Kaohsiung keeps status as Taiwanese city with worst air pollution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung has had the worst air pollution of all the cities and counties in Taiwan for three years running, according to a survey published by an environmentalist action g...

Environmental activists demand action in Taiwan on climate change

About 100 environmental activists held a rally in Taipei Friday to urge the government to implement concrete measures to reduce greenhouse gases and air pollution, as part of the global movement to ra...

Taiwan's sea levels rising faster than global average

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's sea levels are rising at a higher rate than the rest of the world due to global warming, and the country may only have 12 years to move its capital inland to avoid...

Rally against air pollution to be held in Taipei on Nov. 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei will play host to an anti-air pollution march on Nov. 3, organized by over 20 environmental groups to advocate for improved environmental policies and voice concern...

Photo of the Day: 'No Coal'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Before the start of a march in Taichung to protest against air pollution on Sunday, hundreds formed an outline with their bodies in Taichung City Council Square which read &quo...

Groups march in central Taiwan to protest air pollution

Several groups marched in Yunlin on Saturday to demand the local government do more to reduce the use of coal and carbon emissions to improve air quality in the county. At the rally, protesters urg...

Taiwan to lead delegation to Geneva to protest WHA exclusion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A delegation led by Taiwan’s Minister of Health and Welfare (MHW) Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) is planning to travel to Geneva on May 20 to protest against the nation’s exc...

Photo of the Day: Anti-air pollution protests in central and southern Taiwan

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- Thousands of protesters rallied in Taichung and Kaohsiung on Feb. 19 to protest against air pollution and environmental changes. The nation is divided by two skies—on...

Kaohsiung’s Zuoying, Yunlin’s Lunbei the most polluted areas in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Environmental group Air Clean Taiwan on Friday revealed in a report a ranking of Taiwan’s cities and counties by levels of PM2.5 air pollution, in which Kaohsiung’s ...