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Flights restored as Typhoon Chanthu lingers off Shanghai

BEIJING (AP) — Transport links in the Chinese commercial hub of Shanghai were largely restored Tuesday as a typhoon remained offshore. Typhoon Chanthu brought high winds and rain to...

China: Typhoon Chanthu stalls offshore and begins to weaken

In China, Typhoon Chanthu, which had been churning towards the city of Shanghai, appeared to have stopped short of making landfall on Monday. While there has still been strong wind and heavy rain, its...

Shanghai cuts transport as Typhoon Chanthu moves up coast

BEIJING (AP) — Flights and trains were canceled in Shanghai, China's largest city, as Typhoon Chanthu moved up the Chinese coast Monday after bringing heavy rain and wind to Taiwan. ...

Taiwan’s newest train for east coast service arrives from Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s first EMU3000 train from Japan was unloaded at Hualien on Friday (July 30), with service along the east coast set to begin by the end of the year. Reside...

Taiwan’s Turtle Island tentatively set to reopen to visitors July 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Northeast and Yilan Coast National Scenic Area Administration (NYCNSAA) said that Turtle Island (Guishan Island), which sits off the coast of Yilan County's Touche...

Vaccine registration site now has option for Taiwan-made jab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's vaccine registration platform has opened for its fourth round of vaccinations and now includes an option for a Taiwan-developed vaccine. At 2 p.m. on Tuesd...

Registration for fourth round of vaccinations in Taiwan to begin Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Registration for the fourth round of vaccinations will kick off on Tuesday (July 27) on Taiwan’s COVID-19 vaccine registration platform, with the round starting from...

Typhoon blows across Shanghai, fills city roads with water

BEIJING (AP) — A typhoon blew heavy rain across the Shanghai region Monday, filling roads and low-lying areas with water and felling billboards and signs on its second landfall in eastern China. ...

Typhoon In-fa forces closure of Shanghai airports

Typhoon In-fa slammed into China's east coast province of Zhejiang on Sunday, causing mass evacuations in Shanghai districts. Communities have been drenched in knee-deep water and 10,000 trees ha...

Typhoon In-fa hits China's east coast, canceling flights

SHANGHAI (AP) — Typhoon In-fa hit China's east coast south of Shanghai on Sunday, after airline flights and trains were canceled and the public was ordered to stay indoors. The typho...

Monsoon rains flood Philippine villages, thousands evacuate

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of residents fled flooded communities and swollen rivers in the Philippine capital and outlying provinces Saturday after days of torrential monsoon rains, which le...

China cancels flights, moves ships as typhoon approaches

BEIJING (AP) — Airline flights were canceled in eastern China and cargo ships were ordered out of the area Saturday as Typhoon In-fa churned toward the mainland after dumping rain on Taiwan. ...

Taiwan reaches COVID vaccination target 1 week early

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan reached the target of 25% of the population inoculated with one shot against COVID-19 set by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) one week early, reports said Saturday (Jul...

Taiwan ends sea warnings as Typhoon In-Fa blasts mountain areas with rain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) lifted sea warnings for Typhoon In-Fa on Saturday (July 24) morning, heavy rain caused rockfalls and landslides that forced townships i...

Typhoon to bring heavy rains to Taiwan, China over weekend

BEIJING (AP) — A typhoon is forecast to bring heavy rains to Taiwan and coastal China over the weekend, days after the worst flooding on record in a central Chinese province caused at least 51 deaths....