Taiwan quake activity unusually high in first 3 months of 2018: CWB

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The number of earthquakes recorded in Taiwan in the first three months of 2018 was higher than the annual average over the previous three years, due mainly to aftershocks from the majo...

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...

Cat missing 46 days after Hualien quake is found

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A lost cat named "Meow-Meow" was found 46 days after the deadly 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Hualien, eastern Taiwan on February 6, and thanks to a finder, th...

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...

Taiwan Association in the Philippines raises NT$3.7 million for Hualian quake recovery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Association Inc. Philippines (TAP) donated a total amount of NT$3.7 million (US$126,500) for disaster relief work, in the aftermath of the earthquake that struck ea...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau offering NT$500 incentive for travelers to Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In order to help restore tourism and boost the local economy after the deadly the Hualien Earthquake struck on Feb. 6, the Taiwan Tourism Bureau is offering a lodging subsidy w...

What lies ahead for Taiwan in 2018?

MANILA (Taiwan News) -- On the eve of Lunar New Year, Feb. 15, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered a special message for the people of Taiwan from the Rainbow Hall, Presidential Office Bu...

Taiwan government to allocate NT$21 million for reconstruction of private properties damaged by Hualien quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation from the Legislative Yuan visited Hualien in eastern Taiwan on Monday and said the government had allocated a budget of NT$21 million for reconstruction and r...

Rescue dog hailed as a hero in Taiwan’s Hualien quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tie-hsiung, the sergeant of rescue dog squad belonging to the Taichung Fire Bureau has been hailed a hero after finding earthquake survivors trapped in partially collapsed buil...

Japanese woman mourns loss Filipina caregiver in Hualien quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After the tragic death of a Philippine caregiver from the deadly magnitude 6 earthquake that struck eastern Taiwan on Tuesday (Feb. 6), the Japanese sister of the man she was c...

'It was like a bomb blast': Hualien quake survivor

Taipei, Feb. 8 (CNA) It was an ordinary day for Lee Sheng-lung (李昇隆), who had checked into the Beauty Inn in downtown Hualien, as usual, after he arrived in the eastern city Tuesday on a business trip...

Filipina caregiver found dead in Taiwan’s Hualien quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A female Philippine caregiver, identified as Melody Albano Castro, was confirmed dead in the earthquake that hit Hualien City in eastern Taiwan before midnight on Tuesday,...

Japanese actor donates 10 million yen to Hualien quake relief

Taipei, Feb. 8 (CNA) Japanese model and actor Hiroshi Abe announced during a promotional event in Taipei on Thursday that he plans to donate 10 million Japanese yen (US$91,743) to disaster relief work...

Taiwan thanks international community for care following Hualien quake

Taiwan government is deeply grateful for the concern shown by its diplomatic allies, like-minded countries and supporters around the world following the magnitude 6 earthquake centered on Hualien Coun...

I-Mei Foods donates NT$ 5 million to Hualien quake relief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—I-Mei Foods Co (義美食品公司) donated NT$ 5 million to Hualien quake relief through the Ministry of Health and Welfare disaster relief account on Thursday. Relief workers, supp...