Rock jumper rescued after being hit by another at Taiwan's Longdong Bay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A New Taipei City resident surnamed Hsu (許) was rescued by the coast guard and transported to a local hospital for treatment on Saturday (July 20) after he was hit by a person ...

Dog-loving Taiwanese firefighter’s dream of becoming canine handler comes true

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--New Taipei City Fire Department’s search and rescue dog team member Lai Guan-jie (賴冠潔) said her specialty was made possible by combing her interest with work, Central News ...

13 Chinese tourists hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning in New Taipei B&B

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total 13 Chinese tourists staying at a Bed and Breakfast in the tourist town of Jiufen were hospitalized this morning after being exposed to excessive carbon monoxide from a ...

Taiwan incineration plant worker killed by rotating blades in furnace

TAIPEI (Taiwan) — A man was killed in New Taipei City on Friday evening (April 12) while conducting repairs at the Shulin Refuse Incineration Plant. A powerful fan in one of the incineration ...

Taiwan to donate US$1m for Indonesia earthquake relief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will donate US$1 million (NT$30.93 million) to Indonesia in the aftermath of a catastrophic earthquake which struck Central Sulawesi last month, the Ministry of For...

Taiwan to send rescue squad, aid to Indonesia after catastrophic earthquake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is preparing to send a rescue team and aid to Indonesia following the magnitude 7.5 earthquake that struck Palau, Central Sulawesi on Sept. 28, reported CNA yesterd...

Massive inferno engulfs New Taipei tower

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A massive inferno broke out in a 24-story building in New Taipei City last night (Sept. 13) on the 16th and 17th floors and soon spread to the 15th floor all the way to the top...

Update: Super Typhoon Maria poised to pounce on Taiwan Tuesday

Update: 07/11 9:56 a.m. - The tail end of Typhoon Maria should be leaving the country by noon today (July 11), according to the CWB. Update: 07/10 10:22 p.m. - New Taipei City, Taoyuan City, Hsinc...

Fishing party rescued from the ocean near Yehliu Geopark in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— A group of four men had to be rescued by police and fire department officials on the morning of June 11, when they went out fishing near Yehliu Geopark in Wanli District of...

Father of deceased F-16 fighter pilot bows to rescue workers in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The father of the F-16 fighter pilot who lost his life when his jet crashed in the mountains of New Taipei on Monday (June 4) this morning (June 6) bowed to show his rescue wor...

Taiwan F-16 fighter pilot killed in crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It was confirmed last night that the pilot of an F-16 fighter jet which crashed in the mountains of northern Taiwan during military maneuvers had indeed perished, according to ...

New Taipei and Philippines' Isabela Province sign MoU on firefighting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The New Taipei City Fire Department and a delegation from cities of Isabela Province in the Philippines on Tuesday (March 13) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on fire...

New Taipei firefighter attacked when trying to stop the illegal use of fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A New Taipei City firefighter was attacked by New Year’s Eve revelers when he was trying to stop them from illegally setting off fireworks on Sunday night. The attacke...

Fishing boat flips over in Ruifang, 1 missing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The search for one crew member continues after a fishing boat flips 10 members overboard off the coast of Ruifang at 5:41 a.m. this morning, according to the New Taipei Ci...

Taiwanese reporter thanks deliveryman for saving him from near death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--A reporter took to Facebook on Sunday to thank a former volunteer firefighter for saving his life when he was seriously injured and nearly died in a traffic accident in May this ...