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Taiwan's Yangmingshan National Park reopens trails

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Yangmingshan National Park Headquarters announced in a press release the reopening of outdoor and indoor facilities from Tuesday (July 13), following the central gover...

Student from Taiwan’s Chinese Culture University tests positive for COVID in Macau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A student from Chinese Culture University (CCU) in Taipei City tested positive for COVID-19 after his arrival in Macau, reports said Thursday (June 10). The student had...

Taipei’s Chinese Culture University tests students for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After four of its students were confirmed with COVID-19, Chinese Culture University called in a new mobile testing unit to conduct tests on the 345 students living in the ...

Biennale Architecture 2021 in Venice features Taiwanese architects

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Venice Biennale Architecture 2021 is featuring five projects from Taiwanese studio Divooe Zein Architects. “Primitive Migration to/from Taiwan,” an imme...

Magma chamber located 8 km beneath Taipei's Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A team of Academia Sinica scientists has discovered that a magma chamber is only 8 kilometers underneath the Datun volcano group (大屯火山群). The group of volcanoes is abou...

Foreign nationals urge more accessibility to nature trails in Taiwan

A group of foreign nationals, including foreign representatives, visited a nature trail in the mountain forests of Taipingshan, on Saturday, where they urged greater international exchanges and access...

Calla lily season to begin this weekend at Taipei’s Zhuzihu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) is inviting the public to enjoy calla lily season at Yangmingshan National Park’s Zhuzihu beginning Friday (March ...

Taiwan’s top 5 flower festivals

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – As you peer through the smog this weekend, it might be hard to tell, but spring is upon us and flowers are bursting into bloom across the country. With overseas trav...

Calla lily season begins at Taipei’s Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s Department of Economic Development (DOED) said on Thursday (Feb. 25) that about 80 percent of the calla lily flowers at Zhuzihu (竹子湖) in Yangminghshan Natio...

Taipei to provide foot traffic indicator for city's popular attractions

People wishing to avoid running into huge crowds will from Wednesday (Feb. 10) be able to stay informed of current foot traffic at any of 19 popular attractions in Taipei via a dedicated web portal. ...

How to enjoy Taipei’s floral bloom this season

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) is suggesting to the public that the Taipei MRT is the most convenient way to reach floral hot spots in the city during the Lunar N...

Taipei’s Yangmingshan Flower Festival to kick off Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Yangmingshan Flower Festival will officially kick off on Friday (Feb. 5) and last until March 21. Taipei’s Parks and Street Lights Office (PLSO) is encou...

Taiwan president visits military facilities to thank soldiers for their service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ahead of the Lunar New Year, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Monday (Jan. 25) made a whirlwind trip to the Army Special Forces Northern Command, Yangmingshan’s Songs...

Snow chasers descend upon Taipei’s Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Crowds flocked to Taipei's Yangmingshan National Park to chase snow on Saturday (Jan. 9) after the city lifted the traffic control that had been in place at park entra...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's Lalashan blanketed by winter snow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lalashan Forest Reserve was covered with layers of snow on Saturday morning (Jan. 9), attracting crowds of Taiwanese to take in the rare spectacle and pose for photos. ...