Sea warning for Typhoon Vongfong lifted, heavy rains expected from Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) lifted a sea warning for Typhoon Vongfong on Sunday (May 17), as it continued to weaken, and downgraded it to a tropical storm. A plum ...

8 Philippine Coast Guard personnel convicted for 2013 fatal shooting of Taiwanese fisherman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Manila court has convicted and sentenced eight Philippine Coast Guard personnel for gunning down a Taiwanese fisherman in 2013. Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 15 today...

Palau vice president embarks on i-Ride in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Palau Vice President Raynold B. Oilouch was offered a rare opportunity to learn about Taiwan through a thrilling i-Ride at Breeze NanShan department store's flying the...

Trial over 2013 killing of Taiwanese fisherman by Philippine Coast Guard to proceed this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A legal motion to dismiss a trial, by eight defendants of the Philippine Coast Guard involved in the 2013 death of a Taiwanese fishermen, has been rejected by a court in M...

Taiwan's Top 5 Lighthouses

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- There can be something ethereal and other-worldly about visiting a lighthouse. They are often located on isolated, windswept cliffs, enjoying spectacular views over the ocea...

More rain, possible typhoon expected for southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau (中央氣象局, CWB) announced today that heavy rain is expected for southern Taiwan and that a new tropical depression southwest of Taiwan has the pote...

Land warning issued for Typhoon Nesat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A land warning for Typhoon Nesat was issued at 2:30 p.m. today by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB), with Hualien and Taitung (Including Green Island and Orchid Island) in the a...

Typhoon Nesat poised to strike Taiwan as sea warning issued

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) at 8:30 a.m. issued a sea warning for the Bashi Channel as Typhoon Nesat nears, and an alert has been issued for the waters off Taiwan's ea...

Heavy rainfall warning issued as Super Typhoon Haima to spare Taiwan

Having become one of the biggest storms the world has seen this year, Super Typhoon Haima is barreling southward on a course to make landfall in northern Luzon of the Philippines sometime between late...

Champi strengthens to typhoon; Koppu expected to bring rain to Taiwan

Taipei, Oct. 14 (CNA) Two typhoons have developed over the Pacific, but so far, only Typhoon Koppu is projected to clip Taiwan, depending on the angle at which it turns north, the Central Weather B...