Innovative program enriches learning for kids in Taiwan's countryside

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Education (MOE) has been pushing for the “Urban-Rural Collaborative Partner Schools Program” in order to improve education in the countryside. Th...

Taijiang National Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Located on the southwest coast of Taiwan, Taijiang National Park has a total area of 39,310 hectares, including sea and land areas. It is the only national park in Taiwan that ...

Taipei Zoo welcomes four black-faced spoonbills as new immigrants from Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four black-faced spoonbills took a four-hour flight operated by China Airlines from Tokyo Monday afternoon, and arrived at Taipei Songshan Airport in the evening, where st...

Jane Goodall gives message of hope to Taiwanese workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – World renowned primatologist and anthropologist Dr. Jane Goodall spoke to staff at I-Mei Food’s factory and food safety research center in Taoyuan City on Oct. 31, a...

Taiwanese conservationists are 'so passionate:' Jane Goodall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – World renowned primatologist and anthropologist Dr Jane Goodall is currently on a short tour of Taiwan, where she sat down with Taiwan News on Oct. 31 to discuss conservat...

Jane Goodall’s message to Taiwan: There are reasons for hope

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – World-class primatologist and ethologist Jane Goodall delivered an address in Taipei on Oct. 26 before a packed auditorium of several hundred, who appeared profoundly insp...

Hsinchu City Govt: Now is best time to watch Black-winged Stilts in Hsinchu, northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Since the end of February this year, the Jincheng Lake (金城湖) in Hsinchu City has been alive with migratory birds, including thousands of Black-winged Stilts and five Black-f...

Migratory bird infected with H5N6 bird flu in Southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The remains of a black-faced spoonbill discovered at a park in Tainan were confirmed to have been infected with H5N6 avian influenza and epidemic prevention has been set u...

Taiwan Water Corporation denies it wants to build on Niaosong Wetlands Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan Water Corporation says it will not build a car park on the Niaosong Wetland Park. Kaohsiung City’s Niaosong Wetland Park (鳥松濕地) has hundreds of species of birds, ...

Taiwan sees sharpest rise in number of endangered black-faced spoonbills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The global number of endangered black-faced spoonbills (Platalea minor, 黑面琵鷺) hit a record total of 3,941 this year, while Taiwan accounted for 66 percent of the population, acc...

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...

China Airlines unveils special bird-themed livery for A350 fleet

China Airlines (CAL) unveiled Tuesday bird-themed liveries for its incoming Airbus A350-900 aircraft, designed to promote the beauty of Taiwan. A Mikado pheasant, a species endemic to Taiwa...

Over 400 black-faced spoonbills seen in Nanbudai Wetland in Chiayi

Taipei, Dec. 30 (CNA) More than 400 black-faced spoonbills were observed in November at Nanbudai Wetland of Chiayi County, an indication that the endangered bird has taken the wetland as one of its ...

Black-faced spoonbill season to officially kick off Nov. 8

Taipei, Oct. 10 (CNA) With winter just around the corner, the annual black-faced spoonbill season will start on Nov. 8 this year, the Tainan Ecological Conservation Association said Saturday. T...

National park to hold 'black-faced spoonbill festival'

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) Taijiang National Park in Tainan will hold a six-month festival featuring the black-faced spoonbill that will run from October to March, when the endangered bird species migra...