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Taiwan to conduct live-fire drills, UAV flight trials next month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) will conduct a live-fire drill and a UAV test flight next month, the Maritime Port Bureau (MPB) announced ...

Jade the obscure: The prehistoric workshops of Ciyakang

Ciyakang might not leave a big impression on the uninitiated. Yet visitors may be surprised to learn that 2,000 years ago its workshops were the largest producers of jade in all of Southeast Asia. ...

Cold surge will last until Friday in north Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Administration (CWA) issued a cold surge warning on Thursday (Feb. 8) for many cities and counties as a continental cold air mass together with rain wi...

Kenting top spot to see 1st sunrise in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kenting is the best location to see the first sunrise of the year on Taiwan’s main island, according to the Central Weather Administration (CWA). The CWA mentione...

China sends 4 military aircraft and 1 ship, Taiwan flies Black Hawk for typhoon disaster relief on Orchid Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's defense ministry tracked four Chinese military aircraft and one naval vessel around the country between 6 a.m. on Friday (Oct. 6) and 6 a.m. on Saturday (Oct....

Tropical Storm Bolaven to stay away from Taiwan despite rainy holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tropical Storm Bolaven is set to form over the Pacific Ocean on Saturday (Oct. 7), and as it is likely to head for Japan, Taiwan will experience a rainy four-day holiday. ...

1 dead, 356 injured in Taiwan by Typhoon Koinu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Emergency Operations Center (CEOC) on Thursday evening (Oct. 5) confirmed that one person had died, 356 were injured, and there were 3,601 damage reports after...

Typhoon Koinu heads to southern China and Hong Kong

Typhoon Koinu left one person dead and injured hundreds more in Taiwan on Thursday before heading toward southern China and Hong Kong. Koinu brought pounding rain and record-breaking winds to souther...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan McDonald's 'M' mangled by Typhoon Koinu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A McDonald's sign in southern Taiwan was no match for Typhoon Koinu as it packed record-shattering winds. As Koinu approached Taiwan on Wednesday evening (Oct. 4), ...

Taiwan records world's 3rd highest wind gust during Typhoon Koinu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Orchid Island on Wednesday (Oct. 4) recorded the third-strongest wind gust in world history and the highest ever in Asia during Typhoon Koinu, according to th...

Typhoon Koinu's storm circle covers eastern, central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Central Weather Bureau (CWB) land warning at 7:15 a.m. on Thursday morning (Oct. 5) says Typhoon Koinu is in the waters southeast of Eluanbi and slowly moving westward. ...

Taiwan: Typhoon Koinu brings 'record' winds

Typhoon Koinu has made landfall in Taiwan's Hengchun peninsula, injuring 190 but causing no reported deaths. The category four typhoon brought heavy rainfall to Taiwan's south and east, causi...

Typhoon Koinu to strike south Taiwan on Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The edges of Typhoon Koinu's (小犬) storm circle began to impact eastern Taiwan on Wednesday morning (Oct. 4) and the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts the eye of th...

Taiwan declares land warning for Typhoon Koinu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday (Oct. 3) issued a land warning for Typhoon Koinu (小犬). The land warning covers Pingtung County, Taitung County...

Typhoon Koinu to impact Taiwan most Wednesday to Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that Typhoon Koinu (小犬) will have the greatest impact on Taiwan from Wednesday through Friday (Oct. 4-6), with all major internat...