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Many at Los Angeles travel show wonder when Taiwan will open to tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American visitors at Taiwan’s booth at the Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show, which returned March 12-13 after a two-year interruption from the COVID-19 pandem...

'Water monster' spotted in Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake could be speckled longfin eel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A “water monster” over 2 meters long spotted in Nantou County's Sun Moon Lake might be a speckled longfin eel, according to the Sun Moon Lake Fishery Assoc...

DPP lawmakers blast China's inclusion of Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake in 'sister lake' conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party politicians (DPP) recently accused China of using Taiwan’s Sun Moon Lake for its unification agenda. On Tuesday (Jan. 4), China held ...

Top New Year's Eve countdown parties across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With over a dozen New Year's Eve countdown parties planned across Taiwan, the following are some noteworthy events taking place in major cities. Taipei Taipei 10...

Best spots in Taiwan to bring in the new year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If you still lack plans to celebrate New Year’s Eve, Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau has recommended several destinations to greet the arrival of 2022. In a press r...

Central Taiwan’s Sun Moon Lake to host activity-filled weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sun Moon Lake in central Taiwan will be packed with activities this coming weekend, with a concert, fireworks display, and black tea festival all set to transpire. The ...

American IP monetization firm advisor makes biking part of his life in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Donald Merino, senior consulting advisor at Tech+IP LLC, an intellectual property (IP) and monetization service provider, has made cycling a part of his life in Taiwan by ...

Taiwanese flock to popular scenic spots amid Mid-Autumn Festival holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Parking lots at Taiwan’s popular tourist spots are at full capacity as Taiwanese enjoy their second day of the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday. Places including Hehua...

Booking.com recommends 3 cycling routes in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cycling is one of the best ways for people in Taiwan to explore the country’s outdoor attractions up close at a time when overseas traveling is restricted by COVID-1...

Photo of the Day: Sunrise over Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian man captured this photo of a mirror reflection of Shuishe Pier at Sun Moon Lake last weekend. The 26-year-old photographer, Michael Adi, who works in Taiw...

'Nine Frog Acrobats' at Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake ready for tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A statue of nine stacked frogs at Sun Moon Lake in central Taiwan, which has been used by the media to symbolize the severity of the recent drought, has a new observation ...

Photo of the Day: Water level reaches top frog at Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As plum rains continue to fall across Taiwan, the water level of Sun Moon Lake has reached the top frog of the famous "Nine Frog Acrobats" statue (九蛙疊像). The ...

Taiwan rations water, drills extra wells amid record drought

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Some households in Taiwan are going without running water two days a week after a months-long drought dried up the island's reservoirs and a popular tourist lake. ...

iPhone found 44 days after being dropped into Sun Moon Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An iPhone belonging to a lucky college student was recently found over a month after it was accidentally dropped into Sun Moon lake. Firefighter Chen Chang-hung (陳長紅) f...

Taiwan's Techi Reservoir could run dry in 14 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Techi Reservoir in Taichung is down to less than 4 percent of its water capacity and could run dry within two weeks if Taiwan's drought continues. Taiwan contin...