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Taiwan's NCSIST begins 2nd wave of missile tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) on Thursday (Jan. 14) began its second wave of long-range missile trial launches. The NCSIST had pr...

Apparent temperature in Taipei to drop to 3 degrees on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold wave expected to arrive in Taiwan on Thursday (Jan. 7) will send temperatures plunging to between 7 and 10 degrees Celsius Friday and Saturday (Jan. 8-9), with the ...

Snow possible on Taipei's Yangmingshan as cold wave arrives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With a cold wave starting to arrive in Taiwan, temperatures are expected to drop by 15 degrees Celsius by New Year's Eve, and snow is possible in mountainous areas, in...

Taiwan schedules missile tests before year's end

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Missile tests are scheduled to take place over four days in late December in an area off the coast of southeast Taiwan’s Taitung County, the Fisheries Agency announc...

New wave of northeast winds to bring colder weather to Taiwan Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a northeast monsoon lashes Taiwan with heavy rain and cold temperatures, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that a new, even colder wave of northeastern winds wi...

Cold air, moisture forecast for northeastern Taiwan throughout this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the northeast monsoon continues to affect much of Taiwan, temperatures across the nation are projected to be lower in the evening this week, with the northeastern regio...

Cold weather forecast in Taiwan next week

The weather will be cold with sporadic rainfall in northern and northeastern Taiwan next week and significant temperature differences in the central and southern areas, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB...

Northeasterly winds bring cooler temperatures to northern Taiwan

Northern Taiwan can expect lower temperatures and rain Friday (Nov. 27) due to the arrival of a northeasterly wind system, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Daytime highs in the region...

Taiwan extends typhoon land warning for Atsani to Kaohsiung, Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today (Nov. 6) extended its typhoon land warning for Tropical Storm Atsani to Kaoshiung and Tainan. The CWB at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday ev...

Update: Taiwan issues typhoon land warning for Atsani

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today (Nov. 5) has issued sea and land typhoon warnings for Tropical Storm Atsani as it is expected to come closest to the country on Frid...

2020 World Cleanup Day - Let's Keep Taitung Beautiful

TAITUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 30 September 2020 - World Cleanup Day (WCD) is the global social action volunteer program held in coordination with LET'S DO IT! on the 3rd Saturday of every Septemb...

Taiwan traffic and hotel info for Mid-Autumn Festival 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The four-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday (Oct. 1-4) is coming up, and Taiwan News has compiled some information to help readers enjoy the holiday more. Traffic The Min...

Taiwan’s Taitung braces for tourism explosion during Mid-Autumn Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hotel bookings in Taiwan’s southeastern county of Taitung for the Mid-Autumn Festival have reached 90-percent of capacity and are expected to be full within days. ...

Queen of Mandopop A-Mei to hold free concert in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese pop star A-Mei (Kulilay Amit, 張惠妹) announced Thursday (Sept. 24) plans to hold a New Year countdown concert in Taitung in a surprising move that has sent many fa...

Taiwan travel agency invests in luxury hotel on Xiao Liuqiu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of Taiwan’s top travel agencies announced Friday (Sept. 18) it was investing NT$500 million (US$17.2 million) to build the first luxury hotel on the Pingtung Cou...