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Northern Taiwan to face cold front Sunday and Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following three days of mild and sunny weather, another cold front is moving into Taiwan from the north on Saturday (Jan, 15), according to the Central Weather Bureau. ...

Pingtung man fined NT$700,000 for spending Taiwan quarantine in Kinmen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man has been handed a hefty fine for spending his quarantine away from his home county after returning from China. A male resident of Pingtung County who re...

Cold wave to bring more snow to Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Moisture combined with frigid temperatures from a second cold wave means that snow is likely in mountainous areas of northern and central Taiwan today (Jan. 11). As a c...

18 people die overnight in Taiwan amid cold wave

Eighteen people died suddenly across Taiwan in 17 hours between late Thursday and early Friday amid a cold wave that has sent temperatures plunging below 10 degrees Celsius, according to local authori...

Apparent temperature in New Taipei to dip to zero tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The apparent temperature could drop to 0 degrees Celsius in New Taipei City tonight (Jan. 7) and -1 in Hsinchu on Friday (Jan. 8) with the arrival of a cold wave. The C...

Mercury to drop below 6 degrees as cold wave hits Taiwan on Jan. 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a cold surge advisory for 14 counties and cities as a wintry wave is poised to strike Taiwan on Thursday (Jan. 7), causing the ...

Apparent temperature in Taipei to drop to 3 degrees on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold wave expected to arrive in Taiwan on Thursday (Jan. 7) will send temperatures plunging to between 7 and 10 degrees Celsius Friday and Saturday (Jan. 8-9), with the ...

Snow possible on Taipei's Yangmingshan as cold wave arrives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With a cold wave starting to arrive in Taiwan, temperatures are expected to drop by 15 degrees Celsius by New Year's Eve, and snow is possible in mountainous areas, in...

CWB warns mercury to drop below 6 degrees in Taiwan on Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a cold surge advisory for Taiwan, including an orange signal for temperatures below 6 degrees Celsius in 16 counties and cities...

Taiwan Coast Guard counts cost of chasing Chinese sand dredgers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) spent NT$600 million (US$21.3 million) on fuel from January through November in order to chase away 3,969 illegal sand dredging vessel...

Taiwan and China cooperate against illegal Chinese sand dredgers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After over 100 Chinese ships illegally dredged sand near Taiwan’s outlying island of Matsu, both countries reached an agreement to battle the problem together, Taiwa...

Colon cancer most prevalent in southern Taiwan: study

Colon cancer, the leading cause of death among cancer patients in Taiwan for 12 consecutive years, is most prevalent in southern Taiwan, with one in nearly 200 people suffering from the disease, a stu...

Cold air, moisture forecast for northeastern Taiwan throughout this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the northeast monsoon continues to affect much of Taiwan, temperatures across the nation are projected to be lower in the evening this week, with the northeastern regio...

Australia, New Zealand chamber calls for trade deal with Taiwan

The Australia New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Taipei (ANZCham) on Thursday urged Taiwan and Australia to sign a free trade deal, citing the success of a similar pact between Taiwan and New Zealand ...

Taiwan coast guard seizes trespassing Chinese fishing boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Coast Guard Administration (CGA) said Thursday (Nov. 19) that it has seized a Chinese vessel illegally fishing in waters near the offshore Kinmen County and w...