Taiwanese college student dies after falling into ravine while mountaineering

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 21-year-old college student surnamed Chien (簡) fell more than 60 meters into a ravine and died Saturday (May 16) on a two-day mountaineering trip to Mt. Bilu (畢祿山) in ce...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau recommends hiking Mt. Hehuan peaks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Tourism Bureau is recommending that the public go hiking to build a protective immunity that will better prepare them to fight infections. In a press release...

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...

Illegal parking causes serious traffic jam on Hehuan Mountain in central Taiwan over the weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As summer heat has intensified these days, many people chose to beat the hot weather by traveling up to Hehuanshan (Mt. Hehuan), a 3,416-metre-high (11,207 ft) mountain in c...

Taiwan’s Taroko National Park administration recommends watching sunset on Mt. Hehuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Taroko National Park administration has recommended that members of the public travel to Hehuan Mountain (合歡山) and trek to the main peak for watching spectacular sunsets...

Traffic control to be enforced on highway to Mt. Hehuan during Moon Festival

Traffic control will be enforced on the highway to Mt. Hehuan from Sept 15 to Sept 18 during the Mid-Autumn Festival long holiday, the Directorate General of Highways (DGOH) said on Saturday. The...

Earthquake shakes eastern Taiwan

An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale shook eastern Taiwan Sunday, according to the Central Weather Bureau. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The earthq...