Taiwan to enjoy mostly fair weather until Thursday

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has forecast partly cloudy to sunny weather across most of Taiwan for Wednesday. Keelung, eastern parts of Taiwan, the Hengchun Peninsula in the south, and mountain...

Taipei Metro to increase police presence to combat sexual harassment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) will see an increased police presence at all stations in an effort to combat sexual harassment. The Rapid Transit Division of the ...

Heavy rainfall forecast for eastern Taiwan and mountains in the north from Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said on Sunday (Oct. 18) that the interaction of a tropical disturbance developing over the Philippine Sea and the seasonal northeasterly win...

Brief isolated showers forecast for Greater Taipei on Wednesday, Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said that heavy precipitation is forecast for parts of northeastern Taiwan and the mountainous areas in the north Tuesday (Oct. 13), while th...

Temperatures to drop 8-10 degrees in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The weather in northern Taiwan is forecast to turn cool and wet on Monday (Oct. 5) due to strengthening seasonal northeasterly winds, according to the Central Weather Bure...

Meteorologist predicts clear sky, full moon for central, southern Taiwan on Moon Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said that regions in Taiwan south of Taoyuan will see a clear sky and a full moon on the night of the Mid-Autumn Festival on Thursday (Oct. 1...

Sunny, comfortable weather forecast for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Sunday (Sept. 20) that the weather front currently affecting Taiwan will move away on Monday, resulting in less humidity and bringing...

Taiwanese Army conducts defense drill at Tamsui River

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Guandu Area Command on Tuesday afternoon (July 14) conducted a river defense exercise using various military hardware to deny the enemy from entering the Tamsui River....

Taipei ranked 'Best Leisure Destination in Asia'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei on Friday (June 26) was named the 'Best Leisure Destination in Asia" by Global Traveler for the third year in a row. On its list of "2020 Leisure L...

CWB warns of thunderstorms in greater Taipei area

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) warned of severe thunderstorms in the greater Taipei area Friday (June 26), the second day of the four-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday. The affected areas include ...

High temperatures, afternoon thunderstorms forecast for Taiwan in coming week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hot, sunny weather with a chance of afternoon thunderstorms is forecast for Taiwan in the coming week, according to an update from the Central Weather Bureau on Sunday (Ma...

Cold front forecast to send temperatures down to 14 degrees this week

The mercury is expected to drop to 14 degrees Celsius in parts of Taiwan over the next two days with the arrival of a continental cold front, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Monday. The cold ...

North Taiwan real estate business expects revival after elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As investors await the results of Saturday’s (Jan. 11) elections, real estate transactions in northern Taiwan have been declining for three months in a row, with My ...

Five family members arrested in 18-person Taiwan prostitution ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Eighteen people were arrested, including five members of the same family, as part of a prostitution crime ring in northern Taiwan, UDN reported on Monday (Nov. 18). The...

New Taipei police make huge bust of heroin packaged as tea leaves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the evening of Sept. 19, police in New Taipei City conducted raids in the Banqiao (板橋), Shulin (樹林), and Taishan (泰山) districts of the city in cooperation with the Crim...