Indonesian teenager rescued after drifting 7 weeks at sea

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian teenager has survived about 7 weeks adrift at sea after the floating wooden fish trap he was employed to mind slipped its moorings. The parent...

Taiwan registers lowest average summer temperature in 10 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s average temperature for July and August this year stood at 28.67 degrees Celsius, the lowest level for the same months over the past 10 years, reports said Friday...

Tropical Storm Trami could pose threat to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A tropical depression expected to turn into Tropical Storm Trami (潭美) within 24 hours could pose a threat to Taiwan, experts said Friday. The depression was located near Guam...

Relief supplies delivered to Guam on world's largest plane

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Emergency supplies for Typhoon Mangkhut relief were delivered to Guam on the world's largest aircraft. The Pacific Daily News reports the Federal Emergency Manag...

Mangkhut upgraded to super typhoon, will affect Taiwan this weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Since Mangkhut reached super typhoon status yesterday afternoon, it has continued to strengthen as is appears to be headed toward the Bashi Channel and looks to be he...

Typhoon Mangkhut could be strongest of year, Taiwan within 'margin of error'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Typhoon Mangkhut lashed Guam yesterday, it now appears on a path bound for the waters south of Taiwan, could soon develop into the strongest typhoon of the year and ...

The Latest: Olivia downgraded to tropical storm near Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Olivia heading toward Hawaii (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The Central Pacific Hurricane Center is downgrading Olivia to...

Typhoon Mangkhut expected to be closest to Taiwan by weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Mangkhut, the 22nd tropical storm of the year, may intensify into a strong typhoon and be closest to Taiwan by Sept. 15 or 16, reported the Central Weather Bureau ...

Typhoon Mangkhut strongest threat to Taiwan so far this year: experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Tropical storm Mangkhut (山竹) could turn into the strongest typhoon yet to threaten Taiwan this year, meteorologists warned Saturday. Mangkhut, the Thai name for the mangostee...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Typhoon Jebi formed over Pacific islands unlikely to hit Taiwan   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Central and southern Taiwan will continue to suffer heavy downpour and flooding for over two days, and a new typhoon formed in the early morning of Aug. 28 but will n...

Rainy weather forecast for central and southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Rainy and unstable weather was forecast for central and southern Taiwan Sunday, due to the effects of the southwestern winds, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). There wi...

Tropical Storm Rumbia rumbas north of Taiwan, 2 tropical systems forming

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Northern, northeastern, central and southern Taiwan will see scattered showers and thunderstorms today (Aug. 16) due to the effects of the periphery of Tropical Storm Rumb...

Four Taiwanese women arrested for working as hostesses in Guam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Four Taiwanese women who came to Guam on tourist visas have been arrested for working illegally in a bar as hostesses, reported the Pacific Daily News.  The four Taiwan...

Braves' Acuna leads off each half of doubleheader with homer

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuna Jr. pulled off one of the rarest feats in baseball history, hitting leadoff homers in both games of a doubleheader to send the first-place Atlanta Braves to a sweep of the ...