Factory fire breaks out in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A factory in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung City erupted in flames early Wednesday morning (Jan. 15), sending a massive plume into the air. At 6 a.m. on Wednesday morn...

Kaohsiung ranks as having worst PM2.5 levels in Taiwan in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kaohsiung City was ranked as having the worst levels of PM2.5 air pollution out of all cities and counties in Taiwan last year, even though the city experienced a 24 decrease i...

Taiwan’s Kaohsiung fights pollution with 3 months of free public transport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In an effort to combat air pollution, Kaohsiung announced Tuesday it was making its public transport at least partly free for passengers in December, January and February....

Mysterious smell wafts over Taiwan harbor town of Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Dozens of residents of Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s largest harbor city, called their government hotline Saturday evening to complain about an unbearable smell. By Sunday ...