Taiwan selected as ‘Eco Destination of the Year’ at Asia Dive Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan was selected as the 2019 Eco Destination of the Year by Asia Dive Expo (ADEX), the largest, and the longest-running dive show in Asia, as held in Singapore from Apr...

Wind system forecast to lower temperatures in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- With northeasterly winds moving in, daytime temperatures in northern Taiwan are forecast to fall to some extent on Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The CWB s...

Photo of the Day: First sunrise of 2019 over E. Taiwan captured from air

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On New Year's Day, a passenger on a Mandarin Airlines flight captured this stunning photo of the first sunrise of 2019 over eastern Taiwan's Hualien County. The phot...

Update: Deadly Portuguese Man o’ War spotted on Hualien, Taiwan beach

Update: 01/03 11:30 p.m. Hualien County Bureau of Agriculture Director-General of the bureau Lo Wen-lung (羅文龍) said that upon inspection of the photos in this case, the specimens are likely the sma...

Northeast monsoon to bring cold, wet weather to N. Taiwan through weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that as a northeast monsoon strengthens, strong winds will be observed on the coastal areas and northern Taiwan will see cold, wet wea...

Orchid Island likely to welcome Taiwan's first sunrise of 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To revelers who are planning to catch the first sunrise of 2019, Lanyu Island of Taitung County is the best place for the dawn breaking moment. Meanwhile, the top location...

Art exhibition opens at National Human Rights Museum in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) — An art exhibition exploring the history of sites where rights violations occurred opened Nov. 28 at the National Human Rights Museum in New Taipei City as part of governm...

Heavy rain alert in effect for northern Taiwan, Typhoon Man-Yi's gains strength

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for parts of northern Taiwan as a northeast monsoon brings cold and wet weather to the country, meanwhile Tropical...

Weather to become cooler, wetter in Taiwan tonight, Tropical Storm Man-Yi strengthens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Balmy weather today will give way to colder, wetter conditions as a northeastern monsoon arrives this evening, while a tropical depression over the Philippines and a tropical s...

Weather turning cooler, wetter in northern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today said that northeastern winds will gradually increase this afternoon as a front passes over the waters north of Taiwan, increasing the pro...

Northeastern monsoon to bring showers today, new cold front coming to Taiwan Saturday   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that the northeast monsoon will continue to affect Taiwan today, bringing scattered showers to northern and eastern Taiwan, while a ne...

Typhoon Yutu kills 15 in Philippines, work and classes canceled on Taiwan's Orchid Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At least 15 were killed when Typhoon Yutu lashed the Philippines yesterday, while the storm sets its sights on Taiwan, Orchid Island has announced that offices and schools...

Mercury falls to 15.1 degrees Celsius in Tamsui

Taipei, Oct. 28 (CNA) The temperature dropped to 15.1 degrees Celsius in Tamsui District in New Taipei, northern Taiwan, early Sunday morning, the lowest ground level temperature in Taiwan since the b...

Tamsui sees low of 17 degrees, heavy rain advisory issued for northern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a northeast monsoon brings cold temperatures and wet weather, Tamsui hit a record low temperature for this fall of 17.8 degrees Celsius, while the Central Weather ...

Tamsui hits record low temperature for this fall in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As cool fall weather begins to be felt in Taiwan, New Taipei City's Tamsui District recorded at low temperature of 18.8 degrees Celsius this morning, a new low for the...