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Body of 8-year-old girl found after flash flood in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Search and rescue personnel on Thursday (Oct. 21) found the body of an eight-year-old girl, following a deadly flash flood in New Taipei City on Saturday (Oct. 16). At ...

Bicycle sharing service YouBike 2.0 now available in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An updated version of Taiwan’s popular public bicycle-sharing service YouBike started operations in New Taipei City on Wednesday (Oct. 20), five months after the ser...

Taiwan police pick up ‘evil landlady’ after prison no-show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police picked up “evil landlady” Chang Shu-ching (張淑晶) in New Taipei City on Wednesday (Oct. 20) evening after she failed to show up in the morning to start an...

Body of missing teen found after flash flood in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Search and rescue personnel on Wednesday morning (Oct. 20) found the body of a young female on the lower reaches of Jialing Pond, following a deadly flash flood in New Tai...

Popularity rankings of local officials reshuffled in Taiwan opinion poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) ranked last among the country's 22 mayors and magistrates in a new survey conducted by CommonWealth Magazine, while Pingtung County M...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake shakes east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocked northern Taiwan at 1:49 p.m. on Monday afternoon (Oct. 18), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblo...

Four confirmed dead, two still missing in New Taipei river accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four people died and two are still missing in a river accident in the Hubao Pond area of New Taipei’s Shuangxi District, CNA reported. A total of 31 people went o...

Rescue team looking for children swept away by swollen north Taiwan river

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rescue workers were looking for four children and two adults who had been swept away by a swollen river in the New Taipei City district of Shuangxi, reports said Saturday ...

Taiwan reports one new local COVID case, no deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed one new local COVID-19 case Saturday (Oct. 16), with no deaths, but 10 imported cases, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC). The new...

Fires break out in New Taipei City, Miaoli County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— A fire broke out in an office building in New Taipei City’s Xizhi District, while another fire struck a commercial building in Miaoli County on Saturday morning (Oct....

Taiwan caught between Typhoon Kompasu and northeastern monsoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents in Taiwan, especially those in northern and eastern areas, should brace for strong winds and torrential rain between Monday afternoon and evening (Oct. 11), as T...

New Taipei steps up public transportation options for fireworks shows

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Government is upping public transportation capacity to accommodate fireworks shows in Tamsui District for the rest of October. Authorities will incr...

Vibrant attractions to illuminate Fisherman’s Wharf in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei Metro Corporation (Metro New Taipei) will increase train frequency for the Danhai light rail near Tamsui to accommodate tourists visiting attractions along ...

Hospital in Taiwan's Taichung under doses dialysis patients with COVID vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Dali Branch of Jen-Ai Hospital in Taichung has been suspended from administering COVID-19 vaccines for giving a less than required dose of the AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine...

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake rattles northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.8 earthquake rocked northern Taiwan at 2:07 p.m. on Monday afternoon (Oct. 4), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...