Photo of the Day: Giant Dragon Spruce, Taiwania trees found in Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A forest of giant Dragon Spruce and Taiwania trees has been spotted during a survey recently carried out deep in the mountains of eastern Taiwan's Hualien County. A team...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan blue pheasant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Photos of this Swinhoe’s pheasant (Lophura swinhoii), also known as the Taiwan blue pheasant, were captured by a Malaysian physician while visiting western Taiwan in Janu...

Photo of the Day: 'Miniature Life Exhibition' in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Feb. 3, Reddit user kidultkingdom posted this photo of a whimsical scene by Japanese miniature artist Tatsuya Tanaka, as part of an exhibit on his works currently on display...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan sign spotted in Flushing LNR parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A colorful sign which read "Taiwan" was spotted in the annual Flushing Chinatown Lunar New Year parade in the New York City borough of Queens on Saturday (Feb. 9). ...

Photo of the Day: 1960s tourist map of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A copy of this vintage 1960s tourist map of Taiwan went viral on social media yesterday (Feb. 9). The map, which was published in 1969 and is titled "Tourist's Map ...

Photo of the Day: Venezuelans rally for Juan Guaidó in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Last Thursday (Jan. 24), members of the Venezuelan community gathered at Liberty Square in Taipei to support opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, who had declared himself int...

Photo of the Day: 'Do not accept Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Western and Chinese netizens alike are getting quite a chuckle from a sign at a popular hotpot chain in China which appears to warn patrons to "not accept Taiwan." ...

Photo of the Day: Hot 'dogs?' in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A hot dog stand in New Taipei City has caught the eye of many Western netizens for including the photo of a canine in a country once known for eating dog meat. On Sunday eve...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan Plaza spotted in Honduras

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A user of the social media site Reddit on Monday (Jan. 14) posted this photo from Google Maps showing a plaza dedicated to Taiwan, complete with a mock-up of Taipei 101, in the...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan cherry tree in bloom at Wuling Farm area

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In this photo, a Taiwan cherry tree can be seen in bloom, a month ahead of the traditional cherry blossom festival at the Wuling Farm area in central Taiwan's Taichung City...

Photo of the Day: First sunrise of 2019 over E. Taiwan captured from air

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On New Year's Day, a passenger on a Mandarin Airlines flight captured this stunning photo of the first sunrise of 2019 over eastern Taiwan's Hualien County. The phot...

Photo of the Day: Chinese textbook warns drinking cold water can be deadly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Many Western netizens are getting a laugh at a cartoon found by an American editor in a Chinese textbook warning children about the dangers of drinking cold water to the heart ...

Photo of the Day: Giant Taiwan red cypress discovered in Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During a survey of forests in the Dapu Mountain area, the Taitung Forest District rangers discovered over 100 Taiwan red cypress (chamaecyparis formosensis) trees well over 1,0...

Photo of the Day: Hand-painted movie posters in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Dec. 21, a user of the social media platform Reddit posted a photo of Tainan's venerable old Chin Men Theater (全美戲院) festooned with old-fashioned, hand-painted movie pos...

Photo of the Day: Christmas lights in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A colorful Christmas tree and decorations can be seen in front of the Wanchin Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County in this photo taken...