Earthquake destroys urns in E. Taiwan cemetery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake that shook eastern Taiwan on Sunday failed to harm the living, but the same cannot be said for the deceased. The tremor dislodged a number of...

Woman in critical condition after hitting cattle on highway in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A female driver whose vehicle hit multiple cows in Taiwan’s eastern county of Taitung had no heartbeat and was not breathing when first responders reached her Sunday...

E Taiwan's Guanshan bikelane among top five cycling destinations for Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Guanshan Township Loop Bike Lane is among the “top five favorite cycling destinations for Taiwanese people,” according to Booking.com statistics. Statis...

Work and classes canceled for multiple municipalities due to tropical storm Mitag

(updated 2019/09/30 09:30) By Taiwan News Staff Writer George Liao Work and classes for Monday (Sept. 30) have been canceled for Taipei, New Taipei, Keelung, Taoyuan, Hsinchu County, Yilan Count...

Video shows Taiwanese desperately plead with pilot whale not to beach itself

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video has surfaced over the weekend of a pilot whale fascinating and terrifying tourists as it swims dangerously close to a rocky shore. At around 8 a.m. on Saturday (Aug. 3...

New Year's Day sunrise in Taiwan encounters gentle gray skies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three popular places for watching New Year’s first sunrise in southern and eastern Taiwan were not graced by a glowing sun at the dawn of New Year’s Day due to thic...

Taiwan’s Top 10 Airbnbs

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Staying in a hotel in Taiwan can be surprisingly expensive. This, at least in part, explains the recent boom in B&Bs across the country, but these days, the best of thes...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocks eastern Taiwan

Taipei, Nov. 4 (CNA) A magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit eastern Taiwan at 7:34 a.m. Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The earthquake's epicenter was located at sea about 48.1...

Eight-arch bridge at Sanxiantai on Taiwan’s east coast to be closed for 3.5 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The East Coast National Scenic Area (ECNSA) headquarters said Monday that the eight-arch bridge on Taiwan’s east coast that connects Sanxiantai with the mainland will be cl...

Top New Year's Eve celebrations in Taiwan

The following are the major events being staged around Taiwan to celebrate the New Year, including concerts, fireworks displays, and gatherings at scenic spots to view the first sunrise of 2017. ...

Market and concert at Sansiantai to welcome first sunlight of 2017

The headquarters of the East Coast National Scenic Area (ECNSA ) said on Wednesday that it will organize market and concert activities for people to welcome the first sunlight of 2017 at Sansiantai, T...

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake rocks eastern Taiwan

Taipei, May 13 (CNA) A magnitude 5.3 earthquake occurred off the coast of southeastern Taiwan on Wednesday morning and shook much of central and eastern parts of the island, according to the Central W...