Roselle flowers reach full bloom in Taipei’s Guandu Plain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Roselle flower is nicknamed "ruby" for its color that is similar to blood-red colored gemstones. The flowers are mostly grown in Taiwan's southeastern coun...

Taipei to fine those caught burning fields up to NT$1 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In order to reduce the amount of air pollution caused by the burning of straw in agricultural fields in the Guandu Plain in the Taipei Basin, the Taipei City Department of Envi...

Join rice harvest fun at Taipei’s Guandu Plain July 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taipei Department of Economic Development (DED) is teaming up with Beitou Farmers’ Association to organize the “2017 Beitou Rice Harvest Fun” event on July 30 t...

One more good reason to go up to Yangmingshan

Yangmingshan, a national park just outside of Taipei, is easily accessible, filled with mountains and perfect if you want to get out of the city and get some fresh mountain air. But many people might ...