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Thunderstorms forecast for southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Short rain showers or thunderstorms are forecast for southern Taiwan before Wednesday (July 6), while afternoon thunderstorms are predicted for the northern and eastern re...

Foreign ministry lambasts scholar for misquoting US senator during Taiwan trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) criticized Tamkang University professor Chen I-hsin (陳一新) for misquoting U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menend...

Coldest temperatures of winter recorded at 13 weather stations across Taiwan Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Record lows for the winter were recorded at 13 weather stations across the country this morning (Feb. 20), and it’s estimated temperatures will dip to their coldest ...

Nathan Chen on brink of elite club of US Olympic champions

BEIJING (AP) — Scott Hamilton and Brian Boitano have been waiting more than a decade for someone to join them in one of the most exclusive clubs in American figure skating: Olympic champions. ...

Tsai visits Taiwan coast guard base ahead of Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) thanked the coast guard for their service to the nation ahead of the Lunar New Year while visiting a base in Chiayi County on Saturday (Jan. 2...

Taiwan's fleet of F-16s to resume flights Jan. 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's F-16 jet fighters will resume flights on Wednesday, (Jan. 20), the Air Force said Tuesday (Jan. 18). The entire fleet of F-16s was grounded after one crash...

President orders Taiwan defense ministry to investigate cause of F-16 crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has instructed the Ministry of Defense (MND) to find the cause of last week's F-16 crash and to assist the pilot’s family. Presid...

Remains of F-16V pilot found in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Suspected remains of the crashed F-16V pilot were found by search and rescue teams on Thursday (Jan. 13). During a training exercise off Chiayi County's Dongshi Tow...

Taiwan military's search for downed F-16V continues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military on Thursday (Jan. 13) continued its search for Air Force Captain Chen Yi (陳奕), who piloted the F-16V fighter jet that crashed off the coast of Chiayi on Tuesd...

F-16V crashes off west coast of Taiwan, pilot missing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An F-16V fighter jet crashed into the sea off the west coast on Tuesday (Jan. 11), and the search for the pilot is ongoing. During a training exercise off the coast of...

Taiwanese netizens pray for missing pilot’s safety

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese have expressed concern online for the safety of missing pilot Chen I (陳奕) on the online forum PTT. The Air Force lost contact with the pilot of an F-16V on Tu...

F-16V goes missing off west coast of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Air Force lost contact with an F-16V on Tuesday (Jan. 11) while it was flying off the west coast of Taiwan. During a training exercise off the coast of Chiayi Count...

Taiwan in for strong cold front next week, snowfall on high mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is penciled in for another strong cold front arriving next Monday (Nov. 22), with temperatures expected to fall to 14 degrees Celsius in areas north of central Taiw...

Revenue of Taiwan's Feasttogether back to pre-pandemic levels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese hospitality conglomerate Feastogether Corporation's (饗賓餐旅) revenue returned to pre-pandemic levels last month as stimulus vouchers breathed fresh life into t...

Japanese city councilor denounces Taiwan opposition party's recall campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese City Councilor Norihiro Uehata, from the city of Kobe, on Sunday (Oct. 10) expressed his opposition to the Kuomintang’s (KMT) efforts to recall Taiwan State...