Taiwan's sea levels rising faster than global average

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's sea levels are rising at a higher rate than the rest of the world due to global warming, and the country may only have 12 years to move its capital inland to avoid...

William Lai pledges 'will not declare Taiwan independence' if elected

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former premier William Lai spoke about his presidential campaign platform and touched on several sensitive issues for voters on Tuesday (May 14) night at National Central ...

Temperature to drop by 10 degrees tomorrow in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that as the first plum rain front of the season arrives on Wednesday (May 1), high temperatures in northern Taiwan will drop by 10 degrees...

Mercury in Taiwan could drop to 13 degrees over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Although Taiwan will see balmy weather today, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that temperatures could dip down to 13 degrees Celsius over the weekend as a weather fro...

Tropical depression forms in Western Pacific

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) announced at 2 a.m. this morning that a tropical storm has formed in the Western Pacific to the south of Guam, but more monitoring will be need...

MOST celebrates innovative medical tech developed in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) held a press Conference on Wednesday, March 13, to announce the recent successes of researchers with the MOST “Germinat...

Cold, wet weather continues to plague Taiwan until Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The cold, wet weather that hit Taiwan on Thursday is expected to continue through the weekend. Central Weather Bureau reports strong winds, bouts of heavy rain and low ...

Snow falls on Taiwan's Yushan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's tallest peak, Yushan, saw 1 centimeter of snow early this morning, while Xueshan and Hehuanshan could soon also see snow accumulation, announced the Central Weathe...

International biotech professionals visit Taiwan for Microbiome and Probiotics Congress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This week in Taipei, health and biotech professionals from around the world are meeting to discuss advances in health and nutrition at the fifth annual Microbiome R&D ...

Temperatures to drop 15 degrees Celsius in Taiwan after a sunny Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Temperatures in northern Taiwan are set to plunge by 15 degrees Celsius to 12 degrees Celsius late on Thursday under the influence of a front, according to a weather expert, an...

Mercury forecast to slide next week: CWB

Taiwan could see much colder weather next week under the influence of a cold air mass between Sunday and Jan. 25, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Saturday. The coldest days are likely to be J...

Australian map describes Taiwan as ‘Chinese Taipei Island’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Taiwanese professor found that an institute in Australia changed the name of ‘Taiwan Island’ on a map in his academic paper to ‘Chinese Taipei Island,’...

Reports suggest Taiwan could be hit by huge tsunami within next 100 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to reports, Taiwan could be hit by a huge tsunami within the next 100 years, due to the Manila Trench entering a new earthquake cycle. Southeast Asia has alre...

Celebrating 100th edition, 'Big Issue Taiwan' keeps tackling social issues

TAIPEI (CNA) -- September marks a new beginning not only for students as they return to school, but also for 62-year-old Chang Yue-mei (張月美), a "Big Issue Taiwan" magazine vendor who is read...

National Taiwan University ranks 81st worldwide for graduate employability

Eight Taiwan universities have been listed in the 2019 Graduate Employability Rankings that were released Wednesday, with National Taiwan University (NTU) gaining the highest place among the eight at ...