78-year-old conquers Taiwan's highest peak in 11 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 78-year-old man recently conquered Taiwan’s highest summit — Yushan Main Peak — reaching the altitude of nearly 4,000 meters after 11 hours. Chen Yu...

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake jolts south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck Tainan City in south Taiwan at 8:07 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 17). The latest quake’s epicenter was located in the district of Dongsha...

Filipino tests positive for coronavirus 2 weeks after Taiwan quarantine ends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Oct. 15) announced one new imported case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Philippines. During a...

Taiwanese man contracts coronavirus in China, despite 'zero' case claims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Oct. 13) announced one new imported case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) from communist China, the source o...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake shakes northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattled northeastern Taiwan at 11:39 p.m. this evening (Oct. 12), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...

Taiwan reports 2 new imported coronavirus cases from Dubai and France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Oct. 12) announced two new imported cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) from Dubai and France. During a...

Filipino sailor tests positive for coronavirus after Taiwan quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Oct. 8) announced three new imported cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Philippines. During...

Taiwan reports 3 imported cases of coronavirus from US, France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Oct. 6) announced three new imported cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) from the U.S. and France. Dur...

Taiwanese woman tests positive for coronavirus again after returning from Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Oct. 5) announced one new imported case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Philippines. During a pr...

Taiwan announces 2 coronavirus cases from US, Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Oct. 2) announced two new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) from the U.S. and Japan. Case No. 516 is ...

Trees and houses intertwine in Taiwan’s Changhua

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two trees growing through houses in Changhua County have heartwarming stories and make for extraordinary sights. In one of the cases, a townhouse coexists with a centur...

Frenchman in Taiwan tests positive for coronavirus after quarantine ends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Sept. 30) announced one new case of Wuhan coronavirus from France. During his weekly press conference ...

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake rattled northeastern Taiwan at 12:37 p.m. this afternoon (Sept. 30), with all of Taiwan proper feeling its shockwaves, according to the Central ...

Magnitude 5.3, 5.0 earthquakes rock eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two earthquakes in excess of magnitude 5.0 struck eastern Taiwan's Taitung County this morning (Sept. 29), with four lesser quakes striking in between, according to th...

Filipino man tests positive for coronavirus after starting work in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Sept. 28) announced three new imported cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), including a Filipino man who w...