Taiwan's Taoyuan provides real-time video streaming of 3 tourist hotspots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Are you planning a trip to Taoyuan’s Shihmen Reservoir, Daxi, or Lala Mountain and wondering what the weather and landscapes at these locations are like at the prese...

Taiwan's Top 5 Lighthouses

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- There can be something ethereal and other-worldly about visiting a lighthouse. They are often located on isolated, windswept cliffs, enjoying spectacular views over the ocea...

Kites take to the skies in annual kite fest on Taiwan’s north coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Colorful kites were seen flying above the sky of Taiwan’s Baisha Bay (白沙灣) in Shimen (石門) as the 2018 New Taipei City International Kite Festival took place on Sept....

The top 7 sporting events in Taiwan

The cancellation of the East Asian Youth Games (東亞青年運動會) in Taichung last year, at the behest of the Chinese Communist Party is a blow to sport in the country. But Taiwan should reassure itself that t...

No threat from generator incident at nuclear plant: Taipower

An incident that caused emergency diesel backup generators at the idle First Nuclear Power Plant in New Taipei to start up has been resolved and posed no threat to the public, state-run Taiwan Power C...

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...

Water level at Shimen Reservoir in northern Taiwan drops to 232.21 meters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The water level of the Shimen Reservoir has reached 232.21 meters on May 14. The Northern Region Water Resources Office said that it hopes that the rainy season will br...

Osaka train decked out to celebrate anniversary of Taiwan's airport MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A train from Osaka, Japan's Nankai Line has been painted to celebrate the one year anniversary of Taiwan's Taoyuan Airport MRT and promote Japanese tourism to the count...

Rain Apocalypse 2.0: Taiwan reservoirs flooded with 267.68 million tons of water

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a bone dry fall, thanks to the periphery of Tropical Storm Khanun, Taiwan saw a repeat performance of the Plum Rain Apocalypse four months ago over the weekend, wreaking ...

Malaysian student makes a hit on social media with Taiwan photos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- Photos that a Malaysian University student has posted on Facebook of Taiwan scenic areas have become a real hit on the social media platform. Phong Yap Hui (馮業輝), 20 y...

Concert to feature ancient Paiwan tribal music and pop music to take place in Mudan, southern Taiwan July 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--“Listen to who sang there?” concert to feature ancient Southern Paiwan music and pop music will take place at Gao-Shi Elementary School (屏東牡丹鄉高士國小) in Mudan Township,...

Photo of the Day: Yoda levitates in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A hot air balloon constructed to resemble the "Star Wars" character Yoda is pictured at the Shimen Reservoir (石門水庫) in Taoyuan City (桃園). The Hot Air Balloo...

Torrential rain in Northern Taiwan leaves 1 dead, 2 missing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A day of torrential rain left at least one person dead, two missing and five injured, most of them near the north coast, while forecasters Friday urged caution to continue...

Heavy rain topples Nuclear Power Plant No. 1 power tower

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan's Nuclear Power Plant No. 1’s second nuclear generator was down on Friday, after torrential rains and strong winds toppled the plant’s critical 345 KV...

Taiwan universities and schools cancel classes due to torrential rain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At least five universities in Northern Taiwan canceled classes Friday due to the extreme torrential rains lashing the region, while Keelung City and several districts also...