Photo of the Day: Respite from rains in Tamsui, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American tourist took this photo of a serene scene at dusk in New Taipei City's Tamsui District after the torrential rains and floodingseen in northern Taiwan ...

Photo of the Day: Sanjhan Community in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American English teacher captured this photo of a narrow lane leading to a verdant valley in Sanjhan Community (三棧社區) in Taiwan's Hualien County and poste...

Photo of the Day: Spectacular Qingshui Cliff in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American English teacher captured this gorgeous view of Qingshui Cliff in Taiwan's Hualien County and posted it on the social media site Reddit ...

Photo of the Day: Handsome Vietnamese bridge goes viral 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Photos of tourists walking through a "Golden Bridge" being supported by massive hands in the mountains of central Vietnam have suddenly started to go viral ...

Photo of the Day: View from Taipei's Xiangshan at night

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American English teacher captured this photo a few years ago of a couple people huddled blow a lonely light as they gaze at Taipei's skyline from Xiangshan. Mike...

Wichita State, Marshall meet 48 years after plane crashes

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Dan D'Antoni was a 23-year-old assistant with the Marshall basketball program in 1970, and a babysitter, too. He was at the home of a friend and team physician for the Thunder...

Taroko Gorge lauded as 'Yosemite of Taiwan' by LA Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taroko Gorge, one of Taiwan's great natural wonders lying along Taiwan's east coast, has been recently covered by the Los Angeles Times for its stunning ...

Overlooked scenic gems along Taiwan's coastal railroad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)  — There are many pristine pockets of nature along Taiwan's railway system but it's easy to overlook a few. See something new on the way to your next adventure,...

Keelung's 'A La Bao Bay' to reopen next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After being closed for six years, the mysterious "A La Bao Bay" (阿拉寶灣) scenic coastal area will be reopened next year, according to the North Coast and Guanyinshan Na...

Malaysian student makes a hit on social media with Taiwan photos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- Photos that a Malaysian University student has posted on Facebook of Taiwan scenic areas have become a real hit on the social media platform.  Phong Yap Hui (...

Firefighters rescue Taiwan hiking groups trapped on Babokuru Mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Two hiking groups consisting of 22 members trapped on Babokuru Mountain (巴博庫魯山) or also known as Mawanglai Shan (馬望來山) hiking trail on May 28 were safely located and rescued...

Hot air balloon accident in Turkey kills 1 tourist, hurts 20

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a hot air balloon has crashed near a tourist destination in central Turkey, killing one tourist and wounding 20 others. The Anadol...

Taiwan | The Forgotten Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Filmmaker Jesse Delgrosse has released a teaser video of spectacular scenery around Taiwan ranging from seaside cliffs to Taipei's urban core. Delgrosse, owner of t...

Ways to spend Valentine's Day in Taipei

Taipei (Taiwan News)-Valentine's Day can be costly to celebrate for people with demanding significant others, but here are some ideas to spend the holiday that will not cost an arm and a leg ...

Hollywood star Rob Schneider a big fan of Taiwan's tea

Los Angeles, Nov. 1 (CNA) Hollywood comedian Robert Schneider said Friday that he loves Taiwan's tea, which can make him more sober and healthier. Schneider was invited by Taiwan's Tourism Bure...