Relax and enjoy a bike tour along the unparalleled beauties Taitung County has to offer 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s eastern county of Taitung is the best place to ride a bike as it is full of scenic views and has the best air in the country. So why not join a bike tour orga...

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: 'Angel's Tear' drying up in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Jiaming Lake (嘉明湖), commonly referred to as "Angel's Tear," or what the Bunun Tribe call the "Moon's Mirror," has been shri...

Micronesia: Scenic island-hopping and a lesson in letting go

POHNPEI STATE, Micronesia (AP) — A trip to Micronesia means island-hopping, stargazing, wreck-diving and scenic views. But be prepared for the unpredictable. You won't be competing w...

Taiwan's top views

Alexandra Stoddard, the famous lifestyle philosopher once famously said, “When you leave a beautiful place, you carry it with you wherever you go”. She is, of course, absolutely right and ...

The Latest: Sununu disappointed with Northern Pass rejection

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a decision by New Hampshire regulators to reject an application for a hydropower project (all times local): 6:05 p.m.. New Hampsh...

Regulators reject hydropower project over tourism concerns

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — State regulators unanimously rejected an application for a hydropower project that would have provided clean energy to Massachusetts but was seen as an eyesore by critics who fear...

State regulators consider whether to approve Northern Pass

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — After more than two years of sometimes contentious debate, New Hampshire regulators are on the verge of deciding whether to approve the Northern Pass hydropower project. ...

Q&A: As Olympics approach, things to know about Pyeongchang

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Olympics are coming to one of the most remote, ruggedly beautiful parts of South Korea, an area known for icy winds, a collapsed mining industry, towering granite m...

Q&A: As Olympics approach, things to know about Pyeongchang

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Olympics are coming to one of the most remote, ruggedly beautiful parts of South Korea, an area known for icy winds, a collapsed mining industry, towering granite m...

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 ...

$1.6B Canada-New England hydropower project wins key permit

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy has granted a key permit for a transmission project that would carry hydropower from Canada to energy markets in southern New England. ...