Central Taiwan’s Sun Moon Lake swim to go ahead despite coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The massive annual swim across Sun Moon Lake will go ahead as planned on Sept. 27 despite the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Nantou County Government announced...

Central Taiwan’s Sun Moon Lake swim registration to top 20,000 on first day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On its first day of online registration, the popular Sun Moon Lake International Swimming Carnival was likely to enlist 20,000 participants, leaving only 5,000 spots open ...

Registration for 2018 Sun Moon Lake swim in central Taiwan opens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – One of the world's largest non-competitive fun swims, the 2018 Sun Moon Lake International Swimming Carnival is now open for registration, the only opportunity this ye...

The best things to do in Taiwan in 2018

The fireworks have finished, the hangovers have subsided, and 2018 is properly upon us at last. But as day-to-day life returns to normal for a few weeks until the Chinese New Year celebrations arrive,...

Nearly 20,000 people participate in Sun Moon Lake swim in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Nearly 20,000 swimmers participated in an annual Sun Moon Lake mass swimming event in Nantou County, central Taiwan on Sunday morning. Now in its 34th year, the cross-lak...

Guide to Ghost Month festivities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Keep up the good karma through the end of ghost month, September 19. This year Ghost Month is from Aug. 22 to Sept. 19. It is believed that during this time the gates ...