Members of a community in Xindian District protest outside the New Taipei City Government on Tuesday, Aug. 23.
A ceremony marking the official launch of a fleet of 64 fishing boats meant to perform marine environmental protection missions was held Tuesday on the outlying county of Penghu.
The Hsuehshan Tunnel (雪山隧道) on the No. 5 National Freeway will be closed from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday for Taiwan's annual Han Kuang military exercises, according to the National Freeway Bureau.
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.