Tropical Storm Jangmi expected to pass east of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression east of the Philippines is expected to strengthen into Tropical Storm Jangmi on Saturday (Aug. 8) and to pass east of Taiwan over the next two days, ...

Half of human head found floating in Tamsui River in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Half of a decomposing human head was found floating in the Tamsui River near the Guandu Bridge in New Taipei City on Wednesday (Aug. 5), and prosecutors have not ruled out...

Typhoon exposes 'tofu-dreg project' in E. China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Typhoon Hagupit hammered eastern China on Tuesday (Aug. 4), photos have surfaced showing an apartment building with parts of its exterior ripped clean off, which res...

Vulnerable eastern China areas evacuated ahead of typhoon

BEIJING (AP) — Vulnerable coastal areas are being evacuated before a typhoon brings heavy rains to eastern China late Monday while much of the country is still recovering from unusually summer heavy f...

Tropical Storm Hagupit will come closest to Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued heavy rain warnings for 11 counties and cities and a sea warning, as Tropical Storm Hagupit is poised to come closest ...

Unstable weather expected as tropical storm Hagupit moves closer to Taiwan

Unstable weather is expected in parts of Taiwan as tropical storm Hagupit moves closer to the country, with brief downpours and thunderstorms possible starting Sunday afternoon, according to the Centr...

Sea warning issued for tropical storm Hagupit

Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a sea warning for Tropical Storm Hagupit Sunday morning. The storm was located 490 kilometers east of Taiwan's southernmost tip of Eluanbi at 5:...

Taiwan faces three days of rain as Tropical Storm Hagupit takes shape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression east of the Philippines could turn into Tropical Storm Hagupit on Sunday (Aug. 2), leading to sea warnings later the same day, followed by three days...