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Woman dies after cliff fall in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman died on Saturday (Dec. 4) after falling off a cliff while climbing Mt. Pintian in Jianshi Township, Hsinchu County, the Liberty Times reported. Hsinchu County F...

Remains of missing hiker found in central Taiwan reservoir

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The remains of a hiker surnamed Lee (李) who was taken by currents while crossing a river on a hike in central Taiwan on Oct. 11 were found in the Deji Reservoir on Sunday ...

Five maple viewing spots recommended in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As autumn foliage is coming, Lion Travel Service Co has recommended five maple viewing spots in Taiwan in a press release on Tuesday (Oct. 12). Noting that the most pop...

Locals come to aid of couple stuck in remote area of central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young couple’s plan to watch the sunrise on the mountain of Hehuanshan Tuesday (Sept. 21) was thrown in disarray when they were led to the middle of nowhere by sat...

Taiwanese flock to popular scenic spots amid Mid-Autumn Festival holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Parking lots at Taiwan’s popular tourist spots are at full capacity as Taiwanese enjoy their second day of the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday. Places including Hehua...

Central Taiwan tourist farms to reopen conditionally

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The reopening of renowned Taichung tourist farms on Tuesday (July 13) has locals feeling concerned yet cautiously hopeful. Wuling Farm and Fushoushan Farm will reopen c...

Wuling Farm launches Taiwan’s first ‘peach ID’ for traceability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Honey peaches at Wuling Farm in Taichung City are in season and the farm is launching Taiwan’s first “peach ID” scheme by adding a tag with a number and ...

Animals have Taiwan’s Shei-Pa National Park all to themselves during pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s wild animals have been beneficiaries of the COVID-19 pandemic, as they can now roam comfortably in Shei-Pa National Park free of human interference. Sinc...

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...

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...

Bus company urges cherry blossom-watchers to visit central Taiwan farm during week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuo-Kuang Motor Transportation Co., which is operating a package tour from Taipei and Yilan County to Taichung's Wuling Farm during cherry blossom season, on Thursday ...

Bus services to Wuling Farm in central Taiwan for cherry blossom season

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuo-Kuang Motor Transportation Co. is operating a bus service package tour from Taipei and Yilan County to Wuling Farm in central Taiwan during the 2021 Wuling Farm Cherry...

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...

Five cherry blossom hot spots in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the season draws near its peak, a travel agency has selected five hot spots in Taiwan for cherry blossom viewing. They include Wuling Farm in Taichung City, Alishan ...

Taiwan's Hehuanshan sees biggest snowfall of winter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold wave continues to hammer Taiwan, Hehuanshan accumulated 6 centimeters of snow this morning (Jan. 11), marking the heaviest snowfall this winter. With frigid t...