A scuba diving coach has warned that the population of batfish in waters near Green Island, which lies off the coast of Taitung, is shrinking fast and could disappear entirely if action is not taken to protect the species.
Stones picked up by Chinese tourists at two of Taitung's scenic spots have been returned to the seashore, the East Coast National Scenic Area Administration under the Tourism Bureau said Monday.1 Comment
The superintendent of Taitung Hospital in southeastern Taiwan has warned the public of the dangers of overindulging over the Feb. 6-14 Lunar New Year holiday.
Chinese New Year cleaning can help contribute to charity, as a number of organizations will hold marketplace events to raise money for the disadvantaged.
Three absconded Vietnamese workers were nabbed in Taitung, eastern Taiwan, Coast Guard Administration officials said Tuesday.
An armed fugitive took three students hostage in Taitung, resulting in a standoff with police that was still ongoing as of press time on Monday, Dec. 21.
World surfing champions such as Taylor Jensen and Chelsea Williams are part of the 70-odd surfers from around the world who have been attracted to the 2015 Taiwan Open of Surfing that will take place in Taitung County in eastern Taiwan, which boasts stable and beautiful waves that are recognized by the World Surfing League (WSL) as among the best in the world.1 Comment
A woman in Taitung said Thursday that she thinks eight cats at an animal shelter where she works may have saved her from the poisonous fangs of a cobra near her dormitory.1 Comment
A total of 1,734 tourists were evacuated from Green Island off southeastern Taiwan Thursday in anticipation of Typhoon Goni, which is expected to bring severe weather to the region starting Friday.
Rabies has continued to spread in Taitung after a new case of the viral disease in an infected ferret badger was confirmed in the eastern county, animal disease control officials said yesterday.