Overtourism a blessing and curse for Taiwan’s outlying islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Overtourism has put a strain on Taiwan’s outlying islands and placed local governments in a dilemma about how to strike a balance between tourism promotion and envir...

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...

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 ...

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...

Heavy rain warning issued for southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued heavy and extremely heavy rain warnings for three administrative areas in Southern Taiwan at 9.00 a.m. on August 13, as short-term ...

Tropical Storm Khanun batters Philippines, brings heavy rain to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Storm Khanun (referred to as Odette in the Philippines), the 20th tropical storm of the year, is currently centered over Calanasan, Apayao on the island of Luzon in th...

Tropical Storm Mawar to bring rain throughout Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Storm Mawar (瑪娃), which was upgraded from a tropical depression to become the 16th tropical storm of the season at 2 a.m. this morning, will have the most significant ...

Taiwan to see more heavy rain for next two days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to a stranded weather front and the affects of a southwestern air stream, Taiwan will continue to see heavy rain from June 3 - 4 and most of the island is under an extremel...

Saison de reproduction des coraux mous à Ludao

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - C’est la saison de la reproduction des coraux au site populaire de la plongée sous-marine de Shilang(石朗) à Ludao (綠島), l’île Verte de Taiwan. Des...

Heavy rain warnings issued for 7 counties and cities

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Monday afternoon continued to issue heavy rain warnings for seven counties and cities in Taiwan in effect from Monday night through Tuesday morning after Gongliao D...

Le corail de champignon millénaire écroulé après l’ouragan (French version)

L’énorme corail ou Porites lobata Dana, s’est couché dans le fond de la mer après les deux ouragans, Méranti et Malakas. Il faudrait plus de 1000 ans pour voir un grand corail massif de cette taille, ...