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Taipei, April 8 (CNA) A man who has sat in an old banyan tree on a junior high school campus in New Taipei for 12 days has lost his battle to keep it and others like it in place rather than be relocated to make way for a construction project.
Taipei, April 1 (CNA) The chief executive of a volunteer group at a school in New Taipei has been sitting in an old banyan tree on the campus for 100 hours and has vowed to stay there until a promise is made not to harm the tree and several others.
Would anyone have ever imagined that an ancient banyan tree in a remote village could feature in Ang Lee's Oscar-winning film Life of Pi?Its caretaker Maheswari traces the history of the tree, the temple it shelters and how the shrine came to be her
What gives? asked artist Patricia Chidlaw and Robert Sponsel...The Independent asked Mayor Helene Schneider, who posed the question to staff and got this answer from Tim Downey, urban forest superintendent: The trees are being removed by a contractor
Senior officials at the Trade and Agriculture ministries will meet to discuss protests raised by the government's recent decision to suspend imports of certain fruit and vegetables, Trade Minister Gita Wirjawan says. Officials will address the issue
Following the Agriculture Ministry's regulation last year banning the importation of 13 horticultural and agricultural products durians, pineapples, honeydews, bananas, mangos, papayas, potatoes, cabbages, carrots, chili, chrysanthemums, orchids and
An exotic fruit with a stinky reputation forced the brief evacuation of Yaohan Centre mall Monday evening. According to Richmond Fire Rescue, the mall had to be cleared at around 5 p.m. following reports of what was initially thought to be a gas leak
Taipei, Jan. 3 (CNA) A wax apple farmer fulfilled his dream of learning to play the piano at middle age. But more amazingly, his musical performances in his orchard has helped the wax apples he grows turn out to be bigger and sweeter, he said
The Banyan Upper School recently got into the holiday spirit in order to give back to some needy local children. The private, state approved high school for special needs children is known for its innovative programs of academic, college preparatory
Malaysia is rich in tropical fruits like durian, mangosteen, rambutan, duku and langsat. However, many people believe that consuming a large quantity of these fruits may lead to health problems. Some people believe that imported fruits like apples