Taiwan's Pingtung County begins installing 99MW solar power station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A solar power company on June 23 began installing a 99MW photovoltaic (PV) solar power station in Jiadong Township, an area of Pingtung County severely affected by subside...

2 Chinese nationals charged in $100M cryptocurrency scheme

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Chinese nationals were charged Monday with laundering over $100 million in cryptocurrency that had been stolen by North Korean hackers, U.S. prosecutors said. T...

Taiwanese engineering prof behind pro-nuke referendum not phased by tsunamis, waste

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an interview with Science, the engineering professor who co-wrote the referendum to halt the phasing out of nuclear power in Taiwan by 2025 was not phased by concerns about ...

Five tankers run aground in South Taiwan during storm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Five tankers ran aground near Kaohsiung as a tropical depression lashed South Taiwan with torrential rain and strong winds which also interrupted rail travel north out of ...

Photo of the Day: Mother of all melons spotted in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the melon harvest is underway in Taiwan, images have surfaced on social media of a massive melon being hauled away in a blue flatbed truck. A video was recently posted of...

Heavy rain alert issued for 12 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a tropical depression approaches Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a special heavy rain alert this evening for 12 counties and cities in Taiwan. People...

Foreign woman reveals breast in Google Maps view of southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In what appears to be a bizarre prank, Taiwanese netizens have discovered that a voluptuous female foreign national posted a video of herself on Google Maps during which she re...

Top 10 attractions on the road to Kenting

Everyone who lives in Taiwan, and many who visit, will have at some point made the journey down highway numbers 1 and 26 to visit Kenting, Taiwan’s only beach resort. Whether you are in your own...

Floods hit southwest Taiwan ahead of Typhoon Nesat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Typhoon Nesat approached Taiwan from the east Saturday, it was Pingtung County in the southwest which reported the first instances of flooding. The storm was expecte...

China's appetite for Taiwan pineapples grows

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Pingtung golden diamond pineapples have become a hot commodity in China, and the increased demand for the fruit has led to an increase in domestic production. The impact of ...