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Taiwan addresses water shortages following unusually dry year

Experts suggest that water-saving and management, as well as environmental protection, should be the priority as Taiwan is in the process of adopting several measures to cope with water shortages foll...

Taiwan government considers building new reservoirs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese government is mulling plans to construct three new reservoirs amid a looming water crisis in a year that has seen little rainfall due to the lack of typhoons...

Check out Taiwan's maple leaf scenery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There is no need to be cooped during the COVID-19 pandemic when checking out the maple leaves around Taiwan is so easy to do. According to data from the Forestry Bureau...

Major dams in Taiwan show alarmingly low water levels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese are urged to conserve water as the nation's three major reservoirs report alarmingly low storage levels. The Tsengwen (曾文), Shihmen (石門), and Feitsui (翡翠)...

Taiwan tourist hotspot app adds crowd warning function

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan City’s Scenic Area Service Agency has released an app that allows users to look up crowd warnings for popular tourist attractions and real-time video of tour...

Live images of tourist hotspots provided by Taiwan city helps people make travel decisions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan City Government is providing live images of eight popular tourists spots across the city using existing surveillance systems to help people wishing to avoid crowds...

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...

Bikeway connecting New Taipei and Taoyuan inaugurated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mayors of New Taipei City and Taoyuan both participated in the inauguration ceremony for a 65-kilometer bikeway that now connects the two cities, CNA reported on Tuesd...

Taiwan Tourist Shuttle bus to stop at Amuping Marina

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Tourist Shuttle bus No. 502, which operates the Xiaowulai route between Taoyuan Bus Taoyuan Station and Xiaowulai Skywalk, will stop at Amuping Marina twice a day o...

Water supply in Taiwan to remain sufficient, despite dry season

Water supply throughout Taiwan is expected to remain sufficient this winter, despite the dry season, which usually runs from November to the following April, the Water Resources Agency (WRA) said Frid...

'Shihmen Reservoir Blue Highway’ in Taiwan’s Taoyuan available this summer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taoyuan City’s Department of Tourism (DOT) has launched the season-limited “blue highway" package tour for tourists who wish to take a boat ride from the ...

Hot air balloon rides at Taiwan’s Shihmen Reservoir open for registration from June 10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first batch of hot air balloon rides at Taoyuan’s Shihmen Reservoir on the mornings and afternoons of June 15 -18 will be open for online registration from 10:30...

Taiwan Tourist Shuttle route changes from May 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two Taiwan Tourist Shuttle (台灣好行) routes in Taoyuan will be replaced by new routes starting May 1. This will enable passengers to "travel between transportation hu...

Taiwan’s Taoyuan takes over tourist service around Shihmen Reservoir from water resource authority

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taoyuan’s Department of Tourism (DOT) on Friday signed an agreement with the Northern Region Water Resources Office (NRWRO) to take over the task of providing tourist ser...

Qingshan Waterfall Trail in New Taipei offers magnificent views and delightful hiking experience

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After all the excitement and fanfare of the Lunar New Year holiday, life in Taiwan returns to normal as the holiday has ended. Here, Taiwan News introduces its readers to ...