Tropical Storm Khanun batters Philippines, brings heavy rain to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Storm Khanun (referred to as Odette in the Philippines), the 20th tropical storm of the year, is currently centered over Calanasan, Apayao on the island of Luzon in th...

Group asks timetable from Taiwan government to remove nuclear waste from Orchid Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--A youth organization on Orchid Island (Lanyu), an island off Taiwan’s southeastern coast, on August 1 urged the government to take action to remove nuclear waste that has b...

Discipline, Hard work, Nationalism - a view on Taiwan

I spent the days ushering in the new year in Taiwan with some members of the family, mostly in the capital city of Taipei, with two days in Taichung and Nantou, and a day in Yilan. We wanted to immer...

Taiwan donates aid for post-typhoon reconstruction in Philippines

Taiwan has donated one million Philippine pesos (US$20,000) as well as materials to Batanes, the northernmost province of the Philippines, for post-typhoon reconstruction. Gary Song-huann Lin (林松煥)...

President orders a probe into nuke waste on Orchid Island

President Tsai Ing-wen ordered a probe into how Taiwan’s nuclear waste winded up on Orchid Island during a ceremony held in the Office of the President on Monday to apologize to aborigines across Taiw...