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Taiwan Navy’s Yushan landing platform dock sails out to sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Navy’s first indigenous landing platform dock, the Yushan, sailed out to sea Wednesday (July 6). The landing dock was an example of Taiwan’s policy to m...

Air quality shows improvement as sky is clear enough to spot Taiwan's highest peak: Taichung Mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕) posted a picture on Monday (July 4) taken from downtown that is said to be proof of improving air quality in Taichung, which has a reputa...

South Taiwan area to conduct forest fire alert drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As large parts of Taiwan suffered under sweltering heat Wednesday (June 22), the Council of Agriculture’s (COA) Forestry Bureau said it would launch a forest fire al...

A bird's eye view of Yushan from Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "It turns out that you can see Yushan in Penghu," was one of the surprised comments online about a picture taken of Taiwan's highest peak from the outlying i...

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan at 2:04 p.m. on Friday (June 10), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the quake was 66 kilo...

Taiwan experiencing coolest May in 68 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is experiencing the coolest May since 1953, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). In a Facebook post, the CWB wrote the average of temperatures recorded...

Man arrested for illegally hunting endangered mountain hawk-eagle in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Pingtung man has been arrested for illegally hunting highly endangered mountain hawk-eagles in order to sell their prized feathers. After the Seventh Special Police C...

Taiwan’s highest mountain sees rare May snowfall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Snow fell on Yushan, the highest mountain in Taiwan, on Monday afternoon (May 2), the fifth such occurrence ever recorded since 1990, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said...

Man suspected to have died from a stroke while climbing Yushan in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A middle-aged man from New Taipei City is suspected to have suffered a stroke and died on Saturday (April 30) while climbing Yushan, the highest mountain in Taiwan. The...

Formosan black bear sightings reported in Taiwan's Yushan National Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After receiving several reports of Formosan black bear sightings this month, Yushan National Park Headquarters has urged hikers and visitors to exercise caution and respec...

Ammonium Fluorosilicate Market Research Revenue | Value Projected to Expand by 2022-2031

The diversity of Ammonium Fluorosilicate industry trends are huge: Recovery-based reports, Quantitative analysis and players, statistics and technical analysis, Growth status, Revenue expectation, typ...

Another view of Southern Cross in Taiwan at Yushan’s Tataka

If you visit Tataka in Yushan National Park on a cloudless night in late March, you can see the Southern Cross standing up straight on the southern horizon as though in greeting. At 2,500 meters of...

New Taipei woman falls to her death during solo mountain climbing trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman was found dead Wednesday (March 23) after going missing during a solo mountain climbing trip in Nantou County. The 38-year-old New Taipei City woman, surnamed L...

Midnight fire burns down historic hostel in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fire that started at the historic Yushan Hostel in Chiayi City burned down a row of wooden houses that are nearly a century old on Sunday (March 13). The Chiayi City ...

Early spring’s Southern Cross in Kenting, Taiwan

In Taiwan, the Southern Cross is viewable every spring from February to May. The constellation is best viewed south of the Tropic of Cancer, and the farther south the better. Penghu, Green Island, Orc...