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Taiwan’s Shifen Waterfall now wheelchair-accessible

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The wheelchair-friendly trail at the Shifen Waterfall Park in Pingxi District, New Taipei City was inaugurated on Saturday (Nov. 13), enabling wheelchairs and strollers ac...

Belizean ambassador to Taiwan praises bilateral ties ahead of 40th Independence Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Belizean Ambassador to Taiwan Dr. Candice Pitts has said the Caribbean nation has been very engaged with Taiwan and that she hopes to further strengthen bilateral relation...

New Taipei's Shifen Waterfall's summer hours kick in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tourists can enjoy the scenery of Shifen Waterfall (十分瀑布) one hour longer from Monday (June 1), when the geological attraction's summer hours kick in. Shifen Waterf...

Shihfen Waterfall Park in New Taipei closed for Lunar New Year's Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Shifen Waterfall Park in New Taipei City's Pingxi District will be closed for Lunar New Year's Eve on Friday (Jan. 24) and resume its normal hours of operation...

Filipino OFW shoots video showing 63 scenic sites in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino migrant worker vlogger has created a video documenting his travels to 63 scenic spots across Taiwan over the course of a year. Marc Peter Uy, 25, hails from ...

Closing time of Shifen Waterfall in New Taipei adjusted to 6 p.m. in summer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The closing time of Shifen Waterfall Park (十分瀑布公園) in Pingxi District, New Taipei City for the next four months from June 1 to Sep. 30 has been adjusted to 6 p.m., an hour later ...

Shifen Historic Trail, one of Taiwan’s oldest hikes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Shifen Historic Trail, the first stretch of the Tamsui-Kavalan Historic Trails (淡蘭古道), connects Keelung’s Nuan Nuan with Shifen in New Taipei City. One of the old...

Photo of the Day: New Taipei's Shifen Waterfall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Swedish YouTuber captured this spectacular photo of Shifen Waterfall in New Taipei City this past weekend. The photographer, Lukas Engström, 29, says he captured the...

Shifen Waterfall in New Taipei to close one hour earlier in the next eight months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Shifen Waterfall park in Pingxi District, New Taipei City will close one hour earlier from Oct 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019, according to a news release posted by the Tourism...

Danish photographer creates stunning time-lapse video of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Danish photographer on May 29 uploaded to Facebook a stunning time-lapse video of several amazing places in Taiwan. The photographer and IT consultant, 43-year-old Henrik...

Top 5 places to escape the Taipei heatwave

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The mercury has been hitting new heights in Taipei of late. It has been hot across Taiwan, but in the capital, it has been on a whole other level. Earlier this week, tempera...