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Fire breaks out at north Taiwan engine oil packaging factory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Just one day after a large fire at a Carrefour logistics center in Taoyuan, another fire broke out at an engine oil packaging factory in the same district. CNA cited th...

Huge fire breaks out at Carrefour logistics center in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A massive fire has broken out at a Carrefour logistics center in Taoyuan. The Taoyuan Fire Department stated that at 7:33 a.m. on Monday (March 14) it received a report...

Man allegedly stabs store clerk to death over masking dispute in Taiwan's Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man allegedly stabbed a convenience store clerk to death in Taoyuan’s Guishan District on Sunday (Nov. 21) after the clerk asked him to wear a mask. Guishan Pol...

Rabbit bites off toddler's fingertip at leisure farm in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rabbit bit off part of a toddler's finger after he stuck it through a fence at a leisure farm in northern Taiwan's Taoyuan City last week. While visiting Goat...

3 Vietnamese workers saved from apartment fire in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Vietnamese migrant workers were rescued from an apartment fire in the northern Taiwan city of Taoyuan on Friday morning (Nov. 8), according to the Taoyuan Fire Depar...

Two drowning incidents in northeastern Taiwan leave one dead and one in critical condition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Two droning incidents in Yilan County on Sunday (Aug. 26) left one person dead and another in critical condition, according to a Central News Agency report on the same day. ...

Dead fish found near factory inferno in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The aftermath of Saturday's (April 28) fatal blaze at a factory in northern Taiwan has inflicted damage to the surrounding environment and air quality, including aquat...

Fire Department Chief resigns after 7 die in factory inferno in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After five fire fighters and two Thai migrant workers perished in Saturday's (April 28) blaze at a factory in Taoyuan, the Taoyuan Fire Department Chief has resigned, repor...

Taiwan's President and Premier offer condolences over Taoyuan fire

TAIPEI (CNA) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) have expressed condolences to the families of the victims killed in a fire that broke out at a factory in Taoyuan City Satur...

3 adults, 1 child killed in Taoyuan house fire

Taipei (CNA) - Three adults and one child were killed early Thursday in a house fire in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan, fire officials said that day. The Taoyuan Fire Department said it received a report...

Worker's insurance may not apply to 6 Vietnamese who died in factory fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- None of the 11 Vietnamese factory workers who died or were injured in a massive blaze that broke out in their dormitory in New Taipei City's Tucheng District early yesterda...

6 Vietnamese workers die during fire in illegal dormitory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The remains of six Vietnamese workers were recovered today after a massive blaze struck a factory and what is suspected of being an illegally constructed dormitory, with five o...

6 Vietnamese workers trapped in Taoyuan factory fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Firefighters are working frantically to save six Vietnamese workers believed to still be trapped in a factory fire in Taoyuan, reported CNA. At 2:09 a.m. this morning (Dec. ...