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Foodpanda driver survives delivery to Taiwan's Hehuanshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese netizens are getting a kick out of a fatigued Foodpanda delivery driver after he made an epic journey from Taipei to deliver beverages to the towering peak Hehua...

Train dashcam shows truck on rail before collision in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Data retrieved from the train that crashed near a tunnel in Hualien's Taroko Gorge on Friday (April 2) morning indicates the truck that slid down a slope was already o...

Donate to Taiwan relief fund for Hualien rail disaster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) has set up a relief fund following the train crash near Taroko Gorge in eastern Taiwan on Friday (April 2). The incident, whic...

Taiwan ‘corpse repairers’ recount heartbreaking moments after fatal train crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of volunteer mortuary cosmetologists is working around the clock to bring dignity to those who lost their lives in the deadly derailment that killed 48 in eastern ...

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...

A dozen runners attacked by hornets at Taiwan's Taroko Gorge marathon

A swam of hornets attacked about a dozen runners during the Taroko Gorge Marathon in the eastern county of Hualien on Saturday, leaving 2 hospitalized, but none of the injuries were life-threatening, ...

Entrance to Taiwan's Water Curtain Cave littered with tourists' raincoats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taroko National Park Headquarters has been stepping up efforts to warn tourists not to litter their raincoats at the entrance to the popular Water Curtain Cave. Loc...

Zhuilu Old Road in eastern Taiwan to close intermittently for maintenance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taroko National Park's Zhuilu Old Road, which is famous for a narrow pass chiseled out of a perpendicular cliff face 500 meters above the Liwu River valley, will close...

Mountain-Moon Bridge in Taiwan’s Taroko Gorge to open on trial basis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newly rebuilt Mountain-Moon Bridge (山月吊橋) at Taroko Gorge is scheduled to open on a trial basis on the afternoon of Aug. 12 and requires visitors to register online be...

Twinning a tantalizing opportunity

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – The dreaming spires of Oxford will be brighter in the morning sun for Taiwanese students, once university life in the U.K. returns to normal following the Wuhan coronav...

No compensation for Japanese cyclist killed by falling rocks in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Yilan District Court on Wednesday (July 8) rejected a request from relatives to award government compensation for the killing of a Japanese cyclist by falling rocks at...

Coca-Cola launches four Taiwan-themed bottles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four new Coke bottles specifically designed for Taiwanese consumers are now available for purchase. The Coca-Cola Company has worked with celebrated graphic art designe...

Taiwan records 6 consecutive days without new coronavirus cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With a three-day public holiday starting Friday (May 1), Taiwan recorded its sixth consecutive day without new Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. The total number of c...

Mountain-Moon Bridge at Taiwan’s Taroko Gorge set to open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newly finished Mountain-Moon Bridge (山月吊橋) at Taiwan’s Taroko Gorge is scheduled to open in the second half of this year, according to a news release issued by t...

Magnitude 4 quake jolts Taiwan east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude 4.0 quake struck the town of Xiulin in Hualien County Tuesday (December 10) noon, the Central Weather Bureau announced. No damage or casualties were immedia...