Magnitude 4.1 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.1 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 10:46 a.m. today (April 19), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the qua...

Taiwan's Taitung hot air balloon festival fires up on June 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Eastern Taiwan's 2018 Taitung International Balloon Festival will take off on June 30 in Luye Township and will be extended an extra week to last a total of 45 days, accord...

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolts southeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.7 earthquake rocked southeastern Taiwan's Taitung County tonight (April 16) at 9:48 p.m., according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of ...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau releases 'Meet Colors! Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese actress and model, Masami Nagasawa (長澤雅美), stars in a promotional Taiwan travel video titled “Meet Colors! Taiwan” released by the Taiwan Tourism Bure...

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake rattles southwestern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.0 earthquake shook southwestern Taiwan's Chiayi County last night (April 15) at 10 p.m. last night, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epi...

U.S. representative in Taiwan promotes travel to quake-hit region

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – American Institute in Taiwan Director Kin Moy (梅健華) posted a picture of himself in Hualien on Facebook Wednesday in an effort to promote tourism in the region following it...

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake rattles central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.3 earthquake jolted central Taiwan's Nantou County at 12:02 a.m. Monday morning (April 2), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of...

Taiwan President Tsai spends big on mochi in Hualien market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first stop of President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) media tour around Hualien was the market this morning to buy mochi from Amis Mochi (阿美麻糬). The President purchased...

Taiwan businesses donate PHP600,000 to family of Filipina caregiver killed in Hualien quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On behalf of the Taiwanese business community in the Philippines, Taiwan's representative to the country Gary Lin (林松煥) yesterday (March 27) presented a check for PHP600,00...

Canada Trade Office in Taipei makes donation to recovery efforts in Hualien, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On March 26, Canada’s representative to Taiwan, Mario Ste-Marie led a group to Hualien, to make a donation to the city’s recovery efforts, and also to thank th...

Wife of TSMC founder takes 700 staff to quake-struck Taiwan region

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The wife of Morris Chang (張忠謀), founder of the world’s largest contract chipmaker, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), on Saturday took 700 members o...

Hualien, Taiwan receives over NT$2 billion in donations for earthquake relief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Wednesday the government of Hualien revealed that the county had received generous amount of donations for its quake relief campaign, following the 6.0 earthquake that occur...

Yomiuri Giants donate to Taiwan earthquake reconstruction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan’s Yomiuri Giants baseball team donated 2 million yen (NT$547,800 or US$18,800) to help fund reconstruction after the February 6 earthquake which killed 17 peop...

Hualien’s Dragon Boat Race draws 800 athletes to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 800 athletes competed in the 2018 Hualien Pacific International Dragon Boat Race over the weekend. Teams from 20 countries traveled to Taiwan to compete in Hu...

Taiwan thanks Japan for donations and assistance in Hualien relief

Taipei, March 9 (CNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) expressed its appreciation to Japan on Friday for its generous donations and assistance after a deadly magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Hual...