A tourist attraction not to be missed: Taiwan's Alishan Forest Railway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – International News media organization CNN published a piece exploring the history of Taiwan’s Alishan Forest Railroad, and the beauty of Taiwan’s central mount...

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake rattles central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.3 earthquake rattled central Taiwan's Nantou County at 4:08 a.m. this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).  The epicenter of t...

Taiwan's Penghu seizes opportunity of hosting MBBW World Congress to promote tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Penghu County Government is gearing up for the World Congress (the annual meeting) of "The Most Beautiful Bays in the World Club" and at the same time is grasping the o...

Dengue outbreak in Taiwan slowing down: CDC

The spread of dengue fever in Taiwan has started to show signs of slowing down, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Deputy Director-General Chuang Jen-hsiang said Sunday, but he warned that it could pic...

Body of woman swept away by waves found on Taiwan east coast beach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The body of a 30-year-old woman who was swept away by a three-meter wave off the coast of Yilan Country Friday turned up on another beach Saturday, as the outer rim of Typhoon M...

Taiwan boasts two museums among Top 25 Museums in Asia: TripAdvisor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The travel site TripAdvisor has released their annual rankings of museums and landmarks all over the globe, based on user reviews. In this year’s Travelers’...

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan’s Hualien County at 9:16 p.m. Sunday evening, according to the Central News Bureau (CWB).  The epicenter of ...

Vegetable prices reach year high in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Vegetable prices in Taipei reached the highest levels seen this year on Sept. 9, after last month's wet weather restricted supply, reported CNA. According to the Ta...

Taitung County has Taiwan's best air, Taipei City sixth-best: academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tsuang Ben-jei (莊秉潔), Professor of Environmental Engineering at National Chung Hsing University has crunched the numbers and published Taiwan's air pollution results f...

Video shows 2 children survive being thrown from car in rollover crash in SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Footage has emerged of a two-vehicle rollover collision in southwestern Taiwan's Chiayi County in which two children were thrown from a vehicle, but both, along with t...

Taiwan’s agriculture suffers NT$655 million loss in the aftermath of massive water deluge    

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The estimate for total agricultural losses caused by the massive deluge in southern Taiwan has been updated to NT$655.5 million (US$ 21.3 million), with Chiayi County...

Heavy, torrential rain advisory in 10 counties, cities as 'rain bomb' blasts Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a tropical depression and moist southwesterly winds lash southern Taiwan, what is being described as a "rain bomb" is blasting Kaohsiung with up to 216 millimeters...

Work and classes canceled in Kaohsiung at last minute today due to 'rain bomb'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a low pressure zone and moist southwesterly winds have combined to generate a "rain bomb" over Kaohsiung, the city government at 6:12 a.m. this morning announced t...

3 more days of heavy rain in forecast for waterlogged Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite three-straight days of torrential rainfall, waterlogged Taiwan looks set to be hammered by at least three more days of heavy rains with 10 counties and cities issued he...

Work and class cancellations announced in southern Taiwan due to heavy rains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After three days of torrential rains brought on by a tropical depression and moist southwesterly winds, ten counties in and cities in Taiwan are still under heavy and extremely...