Highest, longest suspension bridge in Taiwan now open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The highest, longest suspension bridge in Taiwan, located near the magnificent Shuanglong Waterfall (雙龍瀑布), a popular tourist attraction in central Taiwan, opened Saturday...

Photo of the Day: New rainbow bridge in Nantou, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This photo is of a new rainbow-colored suspension bridge for tourists that will be opening in central Taiwan next month. The 342-meter suspension bridge, which leads to...

Taiwanese outraged after pit bull savagely mauls dog to death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese are outraged again after yet another pet American pit bull terrier savagely mauled a neighborhood dog in central Taiwan yesterday (March 2), reported UDN. Yesterda...

Taiwan's same-sex marriage referendum results show city-county, north-south divides

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To the surprise and disappointment of many in urban centers of Taiwan, a referendum on whether to support same-sex marriage legalization through amendments to the Civil Code wa...

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...

Plum blossoms in south central Taiwan to reach full bloom in cold, wet weather

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Plum trees in Nantou are expected to come into full bloom around mid-January as the weather turns cooler, a township chief in the landlocked county said Sunday. About half of the pl...

Districts of Kaohsiung and Nantou announce closures due to rain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As the rain front that battered the island decreases in intensity, Taipei finally saw sunny skies on Monday, but certain districts in mountainous areas in Kaohsiung City and...

Torrential rain to continue lashing 19 cities and counties in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following three full days of extreme torrential rain battering most of Taiwan, there was no sign of a letup by Sunday night, with the Central Weather Bureau warning that 1...