Taiwan zoo accused of feeding animals moldy food

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Power Party Kaohsiung City Councilor Lin Yu-kai (林于凱) on Tuesday (Oct. 20) accused the southern city’s Shoushan Zoo of feeding low-quality, moldy food fruit and ...

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake jolts south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck Tainan City in south Taiwan at 8:07 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 17). The latest quake’s epicenter was located in the district of Dongsha...

South Taiwan hotel found mixing quarantining individuals with regular guests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Jen Dow International Hotel in Kaohsiung has breached coronavirus health rules by accommodating 35 guests undergoing their quarantine as well as regular guests. In ...

Kaohsiung mayor plans renovation for Taiwan's second-largest zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) said Sunday (Oct. 4) that the city has plans to renovate the outmoded Shou Shan Zoo and transform it into a friendlier environment for a...

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake jolts southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.5 earthquake rattled southern Taiwan at 10:05 a.m. this morning (Oct. 5), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was ...

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...

Taiwan's 'China' designation corrected on website of international mayoral coalition

Update 9:24 a.m. GCoM has updated its Taipei and New Taipei City pages to correct the names of the cities' sitting mayors. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An international network of mayors ded...

Cool, wet weather to continue Monday in northern Taiwan: CWB

Northeasterly winds and a cloud system are expected to continue to bring moisture and cool weather to northern Taiwan Monday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Early morning temperatur...

Bodies of man, woman surface on Chengcing Lake in Taiwan's Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The bodies of a man and a woman have surfaced on Chengcing Lake in Kaohsiung City's Niaosong District on Sunday afternoon (Sept. 27). After police and firefighters ...

Taiwan protests its cities being listed as Chinese by global climate NGO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated on Sunday (Sept. 27) that it has lodged a protest against an international organization for listing its cities as part of China. ...

NT$35 bread purchase at convenience store results in NT$10 million prize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An individual who spent NT$35 (US$1.19) on a packaged bread product at a 7-Eleven convenience store in New Taipei City will be able to claim NT$10 million after the winnin...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rocks southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattled southeastern Taiwan at 9:37 a.m. this morning (Sept. 17), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...

Taiwan reports shipping but no 'siege' near disputed Dongsha Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Coast Guard said Saturday (Sept. 12) there was increased shipping activity near the disputed Dongsha Islands (Pratas Islands) in the South China Sea —...

Taiwan’s symphony orchestras to take stage at 2020 Kuandu Arts Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Six renowned Taiwanese symphony orchestras will perform live concerts at the 2020 Kuandu Arts Festival in Taipei to celebrate the country's musical evolution. Enter...