As it warms up for the grand Taichung World Flora Exposition 2018, the Taichung City Government presents Taichung Arts Festival 2016, which will showcase hundreds of performances from local and overseas artists.
In the rugged and hilly terrain of South Central Taiwan's Chiayi County, it is hard to imagine how vegetable gardens can be tended to yield the fresh tomatoes, cabbages and peppers that end up on local dinner tables.
Kuomintang Chairwoman Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱), center, interacts with New Party Chairman Yu Mu-ming (郁慕明), left, at the New Party's anniversary gathering in New Taipei City on Sunday, Aug. 21.
This undated photo shows Taiwan's first postal-themed hotel, which is due to open in Taipei's Nangang District by the end of this year after being converted from an old post office by Image Taiwan Hotel Group
A tourist enjoys hot springs at a resort in Ruisui Township, Hualien County. Resorts in the hot spring town are taking advantage of the area's lush, green surroundings, giving city-dwellers a welcome respite from the urban jungle.
The intensity of the "urban heat island effect" (UHIE) is statistically significant in association with suicides among the elderly in Greater Taipei, according to the results of a recent study.
The South Branch of the National Palace Museum (NPM) will reopen its main hall Aug. 23, following closure of the area since mid-April for work to repair water leaks in the glass wall of the building.
State-run Chunghwa Post Co.'s new building in outlying Lienchiang County (Matsu), which started operations this April, features the local architectural style.
A Korean woman, circled, is seen in this photo taken from surveillance camera footage from a store in New Taipei's Pingxi District. The woman, surnamed Park, and two men were accused of pickpocketing tourists in the popular tourist town of goods worth NT$20,000 earlier in the week. She was caught Friday, Aug. 19 after a shopkeeper recognized her and alerted the police.
Two suspects have been arrested in New Taipei for stealing credit card numbers and using them to make online purchases, according to the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB).