Thousands of flying ants invade Taiwanese village

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Thousands of flying ants recently invaded a village in Chiayi County for the fifth year running, forcing locals to go as far as using flamethrowers to repel the invasion, ...

May-December couple among 3 Vietnamese nabbed in SW. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three Vietnamese nationals who were arrested for overstaying their visas on Thursday (July 18) included a May-December couple. The Chiayi Zhong Pu Police Department on Frida...

Yunshui River hot spring in southwestern Taiwan inaugurated on Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Yunshui River hot spring (澐水溪溫泉) in Taiwan’s southwestern county of Chiayi was inaugurated for service on Sunday (July 29). The Yunshui River hot spring, loc...

Leopard cat spotted in Southern Taiwan’s Chiayi County for first time in 24 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Camera footage by a student accidentally revealed the presence of the rare leopard cat (石虎) in the mountains of Chiayi County for the first time in 24 years. The animal...

American busted for drugs and gun in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Chinese-American man and his female Taiwanese accomplice was caught in Chiayi while apparently trying to flee the country with both drugs and a gun in their possession yester...

11 suffer minor injuries in tourist bus pile-up

Taipei, Dec. 2 (CNA) Eleven people were treated for minor injuries in Chiayi County Tuesday after a pile-up involving two chartered buses packed with Hong Kong tourists. At around 10 a.m., th...