Three Taiwanese mountaineers survive Annapurna avalanche

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three Taiwanese mountaineers were thought to have survived an avalanche in the Himalayas’ Annapurna massif while four South Koreans and their two Nepali guides were ...

Taiwanese 'bikini climber' dies after mountain fall in Nantou County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese self-described “bikini climber” GiGi Wu (吳季芸) died from injuries sustained from a fall in Nantou County today, reports suggest. Rescue services lo...

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...

Work of four Taipei Tech students wins iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2018

TAIEPEI (Taiwan News)—AIRescuer designed by four students from National Taipei University of Technology (Taipei Tech) is a winner of iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2018, according to a news release publ...

Two Taiwanese women trapped on Polish mountain after trying to climb it in sneakers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After attempting to scale the Tatra Mountains, the highest mountain range in Poland's Carpathian Mountains wearing only ordinary sneakers and a thin layer of clothing, two ...

Three mountaineers receive unprecedented fines totaling NT$180,000

Taipei, Oct. 17 -- Three mountaineers received unprecedented fines totaling NT$180,000 (US$5,960) for not abiding by rules regulating mountaineering activities in Hualien, local fire department offici...

Hiker found alive after 30 days lost in Central Mountain Range

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese hiker has been found after being missing in Taiwan's Central Mountain Range for a month. The survivor, Lee Ming-han (李明翰), was found conscious this mor...

Taiwan couple missing in Himalayas found: woman dead, man survived

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese couple which went missing in the Himalayas more than 50 days ago has been found, but only the man survived, with the woman fallen down a cliff to her death, re...