A tourism association dedicated to promoting the traditional industries of Changhua County was established in the county's Xiushui Township on Sunday.
A stall that reportedly hawks fried mullet maw for NT$1,680 a plate is shown in Liuohe Tourist Night Market in Kaohsiung. Consumer protection officials inspected the nightmarket yesterday and found the stand closed in an apparent move to avoid the inspectors.
A man died trying to light a firework on New Year's Eve, police said Sunday.
A Taiwanese fishing boat captain was severely injured and two crew members sustained minor injuries on Saturday after their boat caught fire and exploded at Xingang Fishing Port (新港漁港) in eastern Taiwan's Taitung County, apparently while refueling.
Trains on Taipei's metro will run for 42 hours non-stop in light of anticipated crowds attending countdown parties near Taipei City Hall, the Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC), which operates the system, said on Friday.
A marching band from the Taipei First Girls' High School, above, tosses guns, and a brass band from the Ministry of National Defense, right, practice during a rehearsal for a New Year's Day ceremony in front of the Presidential Office on Friday, Dec. 30. Both groups will perform at the national flag-raising ceremony, set to take place at dawn on Sunday, Jan. 1.
Chang Yi-hsi (張藝曦), an associate professor at National Chiao Tung University, Liao Hsiao-ching (廖小菁), a postdoctoral fellow at Academia Sinica's Institute of History and Philology and four other young scholars won the Second Yu Ying-shih Humanistic Research Award in Taipei on Thursday.
This 7-meter-tall owl statue, photographed on Thursday, Dec. 29, sits on Qigu's Salt Mountain in Tainan.
Members of a performance group warn the public on Wednesday not to push while taking the Taipei Metro on New Year's Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 28.
This undated photo shows tourists taking selfies at a popular site in Yilan County.