Heavy rain alert issued in 16 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to the effects of a plum rain front and northeasterly winds, the Central Weather Bureau has issued a heavy rain alert for 16 counties and cities in Taiwan. As a plum rai...

11 Taiwan institutions rank among top 500 in latest QS World University Rankings

A total of 11 Taiwan universities are among the top 500 globally, according to the latest QS World University Rankings released June 19. Taipei City-based National Taiwan University leads the way ...

Taiwan’s Hsinchu City improving 27 km waterfront with signposts, street lights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A project to improve 27 km of the waterfront area in Hsinchu City is now underway, the City Marketing Department confirmed on Monday (June 10). The project is being funded ...

Heavy rain alert issued for 18 counties, cities as plum rains pummel Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a massive plum rain front begins to pummel Taiwan today (June 11), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued extremely heavy and heavy rain advisories for 18 counties and ...

DPP presidential primary polls for Tsai, Lai start in Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Five days of public opinion polls to select whether President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) or former premier William Lai (賴清德) will represent the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in Ta...

Heavy rain advisory issued for 16 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a weather front blasts all of western Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for 16 counties and cities across the nation. At 10:55 a.m...

Taiwan joins in global celebration of National Animal Rights Day

Over 200 animal lovers and animal rights activists in Taipei joined thousands around the world on Sunday to commemorate an annual international event that raises awareness of animal rights. Nationa...

AI cooperation pacts inked by Taiwan, Singapore

A pair of memorandums of understanding on artificial intelligence cooperation were inked May 27 in Taipei City between two local AI research facilities and Singapore-headquartered Certis Group, accord...

Update: CWB issues heavy rain advisory for 15 counties, cities in Taiwan

Update: 05/28 12:00 p.m. As of noon today, the CBW has issued a heavy rain advisory for 15 counties and cities in Taiwan. The bureau has issued an extremely heavy rain advisory for Taoyuan City, M...

Video, photos of today's Chinese missile attack drill in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 41st annual Wan An exercise (萬安演習), a drill simulating an air attack by Chinese military forces, was held today (May 27) in the pouring rain in northern Taiwan. Today...

Wan An drill simulating air raid by China to held in Taipei today from 1:30-2 pm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 41st annual Wan An exercise, a drill simulating an air attack by Chinese military forces, will be held today (May 27) in northern Taiwan, with drills to be held in other pa...

Planes to land, takeoff on freeway Tuesday in Taiwan's military drill

Fighter jets and other combat aircraft will use Taiwan's main highway as an emergency airstrip Tuesday (May 18), during this year's Han Kuang series of military exercises. The aircraft will...

Activities at Taiwan Hsinchu's temple to flash back to old-time temple festivities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hsinchu City Government will hold traditional temple festivities at the square in front of the Xiangshan Tianhou Temple (香山天后宮) from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on June 1 to celebra...

Taiwan to hold air raid drills spread over May 27-30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pedestrians, cyclists and motorists in Taiwan will be forced off the roads between 1:30 and 2 p.m. on four separate days next week depending on the region for the latest r...

MOC crafts exhibition deepens cultural exchanges with Southeast Asia

TAINAN-- An exhibition highlighting Southeast Asian crafts kicked off May 17 at the National Tainan Living Art Center in southern Taiwan, underscoring government efforts to deepen cultural and people-...