EPA approves decommissioning of Taiwan's No. 1 nuke reactor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After three years of review, Taiwan's Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) on Wednesday (May 15) announced that it has approved a 25-year decommissioning plan for ...

Top 10 most popular Taiwan News articles in 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the year 2017 comes to a close, it is time to look back at the most popular articles on Taiwan News in terms of web traffic this year. In 2017, readers of Taiwan News we...

Rain Apocalypse: Video and photos of yesterday's insane rain in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan was hit yesterday by the strongest plum rain front New Taipei City and many areas of northern Taiwan have seen in 21 years, resulting so far in two deaths, one missing a...

Heavy rain topples Nuclear Power Plant No. 1 power tower

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan's Nuclear Power Plant No. 1’s second nuclear generator was down on Friday, after torrential rains and strong winds toppled the plant’s critical 345 KV...

BREAKING NEWS: CWB issues extremely torrential rain advisory for New Taipei and Keelung

BREAKING NEWS: The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued an extremely torrential rain advisory for New Taipei City and Keelung, an extremely heavy rain advisory for 18 cities and counties, a torrent...

Taiwan sets goal of 20% electricity from renewables by 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) Thursday reiterated Taiwan's commitment to have 20 percent of the nation's energy supply provided by renewables by 2025 while speaking with...

Taiwan to generate 20% of power from renewables by 2025: Tsai

Taipei (Taiwan News)—Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced plans of using renewables to provide 20% of the nation’s energy by 2025. The government intends to phase out nuclear p...

May could see power rationing in Taiwan

Wu Yu-chen, Deputy Secretary of the Bureau of Energy of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, warned Wednesday that the recent shortage of water coupled with unseasonably hot weather means that Taiwan cou...