Take Keelung Shuttle Bus to explore Taiwan’s northern port city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Most people's impression of Taiwan's northern port city of Keelung is limited to the Miaokou Night Market and the mammoth cruise ships that anchor near the busy do...

Son of senior Taiwan legislator questioned about drugs parcel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The son of a senior Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator was released on bail after questioning about a marijuana parcel from the United States which bore his nam...

Taiwan’s Keelung Islet open to visitors July 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Keelung Islet off Taiwan's north coast will be open to tourists beginning Wednesday (July 1), with the number of visitors per day to be capped at 1,200. The Keelung...

Taipei bakes in 38.4-degree heat, hottest day of year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mercury in Taipei climbed to a scorching 38.4 degrees Celsius (101 degrees Fahrenheit) this afternoon (June 23), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). At 2...

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolts NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake struck off the coast of northeast Taiwan at 7:17 a.m. this morning (June 17), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of...

Taiwan confirms 7th case of hantavirus this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman in Kaohsiung City has contracted hantavirus, becoming the fifth case in the city and the seventh case in the country this year, setting a new high since records be...

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck off the coast of northeast Taiwan at 4:19 a.m. this morning (June 14), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolts NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook northeastern Taiwan at 9:38 a.m. today (June 11), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was locat...

Chinese military uses model of N. Taiwan city government building for drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese military has built a full-scale model of the Keelung City Government building for use during its drills, reports said Thursday (June 4). Over the past few y...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocks NE Taiwan Monday morning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 6:31 a.m. this morning (May 25), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicente...

'Disastrous' rain hammering southern, central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today (May 22) issued heavy to torrential rain advisories for 20 out of Taiwan's 22 cities and counties, while school and off...

Graduation ceremonies to resume in Taiwan's Keelung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Keelung Mayor Lin Yu-chang (林右昌) said that graduation ceremonies and trips for schools in Keelung City will be allowed to go ahead as usual, as these activities will becom...

N. Taiwan reports first hantavirus case, night markets on alert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man in Keelung City has been diagnosed with hantavirus, the first case in northern Taiwan this year and the fourth nationwide. The patient, who is in his 40s, is a re...

Unidentified bus passenger at risk of Wuhan coronavirus infection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Keelung city government is looking for a male in his 30s, wearing a flowery T-shirt, who boarded the Keelung-bound Kuo-Kuang 1813 bus between 9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. on ...

Taipei residents most exposed to coronavirus threat in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei leads the country as the municipality with the highest risk of infection from Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), according to a joint study by National Tsing Hua Univers...