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Cold wave turns central Taiwan lake into crystal frozen wonderland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A frigid air mass has transformed a central Taiwan forest park into a picturesque scene of frozen lakes and frosted leaves. A cold wave is predicted to persist in Taiwa...

Taiwan’s Xueshan sees first snow of this winter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Xueshan (Snow Mountain), Taiwan’s second-highest mountain, saw the first snow of the winter Monday (Dec. 12), the Shei-Pa National Park Headquarters said. Chen Ch...

Injured Taiwanese hiker airlifted off Xueshan after spending two nights in tent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 33-year-old man was airlifted off of Xueshan (Snow Mountain) to Dongshi Township in Taichung City and sent to a local hospital on Tuesday (Feb. 15), two days after he wa...

Hiker's remains airlifted off mountain in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The body of a hearing-impaired male hiker was airlifted off a mountain on Wednesday (Jan. 26) after he was reported missing on Jan. 7 and found dead in the Snow Mountain (...

Only 1 bidder to run Georgia's Confederate-themed park

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — The only bidder for management of Georgia's Confederate-themed, state-owned Stone Mountain Park is a new firm created by an official of the company that’s pulling out, the p...

Taiwanese man in critical condition after falling into ravine at Great Ghost Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A hiker was in critical condition after falling into a ravine while climbing Great Ghost Lake in Pingtung County, CNA reported. Great Ghost Lake, with an elevation of 2...

Lijiang FOLIDAY Town unveils the New Quality Holiday Life beneath the Jade Snow Mountain

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 28 September 2021 - Fosun Tourism Group ("Fosun Tourism" or the "Group", HKEX Stock Code: 1992), one of the leading leisure-focused integrated tourism groups, is p...

Highest Earth God temple in Taiwan relocated to lower elevation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The She-Pa National Park Headquarters said on Wednesday (Aug. 25) that the highest Earth God temple in Taiwan, which is located on Xueshan at an altitude of 3,520 meters, ...

New Landmark at Tin Hau Food Square "Park Aura · Tin Hau" Calling All Food Lovers

Start Your Spring Taste Exploration in the Brand New Ginza-Style Dining Mall HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 1 February 2021 - "Park Aura · Tin Hau", the new landmark for feasting, opened in Tin Hau ...

50 cm of snow accumulates on Taiwan’s Snow Mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 50 centimeters of snow has accumulated on the cirque just below the summit of Snow Mountain, forcing most hiking teams to retreat to the 369 mountain hut for safety. Th...

Taiwan company launches '100 Peaks' mask series

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A mask manufacturer in central Taiwan has launched the “100 Peaks – Discover the Beauty of Taiwan” mask series to stimulate sales. Acenature Biotechno...

Snow falls on Taiwan’s 2nd highest mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Snow Mountain, the second-highest mountain in Taiwan, saw a light dusting of snow during the winter solstice on Monday (Dec. 21). Mountain guide Chuan Chiang-ching (全蔣清...

British vlogger shares stories of getting outdoors in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — British vlogger Richard Hazeldine is not only a big fan of Taiwanese cuisine, he is also enamored of the nation’s mountains and has committed to climbing its "1...

Taiwanese turn to the mountains amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Due to the effect of the coronavirus on global travel, Taiwanese people have been increasingly looking toward the mountains for a chance to get away. According to trave...

Snowboarders gather at slopes to honor late visionary

STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Snowboarders are taking turns down a Vermont mountain on the opening day of the season as a tribute to a pioneer in the sport who died this week. Jake Burton Carpen...