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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...

Apparent temperature in Taipei to drop to 3 degrees on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold wave expected to arrive in Taiwan on Thursday (Jan. 7) will send temperatures plunging to between 7 and 10 degrees Celsius Friday and Saturday (Jan. 8-9), with the ...

Highly venomous Taiwan habu slithers onto deliveryman's scooter in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A highly venomous Taiwan habu, or Brown Spotted Pitviper (Protobothrops mucrosquamatus, 龜殼花蛇) was spotted on Thursday (June 27) inside a beverage deliveryman's scooter in N...

Taiwan’s Lala Mountain sees snow and road closure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As snow was falling on the Lala Mountain (拉拉山) in Taoyuan City Saturday afternoon, the authorities announced that roads up the mountain would be closed from 7 p.m. Taiw...

Cold wave kills 53 in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the latest cold wave blasts Taiwan causing temperatures to plummet to 10 to 12 degrees Celsius in all parts north of Tainan, 53 people have lost their lives to the bitter co...

Northern Cross Outdoor Festival to take place July 16 -31

Taoyuan City Government aims to unleash a wave of excitement in the summer by holding the Northern Cross Outdoor Festival from July 16 to July 31 to engage participants in activities ranging from bung...

34 foreign workers nabbed for working illegally

Thirty-four foreign laborers aboard a tour bus were found to have been working in Taiwan illegally Thursday, 26 of whom had absconded from their official workplaces, according to police in Chiayi, ...