Heavy rain alert issued in 10 counties, cities as Danas' 'twin' approaches Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Although Tropical Storm Danas has danced away from Taiwan, it's "twin," a low-pressure zone that sheared off from it earlier in the week, is headed toward souther...

Heavy rain alert issued in 15 counties, cities as Tropical Storm Danas dances around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Storm Danas has shifted east and no longer poses a direct threat to Taiwan, but a heavy rain alert has been issued for 15 counties and cities as its periphery lashes t...

Taiwan finds 1,215 illegal hotels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Investigations by local authorities during the first half of 2019 turned up a total of 1,215 illegal hotels, some of them in the most popular travel destinations, the Tour...

Two century-old schools in Taiwan team up to build on past achievements

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s abundant environment of ocean, plains, and mountains, is complemented by its rich culture. As such, the 2019 curriculum, “Urban-Rural Collaborative Le...

CWB issues sea warning as Tropical Storm Danas makes beeline for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a sea warning for Tropical Storm Danas and a land warning is expected before noon today. Tropical Storm Danas, which in Tagalog m...

Taiwan implements cash incentives for leopard cat protection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A trial program for the conservation of the leopard cat (石虎) was approved by the Council of Agriculture on July 1, and incentive measures are being introduced in Miaoli an...

Heat alert issued for 16 counties, cities in Taiwan as mercury soars to 36.9 degrees Celsius

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued heat hazard alerts for 16 counties and cities in Taiwan as the mercury has soared over 36.9 degrees Celsius in Taipei and Kaohsiung....

Taiwan finally to actively regulate betel nut tree planting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Council of Agriculture (COA) Minister Chen Chi-chung (陳吉仲) announced on Wednesday (July 10) that the council will complete drafting regulations on safety management of bet...

Amazing time-lapse video shows awesome beauty of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A year after releasing an amazing time-lapse video of several gorgeous places in Taiwan, a Danish photographer on Thursday (July 4) uploaded a sequel video as his "gift to...

Taiwan sees returnee investment exceed NT$400 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has attracted over NT$400 billion in planned investment from Taiwanese firms operating overseas during the first half of 2019, said the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Heavy rain alert issued in 16 counties, cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to the effects of a plum rain front and northeasterly winds, the Central Weather Bureau has issued a heavy rain alert for 16 counties and cities in Taiwan. As a plum rai...

Chengte Charity Foundation organizes fun fair to help the needy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chengte Charity Foundation (正德慈善基金會) Taipei Branch held a charity fair on Sunday (June 16), which included a bazaar, food stands, a children’s painting competition, ...

413 Vietnamese, Indonesian illegal workers arrested in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Saturday (June 15), Taiwan's National Immigration Agency (NIA) arrested 413 migrant workers for working illegally, with the majority being Vietnamese and Indonesian nati...

Crop-devouring caterpillars spreading across Taiwan

An invasive caterpillar species -- the fall armyworm -- has spread to almost every city and county across Taiwan, including several outlying islands. Since the first report of the crop-destructing ...

Heavy rain alert issued for 9 counties, cities in Taiwan, rains to last till Sat.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for nine counties and cities in Taiwan today (June 12) as a plum rain front is set to pummel Taiwan for four m...