Thai online celebrity travels to Taipei to promote tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Thai celebrity blogger and YouTuber Mint visited Taipei last week at the invitation of the city government for a short film project aimed at promoting Taipei tourism. M...

Taipei joins China Airlines to promote city tourism in South Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Department of Information and Tourism of Taipei City is taking part in the Hana Tour International Travel Show at KINTEX in Gyeonggi Province of South Korea between Ju...

Taipei's Tatun Volcanoes proven active: scientists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After carrying out a long-term study, a research team at Academia Sinica has determined that the Tatun volcano group (TVG) and Guishan Island are both active volcanoes and a vo...

Arkansas company buys remainder of Branson duck boat fleet

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The company that originally owned a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer killing 17 people has sold the remainder of its fleet to an Arkansas-based investment co...

Science Says: Why biodiversity matters to you

You may go your entire life without seeing an endangered species, yet the globe's biodiversity crisis threatens all of humanity in numerous unseen or unrecognized ways, scientists say. ...

Nine Guanziling hotels in SW Taiwan double down on ‘Spring Tour’ discounts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of nine hot spring hotels in Tainan’s Guanziling (關子嶺) hot spring area are doubling down on Tourism Bureau’s "Spring Tour" discounts and bene...

Gelding named for Avs captain finishes 2nd in Arkansas race

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Landeskog entered the $150,000 Bachelor Stakes coming off an impressive victory to begin his career. He came out of it with his first loss Saturday, finishin...

Guanziling in Tainan blessed with Taiwan’s only 'mud hot springs'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Guanziling (關子嶺) in Tainan City’s Baihe District (白河區) is blessed with Taiwan’s only “mud hot springs" (泥漿溫泉), according to the city’s Tourism...

A natural outdoor hot spring in Taiwan’s Yilan for all to enjoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If you like hot springs, you should not miss Fanfan Hot Spring (梵梵溫泉), which is an undeveloped outdoor hot spring on the bank of the Fanfan River that flows past Yingshi V...

The Yangmingshan National Park in Taipei--Xiaoyoukeng

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Yangminshan National Park is the only national park in Taiwan that is characterized by volcanic landforms. The volcanic landforms in the Yangminshan National Park are do...

Photo of the Day: 1960s tourist map of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A copy of this vintage 1960s tourist map of Taiwan went viral on social media yesterday (Feb. 9). The map, which was published in 1969 and is titled "Tourist's Map ...

Jury awards $123M to victims in Seattle duck boat crash

SEATTLE (AP) — A jury has awarded about $123 million to the victims and families of a 2015 duck boat crash that killed five college students and injured more than 60 others in Seattle. ...

AP PHOTOS: Buffaloes love hot springs in eastern Turkey

BITLIS, Turkey (AP) — For the buffaloes in eastern Turkey, the hot springs in the mountainous Bitlis province are a welcome refuge from the freezing wintry weather. Residents in the ...

World's oldest man dies in Japan

Masazo Nonaka, dubbed the "world's oldest man" by Guinness World Records, on Sunday died of natural causes at the age of 113. "We feel shocked at the loss of this big figure,"...

World's oldest man, 113, dies at his home in northern Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The world's oldest man has died at his home — a hot springs inn — in northern Japan at the age of 113. His family said Masazo Nonaka died in the early hours of Sunday wh...