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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...

Lake Jiaming hikers can now receive certificates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Now hikers who visit Lake Jiaming in Taiwan’s Central Mountain Range can receive a special certificate for a small price, according to the Taitung Forest District Of...

On-site applications soon available for day trips to Taiwan’s Lake Jiaming

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hikers intending to make a day trip to Lake Jiaming from the Xiangyang trailhead will be allowed to make on-site applications for entry permits as of May 1, but there is a...

China admits to 'floodwater discharge' from Three Gorges Dam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After videos of flooding in cities below the vaunted Three Gorges Dam surfaced over the weekend and residents complained that they were being sacrificed to save the dam, t...

Mudslide fears prompt evacuations in S. Taiwan following heavy rain

Over 3,000 people remained under evacuation orders from mountainous areas of Kaohsiung City Saturday amid fears of mudslides, after much of southern Taiwan was hit by downpours from a plum rain front ...

Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau urges social distancing while hiking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The congenial weather of late has drawn more people outdoors, prompting the Forestry Bureau to publish a press release on Monday (April 20) urging the public to adhere to ...

China lifting last controls in province at outbreak's center

BEIJING (AP) — Trains carrying factory employees back to work after two months in locked-down cities rolled out of Hubei province, the center of China’s virus outbreak, as the government on Wednesday ...

New threats emerge in outbreak while China voices optimism

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese health officials expressed new optimism Thursday over the deadly virus outbreak while authorities in South Korea’s fourth-largest city urged residents to hunker down as fears na...

Ji'an and Fuli selected as ‘Taiwan classic small towns’ of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Ji'an and Fuli townships in the eastern county of Hualien are two of the 30 classic small towns selected for 2020 under the “small town 2.0” program, Libert...

Tourism Bureau suggests 40 ways to enjoy Taiwan's mountains

The Tourism Bureau on Friday (Jan. 17) unveiled 40 recommended itineraries for alpine travel in Taiwan as the centerpiece of its campaign to market 2020 as the Year of Mountain Tourism. The bureau ...

Nauru stands with Taiwan, Haiti might be next to turn to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While Taiwan’s Pacific ally Nauru has joined the Marshall Islands in expressing its solidarity with Taiwan, the island’s relations with the Caribbean nation of...

March to support Hong Kong, fight CCP to be held in Taipei on Sun.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A march to support Hong Kong’s anti-government protesters and stand up to the totalitarianism of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will be held on Sunday (Sept. 29) ...

China tries to lure Haiti away from Taiwan with interest-free loans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the Solomon Islands consider switching ties from Taiwan to China, Beijing is targeting another of Taipei's 17 diplomatic allies, Haiti, with interest-free loans, re...

Traffic control in place in Taipei for LGBT Pride

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Gay Pride will kick off Saturday in the Zhongzheng District of Taipei City, and the city’s transportation authorities announced that traffic controls will...

Upcoming events in Taipei this weekend, Oct 26. – Oct. 28: PRIDE edition

The time has come once again for the streets of Taipei to be lined with rainbow flags, parade floats and smiling faces as thousands of people come out in celebration of equality. Here is a rundown of ...