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Cop killed by truck in north Taiwan police station, driver later hit by train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A small delivery truck crashed into a Keelung police station killing one officer on Thursday night (Feb. 29), while shortly afterward the driver was fatally struck by a tr...

North Taiwan could see temperatures of 10 C on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — North Taiwan is expected to see temperatures around 10 C on Friday (March 10), while snow might be possible in high mountain areas. The Central Weather Administration (...

Taiwan tracks 15 Chinese military aircraft, 11 naval ships, 1 balloon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) tracked 15 Chinese military aircraft and 11 naval vessels around Taiwan between 6 a.m. on Tuesday (Feb. 27) and 6 a.m. on Wednesday ...

Taiwan tracks 10 Chinese military aircraft, 6 naval ships, 1 balloon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) tracked 10 Chinese military aircraft and six naval vessels around Taiwan between 6 a.m. on Monday (Feb. 26) and 6 a.m. on Tuesday (F...

2 cold waves forecast for Taiwan this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Administration (CWA) forecasted two cold spells this week. The first cold spell is already affecting Taiwan on Monday (Feb. 26) and is predicted to...

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake rocks northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.0 earthquake rocked northeast Taiwan at 9:48 p.m. on Sunday (Feb. 25), according to the Central Weather Administration (CWA). The epicenter of the temblor...

Cooler weather expected for north Taiwan on Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Administration (CWA) predicts cooler temperatures for the north for the Lantern Festival on Saturday (Feb. 24), while there will be large temperature d...

Taiwan forecast to see 3 cold waves over 10 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Administration (CWA) predicted three progressively colder fronts will arrive in Taiwan over the next 10 days. The CWA said during the day on Wednesd...

China sends 7 fighter jets, 5 navy ships, 1 balloon around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) tracked seven Chinese military aircraft, five naval vessels, and one balloon around the country between 6 a.m. Friday (Feb....

Taipei Blood Center's inventory drops to 3.8 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Blood Center said on Thursday (Feb. 15) that the Lunar New Year holiday led to a decline in blood supply in Taipei, New Taipei, Keelung, Yilan, Hualien, and oth...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's first snow in Year of the Dragon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yushan continued to experience snow due to the latest strong cold air mass. Temperatures fell to 14 C in Taipei, 13 C in Taoyuan, and 15 C in Taichung during the daytim...

North Taiwan expects temperatures below 10 C on Lunar New Year’s Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four cities and counties in north Taiwan and two offshore islands can expect temperatures below 10 C for the Lunar New Year’s Eve on Friday (Feb. 9) night. The Ce...

Taiwan tracks 9 Chinese military aircraft, 5 naval ships

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) tracked nine Chinese military aircraft and five naval vessels around Taiwan between 6 a.m. on Tuesday (Feb. 6) and 6 a.m. on Wednesd...

Taiwan tracks 25 Chinese military aircraft, 6 naval ships

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) tracked 25 Chinese military aircraft and six naval vessels around Taiwan between 6 a.m. on Monday (Feb. 6) and 6 a.m. on Tuesday (Fe...

Lunar New Year's Day forecasted to dip to 7 C in north Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A "strong continental cold air mass" on Wednesday (Feb. 7) will send the mercury down to 7 C in north Taiwan by Lunar New Year's Day (Feb. 10), a meteorologi...