Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-02-29 21:00 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 Taiwan 39 1 2 China 79,257 2,835 3 Hong Kong 94 ...

Kinmen has worst air quality in Taiwan: IQAir

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kinmen has the worse air quality in Taiwan followed by Kaohsiung, according to a new report covered by the Liberty Times Net on Wednesday. 48 out of the world’s 1...

Trespassing pedestrian fatally struck by train in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man was killed by a speeding Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) train after he trespassed onto the tracks early Wednesday morning (Feb. 26), causing delays for over 10...

Fine weather forecast for Taiwan to Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has forecast a three-day period of cloudy to sunny weather starting from Sunday (Feb. 23), according to CNA. The bureau said...

Taiwan postpones flight to repatriate citizens from coronavirus cruise liner in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The charter flight planned to fly Taiwanese citizens back from the Diamond Princess cruise liner in Japan will be postponed since Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) tests for tw...

Cold Surge Advisory issued for most of Taiwan as mercury dips to 4.6 C in Miaoli

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold snap peaks in Taiwan today (Feb. 18), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a Cold Surge Advisory for much of Taiwan, with Miaoli seeing the lowest tempera...

Cold surge to send mercury plunging in Taiwan to 7 degrees C tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold air surge, which blew south into Taiwan on Sunday (Feb. 16), will cause temperatures to plunge to as low as 7 degrees Celsius by this evening (Feb. 17), as the Cent...

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolts E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.5 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan at 07:00 p.m. (Feb. 15), shortly followed by a 5.1 temblor five minutes later, according to the Central Weather Bureau (C...

Cold surge to send mercury plunging in Taiwan to 7 degrees C

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold air surge, which is set to blow south into Taiwan on Sunday (Feb. 16), will cause temperatures to plunge to as low as 7 degrees Celsius by Tuesday (Feb. 18) in much...

Taipei, New Taipei, and Keelung cleared of coronavirus risks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As more passengers on the Diamond Princess international cruise liner are diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CE...

Diamond Princess day-trip locations in Taiwan no longer dangerous

Locations in northern Taiwan that were visited last month by passengers aboard the now-quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship due to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak are now considered saf...

Passengers on Taiwan cruise ship test negative for coronavirus

Update : 2020-02-08 21:16 At around 9 p.m. on Saturday, Chen announced that all passengers on the SuperStar Aquarius had tested negative for the coronavirus. He said that the Taiwanese aboard are c...

Passengers of coronavirus-stricken cruise ship visited Taipei 101, other tourist spots: CDC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of coronavirus cases on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan continues to climb, Taiwanese authorities have pinpointed more than 30 spots visited...

Diamond Princess reports 41 new cases of Wuhan virus, many toured Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There are 41 new cases of Wuhan virus on the ill-fated Diamond Princess cruise liner, according to Japan's NHK, bringing the total to 61 — as concerns grow in Ta...

Taiwan bans cruise liners as coronavirus spreads

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — International cruise ships will be banned from docking in Taiwan due to novel coronavirus fears, said Taiwan’s health authorities on Thursday (Feb. 6). The announ...