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Magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 5.3-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Taiwan on Saturday (Oct. 23) at 11:16 a.m. The epicenter of the temblor was located 8.9 kilometers northeast of Hualien County Ha...

Video shows explosive rockfall strike motorcycles in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Saturday (Oct. 16) showing two men knocked off their motorcycles by a sudden rockslide on a bridge in eastern Taiwan, with one of the riders suffering a ...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake shakes east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocked northern Taiwan at 1:49 p.m. on Monday afternoon (Oct. 18), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblo...

Eastern Taiwan shuts down offices, schools amid landslide fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Even though Tropical Storm Kompasu had moved off to batter Hong Kong, the eastern counties of Hualien and Taitung still closed down offices and schools Wednesday (Oct. 13)...

Taiwan caught between Typhoon Kompasu and northeastern monsoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents in Taiwan, especially those in northern and eastern areas, should brace for strong winds and torrential rain between Monday afternoon and evening (Oct. 11), as T...

Video shows scooter rider barely avoid being crushed by falling building in east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dashcam video surfaced on Friday (Oct. 1) showing a scooter rider barely avoiding being crushed by a falling building in eastern Taiwan. At 3:45 p.m. on Friday, the Man...

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake rattles northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.8 earthquake rocked northern Taiwan at 2:07 p.m. on Monday afternoon (Oct. 4), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...

Taipei International Summer and Fall Travel Expo attracts crowds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 2021 Taipei International Summer and Fall Travel Expo, the first physical travel expo to take place since COVID-19 prevention restrictions were lifted in Taiwan, opened Fr...

Confirmed COVID case visited 'some places' in Taipei's Wanhua

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's health department on Tuesday (Sept. 28) announced that the latest local COVID case had visited "some places" in the city's Wanhua District in Ma...

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake rocks northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.7 earthquake rocked central Taiwan at 6:21 a.m. on Sunday morning (Sept. 26), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor ...

Taiwan reports zero local COVID cases, no deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Saturday (Sept. 25) announced five new confirmed cases of COVID-19, all of which were imported, and no new deaths. The com...

Taiwan monitors Chinese missile frigates near southeast coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense said it was monitoring a Chinese missile frigate close to Taiwan’s southeast coast Friday (Sept. 24), the day after 24 Chinese warpl...

Weekend to see Taiwan’s first autumn weather

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the first time this autumn, a northeasterly wind will dominate during the weekend, sending temperatures slightly down in north and east Taiwan, reports said Thursday (...

Taiwan's Fengbin Skywalk reopens to tourists on Sept. 18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The popular Fengbin Skywalk in Fengbin Township, Hualien County reopened on Saturday (Sept. 18) after closing in August when a fire on the skywalk's side slope caused ...

Taiwan premier identifies safety as key element for railway reform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) has put safety and stability at the top of the agenda amid calls to turn the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) into a corporation, reports ...