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Woman survives 70-meter fall down mountain slope in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A teenage motorcyclist survived a 70-meter fall down a mountain slope in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County on Wednesday (April 27). At 12:18 p.m. that day, Pingtung...

Taiwanese man in critical condition after falling into ravine at Great Ghost Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A hiker was in critical condition after falling into a ravine while climbing Great Ghost Lake in Pingtung County, CNA reported. Great Ghost Lake, with an elevation of 2...

Torrential rains to ease Saturday across Taiwan, but threat remains

The torrential rainfall that drenched Taiwan on Friday could ease up on Saturday (May 23), but heavy rainfall could still affect the central and southern parts of the country, the Central Weather Bure...

S. Taiwan township moves to protect aging population from virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A township in southern Taiwan known for its aboriginal culture and mountainous scenery will begin checking visitors’ temperatures in order to protect its vulnerable ...

Taiwan’s first-ever queer indigenous festival to take place tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of referendum defeats during last month’s nine-in-one elections, Adju Festival, which takes place tomorrow (Dec. 15) in Pingtung County (屏東縣), aims to be...

Taiwan's Paiwan craftswoman revitalizes tribal bead arts at Pingtung studio

Paiwan artisan Taruzaljum Remereman promotes traditional tribal arts and crafts at her studio in Sandimen Township of southern Taiwan’s Pingtung County. (Staff photo/Chin Hung-hao) Nestled in...

Tjimur Dance Theatre creates a new Paiwan tradition in Taiwan

Taiwan’s indigenous artists are employing contemporary approaches to preserve and promote tribal cultures. Their arresting expressions, straddling a line between tradition and modernity with com...

Seven must-see attractions in Pingtung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Last week, we reported on the latest campaign by the Pingtung County Government to attract visitors to the region from Singapore. They have paid for advertising on 100 cabs acr...

10 couples, one from Japan, tie the knot in Paiwan marriage ceremony in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On March 17, ten couples were wed in Sandimen Township in Pingtung County, in a traditional wedding ceremony of the Paiwan people, one of Taiwan’s 16 indigenous ethn...

Paragliding operator in Taiwan’s Pingtung County shares profits with local indigenous community

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Saichia paragliding park located in Sandimen Township, Pingtung County, on Tuesday signed an agreement with the local indigenous community to allot 40% of its profits to...