Suspected Chinese naval mine found on offshore islet of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An object suspected to be an old Chinese naval mine was found during a beach cleanup on the uninhabited Chutou Islet (鋤頭嶼) in Taiwan's offshore Penghu County last week...

Taiwan’s Gogoro, Re-Think beach cleaning event collects over 7,800 kg of trash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A summer beach clean-up event organized by electric scooter maker Gogoro and environmental group Re-Think collected 7,825 kg of trash from five different beaches around th...

Taiwan elementary school in Penghu honored for beach clean-up efforts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A small elementary school in Taiwan’s outlying Penghu County (澎湖縣) has been honored by the Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) with a special award for c...

New Year’s Day celebrations in eastern Taiwan to go ahead without helicopter show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The New Year’s Day celebrations at Chishingtan Beach in Hualien will go ahead without a helicopter flyby due to expected poor weather, reported CNA. The other sch...

Air Force leads clean-up of beach in Penghu County, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Air Force Service Squadron of Magong Air Base (馬公基地) lead a party of volunteers to clean Peiliao beach (北寮海灘) in Huxi Township (湖西), Penghu County (澎湖縣) in a demonstra...

Cities, counties in Taiwan clean up rivers, beaches on Earth Day

Taipei, April 22, Braving damp and cold weather conditions, people in cities and counties around Taiwan held clean-up activities on Earth Day on Saturday. In Taipei, 1,000 people helped clean up a ...

Black-faced spoonbill conservation season to kick off in Tainan

With wintering black-faced spoonbills having already been spotted on Taiwan's southwestern coast this year, the Tainan city government has organized a two-month conservation event to raise public awar...