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Taiwan’s Kinmen poised to reap economic benefits from cruises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong-based Genting Cruise Lines said on Monday (Feb. 23) that the company will arrange 34 cruises to Taiwan’s outlying island county of Kinmen this year, with t...

Northern Taiwan to face cold front Sunday, 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. ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

University in Taiwan’s Kinmen islands sets up Muslim prayer room

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Quemoy University (NQU) on the outlying islands of Kinmen County unveiled a Muslim prayer room on Wednesday (Nov. 18) that it hopes would attract more student...

Over 5,000 Taiwanese athletes to compete in Kinmen County Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's offshore Kinmen County welcomed 5,024 local athletes to its biennial county games on Thursday (Nov. 5) as Taiwan continues to hold COVID-19 at bay. During ...

Taiwan president highlights new tank purchases after fatal tank accident

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Friday the military is planning the purchase of the most advanced tanks to speed up the pace at which it replaces old models while remembering a soldier killed in a t...

MAC apprehensive as delegation heads to cross-strait forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Spokesperson Chiu Chui-cheng (邱垂正) said on Friday (Sept. 11) that the Kuomintang (KMT) needs to explain the purpose and details of its deleg...

French YouTuber impressed by Taiwan's military rations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French YouTuber Ku (酷) and his British guest Allan recently did an unboxing review of Taiwanese military rations, and both were impressed by the authentic flavors of the p...

Kuomintang launches referendum over US pork imports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) on Sunday (Sept. 6) announced that he has officially launched a referendum on the import of U.S. pork containing ractopamine,...

Taiwan’s Kinmen County hires 24 foreign ETAs to help with English education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kinmen Department of Education said on Tuesday (Sept. 1) that it is introducing 24 foreign English-teaching assistants (ETAs) at its local schools, but only four will ...