Snow spotted falling on Taiwan's Hehuanshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Xueshan this morning (Dec. 6) became the first peak in Taiwan to see snowfall this winter, snow also began to fall on Hehuanshan. Temperatures on the mountain dro...

Most scenic Taiwan highway: Tongxiao section of Provincial Highway 61

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A stretch of Provincial Highway 61 along Taiwan’s west coast is the country's most scenic road. It came out ahead after an online poll to select “Taiwa...

Snow on Taiwan's mountains likely on Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold air mass blasts into Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that snowfall is likely on mountains over 3,000 meters in elevation, including Hehuanshan ...

Filipino OFW shoots video showing 63 scenic sites in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino migrant worker vlogger has created a video documenting his travels to 63 scenic spots across Taiwan over the course of a year. Marc Peter Uy, 25, hails from ...

Han says he will hoist flag poles on Taiwan mountains over 3,000 meters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate and erstwhile mayor of Kaohsiung, Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), on Wednesday (Oct. 23) said that if elected president, he would see to it t...

Hehuan Mountain becomes Taiwan's first International Dark Sky Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) has designated Hehuanshan (合歡山) as a Dark Sky Park. IDA Executive Director Ruskin K. Hartley wrote in a congratulatory lett...

Snow falls on Taiwan's Yushan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's tallest peak, Yushan, saw 1 centimeter of snow early this morning, while Xueshan and Hehuanshan could soon also see snow accumulation, announced the Central Weathe...

Taiwan's Xueshan sees 10 cm of snow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a continental cold air mass blasted into Taiwan from China, Taiwan's second tallest peak Xueshan saw 10 centimeters of snow yesterday (Feb. 24), while Yushan and Hehuans...

Snow likely on 4 of Taiwan's mountains tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a continental cold air mass blasts south into Taiwan, temperatures have dropped to as low as 10.8 degrees Celsius in northern Taiwan and snow in four of Taiwan's tallest...

Snow could fall on 3 of Taiwan's peaks this weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a continental cold air mass arrives tonight, there is a "high probability of snowfall" on three of Taiwan's mountains over this weekend, according to Central W...

Exclusive Interview with Indonesian co-founders of Universal Volunteer in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - On weekends, a group of people in green shirts can be sighted at parks, mountains, and beaches in Taiwan, carrying garbage bags filled with glass and plastic bottles, aluminum c...

Taiwan’s Yushan expected to see first snow deep into the night

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Yushan (Mount Jade, 玉山) could see the first snowfall of the season late Wednesday night or early next morning if conditions are right, forecast Meteorologis...

British mother and son camping illegally on Taiwan’s Mount Hehuanshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A British mother and son who spent four months camping illegally inside the national park including Mount Hehuanshan (合歡山) were removed and fined, reports said Saturday. The ...

Hehuanshan applies to become Taiwan's first dark sky park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Staff members of an international dark-sky association are currently in Taiwan to survey Hehuanshan (Hehuan Mountain) in central Taiwan with regard to its application to b...

Taiwanese marathon runner dies after fainting halfway though run

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A runner participating in a marathon event on Taiwan’s Hehuanshan died Saturday after fainting half way through the run, according to a Central News Agency report on S...