Taiwan salmon population hits record high

The population of Taiwan's critically endangered Formosan landlocked salmon has surpassed 10,000 for the first time on record, according to survey results released Wednesday by Shei-Pa National Pa...

Apache and Kiowa helicopters land at Taipei university campus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Students at National Taipei University (NTPU) were surprised Wednesday (March 25) to see two military helicopters land on their campus. The AH-64E Apache and the OH-58D...

Taiwan's health ministry unveils 167 locations for Wuhan coronavirus testing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) has unveiled a list of 167 locations nationwide where on-demand Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) testing is being made available. ...

Taiwanese man who evaded coronavirus quarantine fined maximum NT$1 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man who traveled from Hsinchu County to Taipei City and the north coast instead of staying in coronavirus quarantine has been issued the maximum fine of NT$1 million (US...

Catholic churches for Filipinos in Taiwan close over coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several Catholic churches in north Taiwan catering to the Filipino community closed and canceled their Sunday services in order to prevent the spread of Wuhan coronavirus ...

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake rocks E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake jarred eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 1:34 p.m. this afternoon (Feb. 26), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicente...

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake jars NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.0 earthquake shook northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 7:14 p.m. on Tuesday evening (Feb. 25), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The ep...

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake rocks NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.5 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan at 9 a.m. this morning (Feb. 25), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was ...

Cold Surge Advisory issued for most of Taiwan as mercury dips to 4.6 C in Miaoli

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold snap peaks in Taiwan today (Feb. 18), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a Cold Surge Advisory for much of Taiwan, with Miaoli seeing the lowest tempera...

Cold surge to send mercury plunging in Taiwan to 7 degrees C tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold air surge, which blew south into Taiwan on Sunday (Feb. 16), will cause temperatures to plunge to as low as 7 degrees Celsius by this evening (Feb. 17), as the Cent...

Cherry blooms in Taiwan’s Hsinchu County provide alternative to vacationing abroad during virus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Blooms of cherry and peach blossoms in the mountainous area of Jianshi Township (尖石鄉) in Hsinchu County are providing a good alternative for people who avoid going abroad ...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake jolts E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.9 earthquake shook eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 3:20 a.m. on Sunday morning (Feb. 16), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicen...

Cold surge to send mercury plunging in Taiwan to 7 degrees C

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold air surge, which is set to blow south into Taiwan on Sunday (Feb. 16), will cause temperatures to plunge to as low as 7 degrees Celsius by Tuesday (Feb. 18) in much...

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake rattles E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.8 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan at 1:49 a.m. this morning (Feb. 14), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was lo...

Cold front coming for N. Taiwan

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued cold temperature warnings for five cities and counties, as northern Taiwan is expected to face a strong continental cold front until Monday. A yellow col...