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Earthfest returning to Taiwan in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Earthfest is returning July 21-24 for three days of music, dancing, camping, and arts and crafts. A fixture of Taiwan'...

Taiwan Hi-Life customer spends NT$40 on tea, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer of a Hi-Life in Miaoli County who bought two bottles of tea for only NT$20 (US$0.71) has been confirmed as one of the two winners of the NT$10 million Special P...

First wave of plum rains brings 200 mm of rain to Taiwan in 2 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year's first wave of plum rains has brought over 200 millimeters of rainfall to 100 weather stations across Taiwan over the course of a little over two days. T...

Young leopard cat found dead in northwest Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In Miaoli County, the new year began with the find of a dead leopard cat near a school, possibly a victim of hunger and cold weather. Last year, the region recorded at ...

Yulon Group chairman Kenneth Yen dies in Taipei at age 54

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Yulon Group chairman, multi-millionaire Kenneth Yen (嚴凱泰), died at Taipei Veterans General Hospital on Monday afternoon; he was 54. Yen was a Taiwanese entrepreneur who is l...

Van driver killed by falling tree after heavy rains softened soil on roadside slope in north central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A van driver was killed when a falling tree pierced through his vehicle’s windshield on Friday night, according to media reports. The soil around the tree on the st...

Photo of the Day: Fireflies dazzle western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the photo above fireflies can be seen whirring around a farm house in mountain township in southwestern Taiwan's Chiayi County. The firefly season is fast approaching...

Taiwanese parkour coach criticized for training at heritage site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese parkour coach, surnamed Han (韓), posted a video via social media two days ago of him training at a heritage site, the Longteng Bridge pier remains in Western T...

You might be NT$10 million richer if you check on your uniform invoices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Three NT$10 million uniform invoice prize winners haven’t shown up to claim their top prizes in the July/August Taiwan receipt lottery yet. Have you checked on your un...

Video of 'Lost Places' in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- German actor and marketing executive, Alexander Hoffmann, has created an intriguing video showing hidden gems in Taiwan that are far off the normal tourist path. On Oct. 16,...