Rare western marsh harrier sighted in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Birdwatchers near the resort town of Kenting have spotted a western marsh harrier, a bird of prey never officially seen in Taiwan before, reports said Saturday (Nov. 9). ...

Indian influencers praise Taiwan's freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Popular travel blogger and influencer Aakash Malhotra and his girlfriend Aparajita Misra became the fourth group to participate in the "Spend a Night @ Taiwan's P...

Migratory bird species over Taiwan Pingtung hit record highs

A migratory bird count commissioned by Kenting National Park Headquarters has recorded 31-year highs in the number of both Chinese sparrowhawks and grey-faced buzzards. Unofficial results from the ...

Migratory birds over S. Taiwan hit record high in 31 years

More than 250,000 Chinese sparrowhawks have been observed migrating south over the Hengchun Peninsula in Pingtung County this season, the most since records on the birds' movements were first kept...

An end in sight for Taiwan’s third nuclear power plant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A forum about Taiwan’s third nuclear power plant on Tuesday (Sept. 24) highlighted issues surrounding its decommissioning by 2025, according to a United Daily News r...

Lifeguard whacks foreigner with metal rod for flipping him off on S. Taiwan beach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A lifeguard attacked a foreign tourist on a beach in Kenting after he failed to heed his warnings and made an obscene gesture with his middle finger on Saturday (Aug. 3). Ke...

Two Taiwan elementary schools improve each other

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Guangrong (光榮) and Kenting (墾丁) elementary schools have learned from and improved each other in the four areas of “leisure and sports, biological education, tourism indus...

Taiwan's 'crab protection' documentary wins U.S. film award

Taipei, July 15 (CNA) A documentary about how people help land crabs migrate from inland areas to the shore to spawn in southern Taiwan has won two awards at the Best Shorts Competition in the United ...

Lungluan Lake in southern Taiwan hailed as ‘wild bird paradise’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Lungluan Lake (龍鑾潭) in Kenting National Park (墾丁國家公園), south of Hengchun and between the Ping-Er Highway and Guanshan, is located in a low-lying area prone to flooding during t...

Taiwan’s magnificent Eluanbi Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Eluanbi Park at the southernmost tip of Taiwan in Kenting National Park is famous internationally for its landmark lighthouse. Selected as one of “Taiwan’s Eight...

Russian travel bloggers say Taiwan is 'completely different' from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two popular travel bloggers from Russia have described Taiwan as "completely different" from China and the "heart of Asia," CNA reports. Alexander Belenk...

New video guide series will share Taiwan’s National Parks with the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is a hidden jewel of Asia, and no matter when you visit, it is always worth the cost, says David Code, internationally recognized travel writer. Taiwan may not be lar...

Taiwan army, navy, air force to conduct joint anti-landing exercise in Southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – All three branches of Taiwan's armed forces will conduct a joint anti-landing exercise in Pingtung County (屏東縣), southern Taiwan on August 21. The Ministry of Natio...

Taiwan’s Top Caves

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- The whole world rejoiced earlier this week and Thai Navy Seals and an international rescue team successfully extracted the Wild Boars football team and their coach from a ca...

Kenting, Taiwan offers late night tours of coastal crab burrows

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Beginning in July every summer, crabs in Kenting, Taiwan migrate to the coast to lay their eggs, and this summer the Kenting National Park is offering late night tours of t...