Magnitude 4.6 earthquake rattles E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.6 earthquake jolted Hualien County at 9:37 a.m. this morning (May 22), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 3.1 kilo...

Heavy flooding shifts to central, southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) observed that as rainfall in northern Taiwan is starting to diminish this afternoon (May 20), it has started to increase rapidly in southern an...

Police search for shooters in Taipei after man gunned down in hail of 40 bullets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police are still searching for two men suspected of gunning down a man in a hail of 40 bullets at a tea house in broad daylight in western Taiwan's Taichung City. On Sat...

CWB issues extremely heavy rain advisory for N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to the arrival of a weather front today (May 20) the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for 21 of Taiwan's 22 counties and cities. The CWB...

Photos of flooding in N. Taiwan start to flood in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As torrential rain is falling across northern Taiwan, photos of the flooding have started to surface on social media. As a convective cloud system has formed over northern T...

Extremely heavy rain alert issued for N. Taiwan, flash floods reported

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a convective cloud system has formed over northern Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for five counties and cities and an extremely he...

Heavy rain alert issued for 14 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau has issued a heavy rain advisory for 14 counties and cities in Taiwan this evening (May 15). A convective cloud system developed rapidly this afte...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake jars NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattled northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 4:55 p.m. this afternoon (May 13), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter ...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake jolts NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.9 earthquake shook northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 11:48 p.m. on Wednesday evening (May 8), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicen...

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake jolts NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.2 earthquake rattled northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 5:47 a.m. this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temb...

Ghost face car sticker a no-no in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A “ghost face sticker” in the back window of a car has been scaring passersby in Taiwan. The blue automobile in a parking lot at Miaoli District Prosecu...

Alien species alert for Northern Taiwan: Breeding season for Spot-legged tree frogs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the breeding season of spot-legged tree frogs at its peak, people are encouraged to report sightings of the animal by phone or via a Facebook fan page. The spot-le...

Talent deficit Taiwan's biggest problem for returnee investors: MOEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A talent deficit is the biggest problem Taiwan must solve as more and more overseas Taiwanese companies move back and invest in the country, said the Ministry of Economic ...

Breaking News: Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck at 1:01 p.m. in eastern Taiwan's Hualien County, where an intensity level of 7 was felt, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). ...

'If we stick together, we have power': Taiwan President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen in a message on her Facebook page posted on Wednesday (April 17) reminded citizens that “if we stick together, we have power.” The me...