Enjoy ‘Dancing Lady Orchids’ at Taipei's CKS Shilin Residence Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei’s Parks and Street Lights Office (PSLO) is holding an oncidium exhibition at New Orchid Pavilion (新蘭亭), CKS Shilin Residence Park from now until June 9, PSLO said ...

Taiwan's summer electricity rates to kick off June 1

Summer electricity rates in Taiwan will go into effect starting June 1 and last until Sept. 30 to encourage users to reduce power consumption during the peak summer months. Taiwan has introduced hi...

Taichung Power Plant ordered to build new waste treatment facility

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has requested state-run Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) to build a new waste treatment facility for its coal-fired power plant in Taichung in two ye...

Taichung Power Plant fails third checkup this year, fined NT$20 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan Power Company’s plant in Longjing, Taichung, was fined NT$20 million (about US$648,000) by Taichung’s Environmental Protection Bureau (EPB) on Monday (Apr...

Yehliu Geopark hosts colorful night tours and concert in April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Yehliu Geopark (野柳地質公園) in Wanli District (萬里區), New Taipei City, will have a very different look at night in April as the park’s trademark Queen’s Head and ot...

Taiwan Power Corp. to pay GE US$158 million over 4th nuclear plant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - According to an arbitration ruling, the Taiwan Power Corporation will have to pay General Electric Co. (GE) US$158 million (NT$4.8 billion) over the closure of the fourth nuclea...

Tulip show at Shihlin Residence in Taipei kicks off Feb 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It’s that time of year again, when cute and colorful tulip flowers are blooming on plots of Shihlin Residence (士林官邸) as Taipei City Government is getting ready to ki...

Taiwan Power Company rules out use of nuclear power

TAIPEI (CNA) -- State-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) ruled out the possibility of activating the No. 4 nuclear plant Friday, dismissing the misconception that doing so would take only three years...

Waste from 3rd nuclear plant poses no risk to public: Taiwan Power Corp.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Waste from the third nuclear plant in Pingtung County erroneously dumped at a landfill poses no risk to the public, the Cabinet-level Atomic Energy Council (AEC) and the T...

What to catch at last weekend of Taipei’s Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 CKS Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show officially kicked off on Nov. 30, with exhibitions of a variety of chrysanthemums and many performances and events having ...

Power outage affects more than 30,000 households in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A power outage took place in Kaohsiung City on Sunday afternoon, reportedly affecting more than 30,000 households and a number of petrochemical plants. The Taiwan Power...

Taiwan decommissions oldest nuclear power reactor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first reactor at the Jinshan Nuclear Power Plant in New Taipei City ceased operations on Dec. 5, and has officially begun a decommission process. Taiwan Power Compa...

Taiwan Power Co. respects referendum results but will follow government policy

TAIPEI (CNA) -- State-owned Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) said Sunday it respects the recent referendum results related to energy, but will still follow the policies of the government. Taipower spoke...

Taipei’s upcoming Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show to feature intercontinental theme

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The warm sun and cool breeze in the fall season foretell the best time of the year to appreciate chrysanthemum flowers and the coming of the 2018 CKS Shilin Residence Chry...

12 stations flash red pollution alerts in central, southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to poor diffusion conditions and an accumulation of pollutants, the air quality in central and southern Taiwan is still poor with harmful levels of pollution reported in 30...