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Reports of monkey gangs stealing food in Taiwan cities increase

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reports of attacks and stolen food by Formosan rock macaques have recently increased in Kaohsiung's Gushan District and Taipei's Beitou District. Also known as ...

Taiwanese macaques abuse alarms after they lose protected species status

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reports of Formosan macaques being mistreated are on the rise after the primate endemic to Taiwan was removed from the list of protected species in 2019, animal welfare gr...

Wanted in Taiwan village: staff to scare monkeys away from pineapples

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A village in Taitung County is advertising a unique job opportunity: walk around town to chase monkeys away from the pineapple fields. The village of Yanping has been p...

Taiwan county wants to catch red monkey to wash off toxic dye

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - After visitors to a park in Dongshan reported they had seen a monkey covered in red paint, the Yilan County authorities said they would try and catch it to wash off the potentia...

New video guide series will share Taiwan’s National Parks with the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is a hidden jewel of Asia, and no matter when you visit, it is always worth the cost, says David Code, internationally recognized travel writer. Taiwan may not be lar...

Fines introduced for feeding of wild monkeys in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Taipei, Dec. 25 (CNA) In a new approach to counter the headache long posed by wild monkeys to local residents and farmers in certain areas of Kaohsiung, from 2018 members of the public caught feeding ...