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...

Senior citizens to enjoy discounts at forest recreation areas during Double Ninth Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Taiwan's Dongshih Forest District Office (DFDO) will offer special restaurant discounts to visitors over 65 years old at any of its four national for...

Taiwan's Forestry Bureau offers half price admission to 13 national forest recreation areas on Double Ten Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau said in a news release on Tuesday that it will offer half price admission to 13 national forest recreation areas on Double Ten Day to celebrat...

Hehuanshan, Shuiyang Lake recognized as 2 of Taiwan's most beautiful locations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. news network CNN on July 23 published an article on the travel portion of its site listing some of the most beautiful attractions in Taiwan. The article entitl...

14 national forest recreational areas across Taiwan closed during Typhoon Maria reopened

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Fourteen national forest recreational areas across Taiwan closed during Typhoon Maria have been reopened after the typhoon had moved away from the island, the Forestry Burea...

Photo of the Day: Starry night in central Taiwan's Cingjing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Pictured is a starry night at the Cingjing Bed & Breakfast (清境楓丹白露民宿) in central Taiwan's Nantou County, near the Cingjing Farm.  The photo, taken by photo...

Hehuanshan first park in Taiwan to apply for Dark Sky Park status

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Central Taiwan's Nantou County Government yesterday (June 21) announced that it will submit a formal application to the International Dark Sky Association to have Hehu...