Hikers found a dead Formosan black bear in the mountains of Eastern Taiwan yesterday, with forestry officials saying that sightings of these endangered animals are rare, the Central News Agency reported.
A landmark bishop wood (bischofia javanica) tree in the southeastern county of Taitung has been well-prepared ahead of a tropical storm's expected landfall in southern Taiwan, local government officials said Saturday.
Four elementary students from Taitung County on the eastern coast of Taiwan won two gold and two bronze medals in the final competition of the World Mathematics Invitational (WMI) that concluded last week.
Two suspects were arrested on July 31 for allegedly having sex with a minor, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said.1 Comment
It was recently discovered that up to 96 percent of buildings on Orchid Island, which is located off Taiwan's southeastern coast, were unlawfully constructed.2 Comments
A hot air balloon carrying three people lost control and drifted in the air for almost three hours in Taitung yesterday before some 30 people on the ground managed to pull it down to safety, officials said.
The largest and longest-running Taiwan International Balloon Fiesta will kick off Friday at Luye, Taitung County in southeastern Taiwan with various shows and fun activities.
A collection of artifacts from the indigenous Tao tribe went on display Saturday in Taitung for the first time, four decades after the 200-plus items were taken to Europe.
As the annual Taiwan International Balloon Fiesta is coming up in Taitung, the local government yesterday announced that its hot air balloon tours are open for sign-ups today.
Taitung County has banned the harvesting of giant clams measuring 15 centimeters and smaller in the waters off Green Island and listed the mollusk as a protected species.