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Photo of the Day: Ski resort on Taiwan's Hehuanshan in 1971

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan saw snowfall on at least six mountains over the weekend, sports commentator Max Shih (石明謹) posted this photo of his father skiing on Hehuanshan when it used to h...

Taiwan's Hehuanshan sees biggest snowfall of winter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold wave continues to hammer Taiwan, Hehuanshan accumulated 6 centimeters of snow this morning (Jan. 11), marking the heaviest snowfall this winter. With frigid t...

Another cold air mass forecast to hit Taiwan on Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said Sunday (Jan. 10) that the 3.4 degrees Celsius recorded in Gongguan Township, Miaoli County at 6:23 a.m. was the lowest temperature recor...

Parts of 2 highways closed in central Taiwan over concern for icy conditions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Directorate General of Highways (DGH) on Sunday (Jan. 10) announced road closures on two sections of highways in central Taiwan starting from 5 p.m. out of concern for...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's Lalashan blanketed by winter snow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lalashan Forest Reserve was covered with layers of snow on Saturday morning (Jan. 9), attracting crowds of Taiwanese to take in the rare spectacle and pose for photos. ...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese tourists go snow crazy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As six mountains in Taiwan saw significant snowfall on Friday (Jan. 8), Taiwanese flocked to the mountains to take their perfect winter wonderland photos. A cold wave p...

Snow falls on 6 mountains in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold wave blasts Taiwan, snow fell today (Jan. 8) on at least six mountains in northern, northeastern, and central Taiwan, including Yangmingshan, Taipingshan, Hehuan...

Man in central Taiwan hospitalized after flu vaccination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taichung resident was hospitalized last week after experiencing symptoms, including difficulty breathing, suspected of being side effects of the influenza vaccine he had...

78-year-old conquers Taiwan's highest peak in 11 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 78-year-old man recently conquered Taiwan’s highest summit — Yushan Main Peak — reaching the altitude of nearly 4,000 meters after 11 hours. Chen Yu...

Taiwan launches first dark sky park in Hehuanshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's first international dark sky park was officially launched on central Taiwan's Hehuanshan (合歡山) Saturday (Sept. 19), setting a milestone for astronomy comm...

Record snowfall on Taiwan’s Yushan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A punishing cold front has seen record snowfall on Taiwan’s highest peak of Yushan (玉山), and an “orange” cold alert issued for the counties of Hsinchu, M...

Cold surge brings snow to mountainous areas of Taiwan

Snow fell in mountainous areas of Taiwan on Tuesday (Jan. 28) as the first cold surge of the winter season hit the country along with abundant moisture from south China, according to the Central Weath...

Cold snap causes snowfall in Taiwan's mountain areas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Snow has fallen on Yushan (玉山), Xueshan (雪山) and Hehuanshan (合歡山) mountains, carpeting Taiwan's tallest peaks in up to 15 centimeters of wintry whiteness, according to...

Taiwan participates in the New York Times Travel Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is participating in the New York Times Travel Show from Jan. 24 to 26 at the Javits Convention Center in New York. The Taiwan pavilion in the show features the i...

Tourism Bureau suggests 40 ways to enjoy Taiwan's mountains

The Tourism Bureau on Friday (Jan. 17) unveiled 40 recommended itineraries for alpine travel in Taiwan as the centerpiece of its campaign to market 2020 as the Year of Mountain Tourism. The bureau ...