Houbi (後壁), a rural township in Tainan County (台南縣), is best known these days for being the center of Taiwan's thriving orchid export industry and the site of an annual orchid-related trade show.
Interest in and concern for the world's forests has never been greater. Trees are seen as important weapons in the fight against global warming because they absorb carbon dioxide, an important greenhouse gas.
Shanshang Township (山上鄉) is one of the most bucolic parts of Tainan County (台南縣). The population is less than 8,000. Many residents are fruit farmers...
The 2008 Nantou (南投) Railway Fair will kick off on July 19 and the old steam locomotive will rerun the JiJi Railroad Branch to serve visitors.
Taiwan's urban areas have changed massively in recent decades. However, the leaders of several towns have realized that their oldest neighborhoods are treasures worth preserving.
In recent years, several former industrial sites around Taiwan have been repackaged as tourist attractions.