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Strong cold air mass to hit Taiwan Tuesday, bringing single-digit lows to north

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The lowest temperature in flat areas of Taiwan Sunday (Jan. 9) was the 11 degrees Celsius recorded in the Hsinchu and Miaoli areas, but meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said ...

Snow falls once more in Taiwan on mountains after Christmas holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's highest peaks received further snow on Monday (Dec. 27) after brief snowfalls on Christmas Day. More than 2 centimeters of snow was reported on Yushan'...

Taiwan’s Taipingshan expected to have white Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — High mountainous areas situated over 3,000 meters above sea level such as Taipingshan in Yilan County have a chance at a white Christmas, as a strong continental cold air ...

Taiwan News to collaborate on ecotourism series

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Ecotourism Association (TEA) President Yuri Guo (郭育任) recently sat down with Taiwan News to discuss a new collaboration. The newspaper will work with the TEA on ...

Taiwan reopens multiple forest recreation areas, hiking trails

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Forestry Bureau announced on Tuesday (July 13) the reopening of 14 national recreation areas, 91 nature trails, 53 forest roads, three flat-area forest parks, and four...

Wildlife reclaiming outdoors amid COVID curbs in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wildlife in Taiwan has seldom found life so pleasant, without human intrusions, amid the COVID-19 restrictions that have lasted almost two months. National parks across...

Mountain villa in Taiwan’s Yilan fully booked for weekends, holidays in July and August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Loudong Forest District Office said on Tuesday (June 22) that the Taipingshan National Forest Recreation Area’s reservation system has shown that Taipingshan Vil...

Taiwan forest recreation areas, related facilities to close from May 18–28

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau on Monday (May 17) announced in a press release the closure of all national forest recreation areas and related facilities under its managem...

Foreign nationals urge more accessibility to nature trails in Taiwan

A group of foreign nationals, including foreign representatives, visited a nature trail in the mountain forests of Taipingshan, on Saturday, where they urged greater international exchanges and access...

Free kid's admission at 13 of Taiwan's forest recreation areas over upcoming holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Forestry Bureau said in a press release on Tuesday (March 23) that it will offer children under the age of 12 free admission to 13 national forest recreation areas dur...

12 national forest recreation areas in Taiwan now accept LINE Pay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Twelve national forest recreation areas in Taiwan now accept LINE Pay, according to a news release posted by the Forestry Bureau. The bureau said that from Tuesday (Mar...

Just 3 forest parks in Taiwan open Lunar New Year's Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Forestry Bureau reminded the public in a press release on Tuesday (Feb. 2) that all of Taiwan’s national forest recreation areas except Wuling, Alishan, and Fuyu...

Cold front to hit Taiwan tomorrow, dropping mercury to 9 degrees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A continental cold air mass is poised to strike Taiwan on Thursday (Jan. 28), sending the mercury plunging to 9 degrees Celsius on Friday and Saturday (Jan. 29 and 30) and...

Cold wave to bring more snow to Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Moisture combined with frigid temperatures from a second cold wave means that snow is likely in mountainous areas of northern and central Taiwan today (Jan. 11). As a c...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's Lalashan blanketed by winter snow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lalashan Forest Reserve was covered with layers of snow on Saturday morning (Jan. 9), attracting crowds of Taiwanese to take in the rare spectacle and pose for photos. ...