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Bus company urges cherry blossom-watchers to visit central Taiwan farm during week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuo-Kuang Motor Transportation Co., which is operating a package tour from Taipei and Yilan County to Taichung's Wuling Farm during cherry blossom season, on Thursday ...

Annong River Bikeway in Taiwan's Yilan provides safe haven for exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 13.5-kilometer bikeway that meanders along the banks of the Annong River in both Sanxiang and Dongshan townships, Yilan County, provides a safe and relaxing environment ...

Bus services to Wuling Farm in central Taiwan for cherry blossom season

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuo-Kuang Motor Transportation Co. is operating a bus service package tour from Taipei and Yilan County to Wuling Farm in central Taiwan during the 2021 Wuling Farm Cherry...

Another cold air mass forecast to hit Taiwan on Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said Sunday (Jan. 10) that the 3.4 degrees Celsius recorded in Gongguan Township, Miaoli County at 6:23 a.m. was the lowest temperature recor...

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...

Snow falls on Mount Taiping in northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As many Taiwanese shivered under a cold front Thursday evening (Jan. 7), snowfall was reported on Mount Taiping in Yilan County. Temperatures in the forest area, which ...

Taiwan experiences first snowfall of 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first snow of 2021 fell upon Taiping Mountain in the northern Taiwan county of Yilan early Friday (Jan. 1), transforming the landscape into a magical winter wonderland...

Most of Taiwan's Taipingshan closed to visitors on New Year's Eve after 2 p.m.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the first cold snap of the season has arrived in Taiwan, the Luodong Forest District Office said Wednesday (Dec. 30) that most of the Taipingshan National Forest Recrea...

Reopening of landslide-hit railway in northern Taiwan delayed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Minister of Transportation and Communications Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) said Sunday (Dec. 6) that a section of railroad destroyed by a recent landslide in a rural...

Missile test surprises residents of northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The firing of a missile in Yilan County Wednesday morning (Oct. 28) was heard by people as far as 20 kilometers away, but they only saw the exhaust plume, according to loc...

Taiwanese fishermen swept into sea by rogue waves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four fishermen have died while one in critical condition, and four others are wounded after they were swept into the sea by rogue waves while angling at the Daxi Fishery P...

Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau to step up virus prevention measures at Marian Hiking Trail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau will begin to take crowd control measures at the Marian Hiking Trail (聖母登山步道) in Jiaoxi Township, Yilan County for fear that the popular tra...

Priest thanks Taiwanese for donating NT$120 million to aid Italy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Italian priest in Taiwan on Tuesday (April 7) thanked the many generous Taiwanese who donated over NT$100 million within six days to battle the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID...

Taiwan donates NT$6 million for epidemic relief in Italy

Taiwanese have donated more than NT$6 million (US$198,348) to fight the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in Italy, following an appeal for help on Wednesday (April 1) by an Italian priest who has worked ...