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2021 firefly season begins at Taiwan’s Danongdafu Forest Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Firefly season at the Danongdafu Forest Park in Hualien County's Guangfu Township began last weekend and will last until April 11, the Hualien Forest District Office a...

Eastern Taiwan continues to see scorching temperatures

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's hot summer weather continued Sunday, with eastern Taiwan experiencing temperatures of more than 37 degrees Celsius, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said. The highest t...

Bookings for viewing fireflies in E. Taiwan’s Danongdafu Forest Park available now

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Danongdafu Forest Park (大農大富平地森林園區) in Taiwan’s eastern county of Hualien offers the earliest opportunities for viewing fireflies, and this year the organized viewing act...

Explore Taiwan's colonial history in Hualien with a stay at an authentic Japanese Ryokan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Hualien County may not be the first place most tourists think of when they think of Taiwan’s colonial past under the Japanese. Most probably think ...

Two rabies cases from Chinese ferret-badger bites reported in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ten townships in Taiwan's eastern county of Hualien have issued warnings for rabies after two people tested positive for the disease as they were bitten by Chinese fer...

A wonderful trip to Yuli in Hualien, eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—When I have four-day or longer vacations, eastern Taiwan is usually my first choice of domestic destinations, and there I went on a trip during the Tomb Sweeping Holiday, du...

Seize short window of opportunity to watch fireflies in Danongdafu Forest Park in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The firefly viewing season at the Danongdafu Forest Park (大農大富平地森林園區) in Taiwan’s eastern county of Hualien started on March 17, and the peak viewing time this year w...

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 ...

Taiwan CDC confirms 2 human cases of rabid animal bites this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--On February 21, 2018, the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced this year’s first two human cases of ferret badger bites in Taiwan.  Additionally, th...

Enjoy colorful leaves along the longest forest bikeway in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The leaves of the fragrant maple trees in the Danongdafu Forest Park (大農大富平地森林園區) in Taiwan’s eastern county of Hualien has turned red, and the best time to enjoy the...

Hidden treasures in eastern Taiwan’s Guangfu Township

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s eastern county of Hualien has not only a long and beautiful coastline but also many treasures in the landscape of the county’s mountains and valleys. Gu...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocks eastern Taiwan

Taipei, Nov. 4 (CNA) A magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit eastern Taiwan at 7:34 a.m. Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The earthquake's epicenter was located at sea about 48.1...

Torrential rain for Yilan expected through Sunday morning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-- The Central Weather Bureau issued an extremely heavy to torrential rain advisory for Yilan County from late Friday through Sunday morning due to impact from this year's 16th...