Magnitude 5.1 earthquake rocks eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan at 9:42 p.m. tonight (Nov. 29), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 70...

Taiwan 7-Eleven customer buys bread for NT$42, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ) — A lucky 7-Eleven customer who bought bread and a drink for a mere NT$42 (US$1.47) has won the NT$10 million special prize in the September-October issue of the Taiwan re...

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake jolts northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck under the Pacific off Yilan County in northeast Taiwan at 8:01 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 7). The latest quake’s epicenter was located ...

A dozen runners attacked by hornets at Taiwan's Taroko Gorge marathon

A swam of hornets attacked about a dozen runners during the Taroko Gorge Marathon in the eastern county of Hualien on Saturday, leaving 2 hospitalized, but none of the injuries were life-threatening, ...

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake jars eastern Taiwan as Atsani approaches

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan at 9:40 a.m. Friday morning (Nov. 6), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 1...

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rocks southeast Taiwan as Atsani nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted southeast Taiwan at 2:36 a.m. Friday morning (Nov. 6), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was...

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake rattles northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake rattled northeastern Taiwan at 9:08 a.m. this morning (Oct. 26), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor ...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake shakes northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattled northeastern Taiwan at 11:39 p.m. this evening (Oct. 12), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...

Bavarian State parliamentarians form group to promote ties with Taiwan

A Taiwan-friendly group was established in the Bavarian State Parliament of Germany on Thursday with the aim of promoting closer links with Taiwan. The Taiwan Friendship group—Freundeskreis B...

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake rattled northeastern Taiwan at 12:37 p.m. this afternoon (Sept. 30), with all of Taiwan proper feeling its shockwaves, according to the Central ...

Magnitude 5.3, 5.0 earthquakes rock eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two earthquakes in excess of magnitude 5.0 struck eastern Taiwan's Taitung County this morning (Sept. 29), with four lesser quakes striking in between, according to th...

US B-1B bombers, Chinese spy plane spotted to east of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two U.S. Air Force (USAF) bombers and one Chinese spyplane were spotted to the east of Taiwan on Friday (Sept. 25). At 12:16 p.m. the plane tracker Aircraft Spots tweet...

Taiwan test fires missiles as Chinese spy ship lurks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan on Thursday (Sept. 24) began two days of testing its missile systems, a Chinese spy ship continued to prowl the waters off the country's east coast. The N...

Taiwan's 13 National Forests offer half-price admission for two holidays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Those planning to visit any of 13 national forest recreation areas during the Double Ten holiday as well as the Mid-Autumn Festival in October can save a few coins, as Tai...

Chinese warship sails past Taiwan’s east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese warship sailed just 24 nautical miles (44 km) from Taiwan’s east coast on Wednesday (Sept. 16), according to the Ministry of National Defense. The milit...