Taiwan's Yushan sees 3.5 cm of fresh snow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 3.5 centimeters of snow fell on Yushan, Taiwan's tallest peak, early this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Due to a combination of frig...

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 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...

New video guide series will share Taiwan’s National Parks with the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is a hidden jewel of Asia, and no matter when you visit, it is always worth the cost, says David Code, internationally recognized travel writer. Taiwan may not be lar...

Ice sculpture at Japanese Festival depicts Taiwan landmark

TOKYO (CNA) — An ice sculpture depicting Yushan, Taiwan's tallest mountain, and the historic Kaohsiung railway station building was unveiled in Hokkaido on Monday at the opening of the annua...

Australia envoy shares favorite aspects of Taiwan after hiking Yushan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Australian envoy to Taiwan, Gary Cowan, recently spoke with Taiwanese media about his experience in Taiwan and his fondness for the country. Cowan, who is a an avid...

Taiwan's Yushan sees first snowfall of the season as cold surge arrives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a continental cold air mass is poised to strike Taiwan on Monday, the country's tallest peak, Yushan (玉山), saw its first snow of the season, which also has broken its 66...

Taiwan's 'bikini climber' awaiting mountain rescue after fall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Self-described “bikini climber” GiGi Wu was forced to call on mountain rescue services after slipping and falling into a 20-meter valley beside where she was c...

Taiwan set for cold start to the week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is set for a cold start to the week, with a strong continental air mass expected to reduce temperatures from Jan. 21 to Jan. 23, reported CNA. The temperature co...

Exclusive Interview with Indonesian co-founders of Universal Volunteer in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - On weekends, a group of people in green shirts can be sighted at parks, mountains, and beaches in Taiwan, carrying garbage bags filled with glass and plastic bottles, aluminum c...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - January 18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes China plans to take Taiwan by 2025: Former Japan Air Force Commander; Ed Sheeran to start Asia tour in Taiwan in April; Investigation begun afte...

Snow a no-show: Yushan set to break record for latest snow in 66 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite a forecast yesterday by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) that snow would fall on Yushan on Wednesday (Jan. 16) evening or Thursday morning, only rime was spotted, and i...

Taiwan’s Yushan expected to see first snow deep into the night

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Yushan (Mount Jade, 玉山) could see the first snowfall of the season late Wednesday night or early next morning if conditions are right, forecast Meteorologis...