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Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan at 4:15 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 16), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was located ...

Taiwan Navy drills feature Ta Chiang guided-missile corvette

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Navy drills ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday featured the indigenous Ta Chiang corvette showing off its air defense and anti-ship capabilities for the first time, repor...

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes eastern Taiwan

Update: 9:30 a.m. 01/04/2022 As of 9 p.m. on Monday, Taipei had received 31 reports of damage resulting from the quake, such as broken water pipes, fallen tiles, warped doorways, malfunctioning str...

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan at 2:47 p.m. on Friday (Dec. 30) afternoon, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...

Top New Year's Eve countdown parties across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With over a dozen New Year's Eve countdown parties planned across Taiwan, the following are some noteworthy events taking place in major cities. Taipei Taipei 10...

Taiwan to resume domestic cruises Dec. 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As domestic cruises resume on Dec. 31, the city of Keelung will welcome travelers with a free bus trip around the harbor town’s sights until Jan. 28, reports said Tu...

Central Weather Bureau issues heavy rain advisories for north, northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued heavy rain and extremely heavy rain advisories for Keelung City and a heavy rain advisory for mountainous areas in Taipei City, New...

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan at 9:05 p.m. Monday (Dec. 6), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was loca...

Taiwan’s Keelung Tour Bus resumes operation to 11 attractions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Keelung City Government has resumed the operation of the Keelung Tour Bus, with an itinerary that includes visits to 11 popular attractions in the northern port city. ...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake rattled eastern Taiwan at 5:55 p.m. this evening (Nov. 24), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 8...

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan at 9:05 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 14), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was loc...

Mercury to drop by 10 degrees in northern Taiwan today as cold front arrives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that with the arrival of a cold front, temperatures in northern Taiwan this evening will be 10 degrees lower than the highs seen ...

Taiwan pollster lambasts DPP's ‘anti-democratic’ candidate nomination measures for local races

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF) Chairman You Ying-lung (游盈隆) on Thursday (Nov. 4) lashed out at the ruling Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) candidate n...

Taiwanese chuckle at John Oliver special on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese on Sunday (Oct. 24) got a kick out of John Oliver's long-awaited episode on Taiwan, which covered its history, tensions with China, and the point of view of ...

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes northeast Taiwan

Update: 2021/10/25, 1:30 a.m. Several people were injured by the magnitude 6.5 quake, including a woman who was struck by falling rocks while hiking with a group of nine in Taroko National Park in...