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Former Pegatron VP found dead in Taiwan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A search team found the body of former Pegatron Corporation Vice President Tsai Chin-kuo (蔡進國) in the mountains of New Taipei City four days after he was last seen alive, ...

Crowd control to be implemented at two eastern Taiwan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Crowd control will be implemented due to the pandemic at two mountains in Hualien County where daylily plants flower from mid-August to October. In response to the exte...

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 ...

Taiwan mountains could start new week with snow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Northeasterly winds starting to bite Friday (Dec. 18) night could lead to snow on the country’s tallest peaks at the start of the new week, according to weather fore...

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...

Mountaineer found dead at bottom of cliff in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The body of a lone mountaineer has been found at the bottom of a cliff on Taiwan’s Central Range Point and will be airlifted out on Sunday (Oct. 4). Taichung City...

4-year-old girl allegedly murdered, buried in central Taiwan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Surveillance footage of a man surnamed Chen (陳) has surfaced showing him picking up a little girl on June 7 and on the same day carrying a quilted bag out of a building, w...

Hospital official missing for 10 days found alive in S. Taiwan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A senior hospital official was found alive in the mountains of Pingtung County Tuesday morning (June 16), 10 days after disappearing during a group hike. Yang Hsin-chen...

98-year-old retired general spent 2 nights lost in Taiwan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 98-year-old retired major general was found unharmed after spending two nights without food in the mountains of northern Taiwan, reports said Friday (November 29). On...

Han says he will hoist flag poles on Taiwan mountains over 3,000 meters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate and erstwhile mayor of Kaohsiung, Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), on Wednesday (Oct. 23) said that if elected president, he would see to it t...

Man plucked from cliff after being lost 8 days in N. Taiwan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An elderly man was rescued from the side of a cliff last week after being lost in the mountains for eight days in northern Taiwan's Hsinchu County and surviving only on wat...

Hiker who led rescuers on wild goose chase in Taiwan mountains to face NT$2 million in fines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A hiker who "escaped" from rescuers in the Central Mountain Range of Taiwan, only to call them again to airlift him out during Typhoon Mangkhut, is now facing over NT...

Hiker faces NT$130,000 fine for 'escaping' from rescue team in Taiwan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A hiker was fined after he "escaped" from a team dispatched to rescue him from the mountains in central Taiwan during Typhoon Mangkhut, only to request a second rescu...

Chin-Ai String Orchestra to perform in Taiwan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Aug. 5 the Chin-Ai String Orchestra (親愛愛樂弦樂團), the only aboriginal orchestra in Taiwan, will perform high in the mountains of Shei-Pa National Park at the Kyawan banque...

Eight Filipino workers found after losing way in Taiwan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A group of eight workers from the Philippines turned up safely after losing their way in the dark in the mountains of Taichung in Central Taiwan Friday. One man and sev...