New top-shell species discovered on Taiwan’s Kinmen islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new species of top-shells (Trochidae) was discovered around the Leiyu Township in Taiwan’s Kinmen County – Kinmen Top-shell (金門鐘螺), the first to be named aft...

A look at Taiwan’s smallest military post

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Kinmen County, which consists of a number of outlying islands, is well-known for its status as both a hub of tourism and a strategic battlefront. Among the...

Chinese man lands on Kinmen 'seeking freedom, democracy'

A man from China's coastal Zhejiang Province landed on the Taiwan-controlled outlying island of Kinmen off the Chinese coast in a rubber boat early Thursday, claiming that he came seeking freedom. ...