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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...

Photo of the Day: Before-and-after images show effects of Taiwan’s drought

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Nantou County Government on Thursday (April 15) shared a series of before-and-after photos of its lakes and dam to highlight the seriousness of the ongoing drought in ...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's Sun Moon desert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos and videos surfaced on social media this week showing Taiwan's once azure Sun Moon Lake turned into a desolate moonscape. Taiwan continues to suffer from wat...

Firefly season begins at Sun Moon Lake in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The public is invited to explore the firefly season at Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area in April and May despite the water shortage woes facing the tourist attraction. ...

iPhone missing for 1 year found after Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake recedes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's worst drought in over 50 years has been a boon for one lucky tourist who was able to recover a fully functional iPhone that he accidentally dropped into Sun M...

Photo of the Day: Drought turns Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake into moonscape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos and videos surfaced on social media this week showing Taiwan's once azure Sun Moon Lake turned into a barren wasteland. Taiwan continues to suffer from water...

Public transport available to reach Taiwan’s Alishan during flower season

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s highway authority on Monday (March 22) encouraged people to take public transportation to the Alishan National Forest Area during the cherry blossom season ...

Hiker robbed, carjacked, and abandoned in central Taiwan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A hiker found himself lost for nine hours in a remote mountainous area of central Taiwan after being robbed, carjacked, and left tied to a tree by two assailants over the ...

Falling water level in scenic Central Taiwan lake threatens power generation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If the water level in Central Taiwan’s scenic Sun Moon Lake falls by another 5 meters, local power generation will be threatened, reports said Saturday (March 13). ...

Keelung mayor touring half of Taiwan on scooter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Keelung Mayor Lin Yu-chang (林右昌) is on his way to the southernmost part of the country after taking on the challenge to travel around half of Taiwan on a scooter in 24 hou...

Taiwan’s top 5 flower festivals

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – As you peer through the smog this weekend, it might be hard to tell, but spring is upon us and flowers are bursting into bloom across the country. With overseas trav...

Artworks of canceled Taiwan Lantern Festival to be displayed elsewhere

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the 2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival was scrapped due to pandemic concerns, the Tourism Bureau has decided to display the event’s painstakingly crafted artworks elsew...

Sun Moon Lake in central Taiwan imposes crowd control on New Year's events

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sun Moon Lake, a popular tourist attraction located at the foothills of Taiwan’s Central Mountain Range, has introduced a set of measures for New Year’s Eve re...

Countdown activities in national scenic areas across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau has recommended some New Year’s activities held in national scenic areas across the country. For people fond of mountains and forest...

La Niña to bring colder weather to Taiwan after New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Tuesday (Nov. 25) predicted that for the remainder of this year, Taiwan will see unseasonably dry and warm weather, but this will give ...