Drought makes Chiaming Lake in E. Taiwan look like ‘sunny-side-up egg’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The water level at East Taiwan’s Chiaming Lake (嘉明湖) has reduced so much due to a lack of rain that it has become the shape of a “sunny-side-up egg,” whi...

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolts East Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan at 8:52 p.m. this evening (July 26), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was lo...

Promisedland is the Top Pet-Friendly hotel in east Taiwan, where you and your dog are given Five-Star treatment

Recently, the spread of the pandemic is slowing down, and domestic tourism has gradually picked up. Some people want to make a short trip, but they worry about their dogs staying alone at home. Now, ...

Indian academic encourages closer Taiwan-India ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will benefit from closer engagement with India in the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) as President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) embarks on her second term, according to a...

Scattered showers forecast for north and east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It will be sunny and hot on Friday, but the arrival of a weather front on Friday evening (March 27) is expected to bring rain to the north and east of Taiwan, according to...

Japan railway company invests in Taiwan five-star hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan's JR-East railway company is planning to invest in the five-star Hotel Metropolitan Premier Taipei, which is expected to open in 2021. To mark and strengthen ...

Train overturns car and kills driver in east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taroko Express train smashed into a car stalled on the tracks between Hualien City and Ji’an Friday (September 6) afternoon, killing the driver. Investigators w...

Suhua Improvement Nan’ao Marathon in E. Taiwan open for registration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Registration is now open for one of two marathons that will take place before the end of the year on new roads constructed in east Taiwan under the Suhua Improvement Proje...

Two junior high schools in Taiwan learn through experience

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Under the Ministry of Education’s (MOE) 2018 “Urban-Rural Collaborative Learning” program, Taipei’s Chih Shan Junior High School (至善國中) and Taitung Coun...

TRA adds train services for hot air balloon festival in East Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) has announced additional train services to transport festival-goers to the 2019 Taitung International Balloon Fiesta, which lifted...

Strong quake hits east Taiwan, rattles buildings in capital

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau says a strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck the east of the island. The office said the quake happened just after 1 p.m. l...

Mercury could drop by 10 degrees tonight in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Temperatures in northern Taiwan are expected to plummet today by up to 10 degrees Celsius, as a weather front arrives and a northeast monsoon strengthens, according to the Cent...

Baiyang Trail in East Taiwan wins TILA ‘environment-friendly special award’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Baiyang Trail (白楊步道) in Taroko National Park has won the “environment-friendly special award” at the presentation of 6th Taiwan Landscape Architecture Awar...

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake rattles east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Taiwan at 7:32 p.m. this evening (Feb. 5), according to the Central Weather Bureau. The epicenter of the temb...

Clouds expected to obscure moon during Mid-Autumn Festival in north east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Moon watchers across Taiwan are best to travel south, as the north east is likely to be covered in clouds throughout the Mid-Autumn Festival, said meteorologist Daniel Wu ...