Contestants play woodball in Penghu's first Freshman Cup, Sunday, Jan. 15.
Cecilia Wayua Michael takes the women's title in the 2017 Kinmen Marathon on Sunday, Jan. 15. Michael completed the women's race in 2:51:06, while George Mbugua Nguyen of Kenya completed the men's marathon in 2:20:46 to snatch the men's title. The winners of the men's and women's divisions each earned NT$200,000 (US$6,338) in prize money.
The 2017 National Conference for College and University Presidents was held Thursday and Friday at Kaohsiung's National Chi Nan University.
Poll results released Friday revealed Tainan Mayor William Lai (賴清德) would have a strong chance of victory should he shift his aspirations north and run in New Taipei's 2018 mayoral race.
Tourists visit a sea of flowers that are blooming in Huatung Valley, between Hualien and Taitung, on Friday, Jan. 13. Local authorities said more than 7,000 hectares of flowers had been planted to create a beautiful view of the valley for local and foreign tourists alike.
A woman holds her umbrella while walking down the street in Taipei on Friday, Jan. 13. A cold air mass from mainland China was moving toward Taiwan on Friday, bringing lower temperatures and rain, and is expected to blanket the island until Tuesday.
Staff at Tunghsiao thermal power plant in Miaoli were surprised to find an unexpected visitor near the facility's water treatment plant on Thursday -- a sea turtle.
This undated photo shows one of the six male black-crowned squirrel monkeys sent to Taiwan by the Netherlands' Apenheul Zoo. Taipei Zoo officials said the monkeys had all passed quarantine inspection and would be housed in the Children's Zoo area soon,.....
The Agency Against Corruption (AAC) said Friday it had busted an electricity theft ring in Taichung that allegedly helped night clubs and restaurants steal NT$100 million worth of power over four years.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je offered a few tentative comments regarding his possible opponents in next year's mayoral race during a radio interview on Thursday.