep. 15, Hualien Tourism Department announced on July 24. The golde...

Magnitude 4.2 quake shakes southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude 4.2 quake jolted the counties of Taitung and Hualien on Taiwan’s east coast Saturday (May 25) afternoon, the Central Weather Bureau reported. The temb...

Carrefour Taiwan promotes a food transition on the way to 2022

Carrefour announced this year it wanted to serve as the leader in food transition, taking action on a worldwide basis. In Taipei Thursday, Carrefour Taiwan CEO Wang Chun-chao (王俊超) invited dozens o...

Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau pitches camping & running combo in Lo Shan organic village

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—If you haven’t planned out your Mid-Autumn Festival activities, the two-day (Sep. 22 & Sep. 23) running and camping combo the East Rift Valley National Scenic Area...

Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival under moonlight at the first organic farm in East Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's East Rift Valley National Scenic Area Management Office announced on Sept. 4 that it is going to hold a two-day camping activity to celebrate the arrival of t...

Registration for four Tourism Bureau organized cycling races in eastern Taiwan is now open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Registration for four cycling races, which will take place November 9-11, is open from now until October 5, but event organizer Tourism Bureau’s East Rift Valley Natio...

Farmers in three daylily growing regions in eastern Taiwan gear up for reaping daylily flower benefits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The three townships in eastern Taiwan where golden daylily flowers are blossoming on their gently rolling hills are gearing up for using the short flower season of August an...