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Gogoro rider stuck on 3,000 m mountain after batteries die in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Gogoro electric scooter rider on Saturday (June 4) found himself stranded near the summit of a 3,000-meter mountain pass after his batteries ran out of power. The rid...

Hehuanshan in central Taiwan to see extra high-occupancy vehicle traffic rules during coming holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With red-hairy azaleas blooming in the Hehuanshan (Mt. Hehuan) area in central Taiwan, the country’s highway authority is planning to enforce high-occupancy vehicle ...

Taiwan to close alpine section of Provincial Highway 14A as safety precaution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hehuanshan section of Provincial Highway 14A will be closed from 5 p.m. on Sunday (Dec. 26) until Monday morning as a safety precaution, Taiwan’s highway authori...

Parts of 2 highways closed in central Taiwan over concern for icy conditions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Directorate General of Highways (DGH) on Sunday (Jan. 10) announced road closures on two sections of highways in central Taiwan starting from 5 p.m. out of concern for...

Closures announced for some northern Taiwan highways over potential ice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the cold weather alert issued by the Central Weather Bureau, the Directorate General of Highways (DGH) on Wednesday (Dec. 30) announced closures on parts of...

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...

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...