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Photo of the Day: Beachgoer basks in balmy weather in Taiwan's Sizihwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This woman was seen soaking up the sun on Tuesday (April 26) as temperatures started to sizzle on southern Taiwan. On Tuesday, the mercury across Taiwan soared, with Ka...

Ten spots to watch Double Ten Day fireworks in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The fireworks display for Taiwan’s National Day (Double Ten Day) will take place at Kaohsiung Harbor on Oct. 10, and the city government has announced the 10 best vi...

Southern Taiwan swimmers stained with oily sludge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 10 people were heavily stained with patches of oily black sludge after taking an early morning swim in the waters of Taiwan’s southern port city of Kaohsiu...

Graduation ceremonies in Taiwan allowed to take place without crowd limits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Education on Thursday (May 21) sent a document to schools and local governments, stating that large-scale school activities such as graduation cer...

Chinese family investigated for vandalism in S. Taiwan

A Chinese family is under investigation for allegedly vandalizing a wall on the National Sun Yat-sen University campus in Kaohsiung on which messages supporting Hong Kong's democratic movement are...

Old British Consulate in Taiwan's Kaohsiung a remnant of a lost era

Perched on top of a hill overlooking Sizihwan in Kaohsiung, the former residence of the British Consulate established during the Qing Dynasty in 1879 is Taiwan's oldest remaining mansion of Wester...

Bid the last sunset of 2018 goodbye at Kaohsiung's Sizihwan Bay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kaohsiung Tourism Bureau invited the public to visit Kaohsiung and come to the best location in Taiwan to see off the last sunset of 2018 to the accompaniment of a concert, fro...

Orchid Island likely to welcome Taiwan's first sunrise of 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To revelers who are planning to catch the first sunrise of 2019, Lanyu Island of Taitung County is the best place for the dawn breaking moment. Meanwhile, the top location...

Secret Japanese tunnel opens to public for first time in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A secret Japanese-built tunnel was officially opened to the public for the first time at a ceremony commemorating the 30th anniversary of the National Sun Yat-sen University (N...

High E.coli bacteria count found at Qiding and Fulong Beaches

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A dangerously high level of E.coli bacteria was found in water samples collected from Qiding and Fulong beaches, making the beaches unsuitable for water activities. The...