Sightseers flock to tourist spots across Taiwan

Large crowds were seen at tourist spots across Taiwan at the beginning of the four-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday Thursday, following the reduction of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions in Taiwan. In...

Taiwanese college student dies after falling into ravine while mountaineering

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 21-year-old college student surnamed Chien (簡) fell more than 60 meters into a ravine and died Saturday (May 16) on a two-day mountaineering trip to Mt. Bilu (畢祿山) in ce...

Taiwan salmon population hits record high

The population of Taiwan's critically endangered Formosan landlocked salmon has surpassed 10,000 for the first time on record, according to survey results released Wednesday by Shei-Pa National Pa...

Cold snap causes snowfall in Taiwan's mountain areas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Snow has fallen on Yushan (玉山), Xueshan (雪山) and Hehuanshan (合歡山) mountains, carpeting Taiwan's tallest peaks in up to 15 centimeters of wintry whiteness, according to...

First snow of 2020 falls on Taiwan's mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold continental air mass blasts into Taiwan, snow has been spotted falling on Taiwan's Xueshan and Hehuanshan this morning (Jan. 13), with the latter already see...

Mercury could drop to 10 degrees C in N. Taiwan, snow falling in mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a cold surge advisory for parts of northern Taiwan, as the mercury could dip to as low as 10 degrees Celsius, and snow has begu...

Snow spotted falling on Taiwan's Hehuanshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Xueshan this morning (Dec. 6) became the first peak in Taiwan to see snowfall this winter, snow also began to fall on Hehuanshan. Temperatures on the mountain dro...

Snow falls on Taiwan's Xueshan, 1st of winter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Snow fell today (Dec. 6) on Taiwan's Xueshan, the first snow seen in the country this winter. Due to a combination of a northeast monsoon and southern cloud system,...

Extending the Taiwan High Speed Rail to Pingtung will do the DPP more harm than good

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – It is fair to say that Taiwan’s High Speed Rail (HSR) network can, broadly speaking, be judged a success. After years of losses, the HSR is now finally profita...

Snow falls on Taiwan's Yushan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's tallest peak, Yushan, saw 1 centimeter of snow early this morning, while Xueshan and Hehuanshan could soon also see snow accumulation, announced the Central Weathe...

Taiwan's Xueshan sees 10 cm of snow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a continental cold air mass blasted into Taiwan from China, Taiwan's second tallest peak Xueshan saw 10 centimeters of snow yesterday (Feb. 24), while Yushan and Hehuans...

Snow fall on Taiwan's Snow Mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Show has fallen on Taiwan’s Xueshan, also known as Snow Mountain (雪山) over the weekend, as shown by photos shared to social media. The head of the Bunun Climbers ...

Snow likely on 4 of Taiwan's mountains tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a continental cold air mass blasts south into Taiwan, temperatures have dropped to as low as 10.8 degrees Celsius in northern Taiwan and snow in four of Taiwan's tallest...

Snow could fall on 3 of Taiwan's peaks this weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a continental cold air mass arrives tonight, there is a "high probability of snowfall" on three of Taiwan's mountains over this weekend, according to Central W...

Photo of the Day: Snowman in Shei-Pa National Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A day after 30 centimeters of snow fell on Xueshan, a photo of a snowman is captured today (Feb. 2) at Shei-Pa National Park. As a the strongest cold surge of the winter is...