Taiwan’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm inaugurated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm to reach a commercial scale was inaugurated in a ceremony at a fishing port in Miaoli County on Wednesday morning (Nov. 13), markin...

Filipino OFW shoots video showing 63 scenic sites in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino migrant worker vlogger has created a video documenting his travels to 63 scenic spots across Taiwan over the course of a year. Marc Peter Uy, 25, hails from ...

Water supply in Taiwan to remain sufficient, despite dry season

Water supply throughout Taiwan is expected to remain sufficient this winter, despite the dry season, which usually runs from November to the following April, the Water Resources Agency (WRA) said Frid...

Taipei 101 disappears as China dust storm attacks Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a monstrous dust storm descends on Taiwan, "red" pollution alerts have been issued at weather stations across northern Taiwan, and visibility has become so po...

Monster China dust storm triggers red pollution alerts in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a massive dust storm from China begins to descend on Taiwan, over a dozen air quality monitoring stations in the north of the country and on outlying islands showed &qu...

Taiwan's president meets with Danish parliament representative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pia Kjaersgaard, member of the Danish Parliament and former leader of the right-wing Danish People's Party, paid a visit to Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) at t...

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake rocks NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.7 earthquake jarred northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 1:17 a.m. this morning (Oct. 8), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of ...

7-Eleven customer buys NT$10 newspaper, hits NT$10 million jackpot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The July to August round of the Taiwan receipt lottery has produced 14 lucky winners of the NT$10 million (US$322,000) Special Prize, with one hitting the jackpot after sp...

Heavy rain advisory issued for 6 Taiwan counties, cities as Typhoon Mitag shifts north

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has lifted its land warning for Typhoon Mitag, but a heavy rain advisory is still in place for six counties and cities in northern Taiwan....

Typhoon Mitag could make landfall in NE Taiwan today, bring 'crazy wind explosive rain' tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau has issued a sea and land warning for 13 counties and cities, as Typhoon Mitag is expected to come closest to Taiwan this afternoon (Sept. 30), ...

Typhoon land warning expanded to 12 Taiwan counties, cities as Mitag nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has expanded its sea and land warnings to 12 counties and cities in Taiwan as Tropical Storm Mitag has intensified into a typhoon, and its...

President Tsai receives outstanding young adults

President Tsai Ing-wen received the winners of this year’s 10 Outstanding Young Persons Awards at the Presidential Office Sept. 23 in Taipei City, describing them as an inspiration to all. Th...

2 leopard cat kittens found in W. Taiwan gutter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man rescued two Taiwanese leopard cat kittens found trapped in a gutter by the side of a road in western Taiwan's Miaoli County on Monday (Sept. 23). While walkin...

Taipei mayor announces first round of legislative nominees for his party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vowing to provide the Taiwanese electorate with an alternative to the two major political parties on the island, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) announced on Sunday (Sept. 22...

Taiwan's hakka troupe helps revitalize traditional opera

Rom Shing Hakka Opera Troupe is renowned for its innovative approach to a once dying genre. Blending traditional and contemporary styles, its performances have proven a hit with audiences both at home...