Countdown 145 days: 2020 Taiwan Presidential Election

2020 Taiwan Presidential Election Last updated: Aug. 18, 2019 01:15 => Presidential candidates: party nominees Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu => Presidential candidate qualifications => El...

Breaking News! Work, classes canceled in 5 Kaohsiung districts due to torrential rains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Work and classes have been canceled in five districts as of noon today (Aug. 15) in Kaohsiung as torrential rain is causing treacherous conditions. As heavy rains continue t...

Taiwan President Tsai to visit Keelung Ghost Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen will visit the Keelung Ghost Festival and a number of tourist sites in Keelung City on Wednesday (Aug. 14), UDN reports. The Mayor of K...

Coast Guard on case of Taiwanese woman who fell off cruise ship

Coast Guard officers on Sunday boarded a cruise ship in Keelung after it returned from Okinawa to determine if foul play was involved in the death of a Taiwanese woman who fell from the 11th deck of t...

High temperature warnings issued for northern, eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued high temperature warnings for northern and eastern Taiwan, with daytime highs expected to push above 38 degrees Celsius. Temperatures in ...

Taiwan lifts land warning for Typhoon Lekima

Taipei (CNA) - The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) lifted its land warning for Typhoon Lekima on Friday evening but warned that the southwesterly winds it has drawn could bring heavy rainfall to central ...

Taiwanese woman falls off cruise ship near Okinawa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The body of a 41-year-old Taiwanese woman was recovered from the ocean after she fell from a cruise ship during a trip to Okinawa, reports said Friday (August 9). It wa...

Sea, land warnings in place for 10 counties, cities as Typhoon Lekima lashes Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CBW) still has sea and land warnings in place for 10 counties and cities in Taiwan as the effects of Typhoon Lekima are expected to reach their peak...

450 flights disrupted at Taiwan Taoyuan airport due to Typhoon Lekima

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the southern periphery of Typhoon Lekima lashes northern Taiwan, 450 flights have been canceled or delayed at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. As of 8 a.m. this ...

8 cities, counties in Taiwan cancel work, classes for Typhoon Lekima today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the periphery of Typhoon Lekima lashes northern Taiwan this morning, eight cities and counties have announced that they are halting work and classes today (Aug. 9). As of...

Breaking News: Taipei and north Taiwan to close down for Typhoon Lekima Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei, New Taipei, Keelung and Taoyuan were the first to announce the closure of schools and offices for Friday (August 9) as Typhoon Lekima was racing toward the norther...

Taiwan's CWB expands land warning for Typhoon Lekima

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Typhoon Lekima approaches Taiwan from the southeast, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has expanded the scope of its land warning for the storm. At 8:30 a.m. this morning ...

Ferry trips between eastern Taiwan and outlying islands canceled due to typhoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Commercial ferries traveling between eastern Taiwan and outlying islands are being suspended from Thursday (August 8) through Saturday (August 10) due to Typhoon Lekima, w...

Taiwan's CWB issues land warning for Typhoon Lekima

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a land warning for Typhoon Lekima at 8:30 a.m. today (Aug. 8) as the storm continues to strengthen and head toward the waters off the co...

4.6 earthquake rattles NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.6 earthquake shook northeastern Taiwan at 7:02 a.m. this morning (Aug. 8), just an hour and a half after a magnitude 6.0 quake rocked the area, according to the C...