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Xinyi Township in northern Taiwan's Nantou County is home to plum blossoms. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

A Trip to the Home of Plum Blossoms in Taiwan

Located in Nantou (南投), Taiwan’s only land-locked county in central Taiwan, Xinyi Township (信義鄉) is home to plum blossoms. Its plum trees span about 1,500 hectares (3,706 acres), and approximately 80 percent of the trees are concentrated at Fengguidou (風櫃斗)…

Sinliao Waterfall Trail is a beautiful scenic spot in Northern Taiwan. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

Sinliao Waterfall Trail in Northern Taiwan

Sinliao Waterfall Trail (Xinliao Waterfall Trail新寮瀑布步道) is located along Singliao Stream in Northern Taiwan’s Yilan County (宜蘭縣). Though it is only about two kilometers long, there are two beautiful waterfalls with a height of 60 meters and 30 meters respectively…

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A Trip to the Home of Plum Blossoms in Taiwan

Located in Nantou (南投), Taiwan’s only land-locked county in central Taiwan, Xinyi Township (信義鄉) is home to plum blossoms. Its plum trees span about 1,500 hectares (3,706 acres), and approximately…

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Sinliao Waterfall Trail in Northern Taiwan

Sinliao Waterfall Trail (Xinliao Waterfall Trail新寮瀑布步道) is located along Singliao Stream in Northern Taiwan’s Yilan County (宜蘭縣). Though it is only about two kilometers long, there are two beautiful waterfalls…

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The Best Place to Learn Chinese Is Not China

As China becomes a dominant global power, it is inevitable that its language will become popular. With a population of almost 1.4 billion, no one with international career ambitions can…

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A Family Tour: A Film About Exile Experiences

Exiled Chinese director Ying Liang has refined his life experiences in the film A Family Tour. At the premiere in Taiwan on the evening of November 4, Ying Liang said that he…

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How China Can Benefit From Studying Taiwan

In the recent local Taiwan elections, the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) suffered a big defeat. The people had decided that the DPP was failing to serve Taiwan’s best interests.…

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Xi Jinping Asks Chinese Military to Be War-Ready

Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked the military to prepare for war, sparking fears that the current U.S.-China trade conflict might end up bloody. He was addressing the Southern Theatre…

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The National Museum of Taiwan History

Opening in 2011 after 12 years of planning and construction, the National Museum of Taiwan History is a great destination for a comprehensive overview of Taiwan’s history, which was largely…

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DGA Lifetime Honorary Award Winner Ang Lee

On October 18, Voice of America reported that the internationally renowned film director Ang Lee received a lifetime honorary award from the Directors Guild of America (DGA) for his daring…