Filipino OFW shoots video showing 63 scenic sites in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino migrant worker vlogger has created a video documenting his travels to 63 scenic spots across Taiwan over the course of a year. Marc Peter Uy, 25, hails from ...

Typhoon Mitag could make landfall in NE Taiwan today, bring 'crazy wind explosive rain' tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau has issued a sea and land warning for 13 counties and cities, as Typhoon Mitag is expected to come closest to Taiwan this afternoon (Sept. 30), ...

Taiwan's Hualien County suddenly announces office, school closures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although seven other counties and cities had already announced office and school closures on Sunday evening (Sept. 29) in anticipation of Typhoon Mitag's arrival, Hual...

Typhoon land warning expanded to 12 Taiwan counties, cities as Mitag nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has expanded its sea and land warnings to 12 counties and cities in Taiwan as Tropical Storm Mitag has intensified into a typhoon, and its...

Rain subsides, temperatures rise in Taiwan as tropical storm moves away

With severe Tropical Storm Tapah moving away from Taiwan, rain is expected to subside in the northern parts of the country on Sunday and the weather will likely turn stable, with temperatures to rise,...

Taiwan promoting small town tourism in Seoul

Taiwan's Tourism Bureau launched a marketing campaign in Seoul on Sunday with the primary goal of attracting visitors to small towns, particularly during the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival. The e...

Update: Typhoon Lingling continues to dump rain on Taiwan today

Update: 09/05 5:30 p.m. The CWB said that Faxai was upgraded to a Tropical Storm today at 4 p.m., making it the 15th tropical storm of the year. Currently more than 3,000 kilometers away from Taiwa...

Magnitude 4.7 quake jolts southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude 4.7 quake jolted Taitung County Saturday (August 31) afternoon, the Central Weather Bureau reported. The temblor struck at 3:50 p.m., 26.8 kilometers under ...

Afternoon thunderstorms likely across Taiwan, new tropical storm could form next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Afternoon thunderstorms are likely across Taiwan today as moisture from the periphery Tropical Storm Podul continues to pile in, while the 13th tropical storm of the year could...

Taiwan lifts land, sea warnings for Tropical Storm Bailu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) lifted its land and sea warnings for Tropical Storm Bailu at 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. respectively on Sunday (Aug. 25) while cautioning ab...

Fire destroys 28 hectares on Taiwan’s Green Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – While torrential rain was causing landslides and floods in southwestern Taiwan, a fire was raging on Green Island in the southeast, destroying 28 hectares of forest land. ...

Sea, land warnings in place for 10 counties, cities as Typhoon Lekima lashes Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CBW) still has sea and land warnings in place for 10 counties and cities in Taiwan as the effects of Typhoon Lekima are expected to reach their peak...

Taiwan's CWB expands land warning for Typhoon Lekima

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Typhoon Lekima approaches Taiwan from the southeast, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has expanded the scope of its land warning for the storm. At 8:30 a.m. this morning ...

Ferry trips between eastern Taiwan and outlying islands canceled due to typhoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Commercial ferries traveling between eastern Taiwan and outlying islands are being suspended from Thursday (August 8) through Saturday (August 10) due to Typhoon Lekima, w...

Tropical Storm Danas to move further east off Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The threat posed to Taiwan by Tropical Storm Danas was less serious than assumed earlier as the Central Weather Bureau said Wednesday (July 17) evening that its route was ...