Taiwan to put in place volcano alert system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is set to implement a volcano warning system by the end of this year that covers the Tatun volcanoes (大屯火山群) in the north and Turtle Island (龜山島, Guishan Island) of...

Photo of the Day: 'Shell' spotted over Taiwan's Turtle Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An unusually low cloud was spotted covering Turtle Island (龜山島, Guishan Island) over the weekend, prompting some to deem it the turtle's "shell," while older...

Yilan museum plays front-line role in promoting environmental education in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- A special exhibition titled “Eco-Rethink” is running through Sept. 3 at Lanyang Museum in northeastern Taiwan’s Yilan County. Organized in cooperation with T...

Taipei's Tatun Volcanoes proven active: scientists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After carrying out a long-term study, a research team at Academia Sinica has determined that the Tatun volcano group (TVG) and Guishan Island are both active volcanoes and a vo...

Dangerous winds, waves bring abrupt halt to Yilan ocean swim in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Four swimmers had to be rescued and one fell into a coma after wind and waves disrupted the Lanyang Ocean Swim to Guishan Island (蘭陽海上長泳-迎向龜山) on Monday morning (May 27) in Yil...

Pitchpersons wanted: promote 10 of Taiwan's islands and earn NT$35,000!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As part of the “Year of Bay Tourism” initiative, the Tourism Bureau is offering a much-coveted job – promoting ten selected islands of Taiwan and getting...

2018 Year of Bay Tourism campaign launched in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The 2018 Year of Bay Tourism campaign promoting Taiwan’s top 10 islands was launched Jan. 24 in Taipei City by the Tourism Bureau under the Ministry of Transportation an...

Check out the best places in Taiwan to watch the first sunrise of 2018

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- According to Tripbaa, a travel blog with a community of backpackers from over 500 cities, these are some of the best places where you can watch the first sunrise of 2018. 1. T...

Turtle Island reopens to tourists today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Turtle Island (龜山島), an islet 10 kilometers off the coast of the northeastern Taiwanese town of Toucheng in Yilan County, will open to limited numbers of the public today, afte...