Taiwan sees nearly 300 mountaineering accidents in first 8 months of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Fire Agency (NFA) statistics show that there have been nearly 300 mountaineering accidents in the first eight months of 2020, a sharp increase compared to past ye...

Taiwanese college student dies after falling into ravine while mountaineering

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 21-year-old college student surnamed Chien (簡) fell more than 60 meters into a ravine and died Saturday (May 16) on a two-day mountaineering trip to Mt. Bilu (畢祿山) in ce...

Taiwanese female climber summits Mt. Everest amid deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese female mountaineer successfully reached the summit of Mount Everest on Monday (May 27) and was undaunted by overcrowding and recent deaths, making her the second Ta...

Fire department in Taiwan's Hualien makes the most of donated pickup truck

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A four-wheel drive pickup truck donated to Hualien County Fire Department by a businessman has been put to good use during its first month in commission, Central News Agency (C...