Taiwan’s Keelung police successfully bring an unidentified body home after nine years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A Keelung police officer successfully helped an unclaimed male body that remained unidentified for the past nine years to reunite with his family after sifting through ...

Bus crash injures 29 in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Horng Shing (鴻興遊覽有限公司) tour bus crashed into a guard rail in Keelung City (基隆市) on the morning of Sept. 17, hospitalizing 29 people. No one received life-threatening ...

Wild weather lashes Taiwan as Typhoon Mangkhut makes landfall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Typhoon Mangkhut sweeps through northern Philippines, Taiwan is expected to see heavy rain, strong wilds and tall waves on Sept. 15. Mangkhut, the strongest typhoon ...

Thai and Vietnamese prostitutes nabbed in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In just two days, Taiwanese police detained over 20 Thai nationals and 2 Vietnamese tourists who had entered Taiwan via tourist visas but were involved in illegal sexually...

Photo of the Day: Wet weather turns road into waterfall in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As torrential rains lashes northern Taiwan, Anle District (安樂區) in Keelung City (基隆市) saw significant flooding on Sept. 9. Lane 207 Xinxi Street, Anle District, in Keel...

Extreme torrential rain advisory in affect for northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued an extreme torrential rain advisory for three cities in northern Taiwan, as well as an additional heavy rain warning for seven muni...

Torrential rain causes flooding across Taipei area

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - At least one motorcyclist was reported injured in Taipei City as torrential rain overwhelmed the streets and caused flooding across the capital Saturday evening. The governme...

Taitung County has Taiwan's best air, Taipei City sixth-best: academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tsuang Ben-jei (莊秉潔), Professor of Environmental Engineering at National Chung Hsing University has crunched the numbers and published Taiwan's air pollution results f...

Taiwan’s Keelung Islet reopens for sightseeing by the end of September   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Having closed three years for innovation after heavy damage by typhoons, Taiwan's northern Keelung Islet is set to open for tourists visiting without having to pa...

Haunting images of Keelung Ghost Festival 

KEELUNG (Taiwan News) -- Friday night (Aug. 24) saw the climax of the Keelung Ghost Festival, including a parade with brightly lit floats and a spectacular burning of water lanterns in Badouzi Harbor ...

Hsinchu County has highest level of young adult home ownership in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to recent statistics by the Ministry of the Interior, the highest ratio of young adult home ownership in Taiwan is Hsinchu County, and the lowest ratio is Taipei...

18 Taiwan counties, cities on alert for heavy to extremely torrential rain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a tropical depression continues to pound Taiwan, a heavy rain advisory has been issued by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) for 18 counties and cities, with 12 under extremel...

Taiwan counts almost as many claw machine arcades as convenience stores

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to statistics by the Ministry of Finance, Taiwan now has around 6,678 claw machine outlets across the country, with a density almost as high as convenience store...

Red alert heat warning issued for northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued the highest possible "red light" heat warning for Yilan County, as well as eight other heat warnings for northern and cen...

Biotech firm promotes smart agriculture in Taiwan

Taiwan’s agricultural industry, with its high level of agricultural expertise resulting from a century of accumulated research and technical advances, is advancing toward a technology-intensive ...