Man arrested for stealing 868 pairs of women's shoes in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man has been arrested for stealing 868 pairs of women's shoes from more than 33 victims over the course of five years in the northern Taiwan city of Keelung, reporte...

Group in Keelung, Taiwan fosters pride in city’s distinct history, culture

KEELUNG (Taiwan Today) -- In August 2014, a group of young cultural preservation enthusiasts launched a campaign to spruce up a long-abandoned mansion overlooking Keelung City on Taiwan’s northe...

Irate taxi driver tries to 'blind' 5 speed cameras with Post-it notes in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A taxi driver is being charged with Interference with Public Functions (妨害公務罪), after he was caught on surveillance camera video placing Post-it notes on th...

Red air pollution warning still in place for central, southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- While northeasterly winds have brought some respite from the frightening levels of air pollution seen in northern Taiwan over the past few days, a red warning is still in ...

Keelung-Taipei light rail proposal set for government review next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A feasibility study for a proposed Keelung-Taipei City rail link has been completed and is expected to be sent to the Executive Yuan for consideration in the new year, rep...

Remnants of Typhoon Yutu to bring rain to northern Taiwan for next 2 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Tropical Storm Yutu (玉兔, Jade Rabbit) begins to peter out, its remnants will continue to bring rain to northern and eastern Taiwan through Saturday, according to the Ce...

Typhoon Yutu kills 15 in Philippines, work and classes canceled on Taiwan's Orchid Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At least 15 were killed when Typhoon Yutu lashed the Philippines yesterday, while the storm sets its sights on Taiwan, Orchid Island has announced that offices and schools...

Typhoon Yutu buries 31 in Philippine landslide, now winding its way toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Yutu, which has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but is expected to strengthen into a typhoon again, has killed six people in the Philippines and is now spiraling o...

Puyuma Express driver worked 17-hour shift days before deadly derailment in NE Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Labor (MOL) today announced that an investigation into the schedule of the driver behind the deadly derailment of a Puyuma Express train in Taiwan's Yi...

Taiwan’s Keelung City holds new immigrant fashion show  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Keelung City Government on Oct. 29 conducted a fashion show featuring traditional costumes of new immigrants in Taiwan as a promotion of the city's New Immig...

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.7 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 00:04 a.m. on Wednesday, with the shock waves felt across almost all of the island country, accord...

Breaking News: Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocks eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 12:34 p.m. today, with the shock waves felt across almost all of country, according to the Central...

Heavy rain alert issued for northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a northeast monsoon and a cloud front in the South China Sea moves east, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for four cities and counties in no...

4 Thai prostitutes arrested in northern Taiwan, John cries foul over fake bra size

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police raided an apartment in the northern Taiwan city of Keelung, where they nabbed four Thai prostitutes and two Taiwanese customers, one of whom complained that he had been ...

Tamsui sees low of 17 degrees, heavy rain advisory issued for northern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a northeast monsoon brings cold temperatures and wet weather, Tamsui hit a record low temperature for this fall of 17.8 degrees Celsius, while the Central Weather ...