New wave of northeast winds to bring colder weather to Taiwan Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a northeast monsoon lashes Taiwan with heavy rain and cold temperatures, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that a new, even colder wave of northeastern winds wi...

Cold air, moisture forecast for northeastern Taiwan throughout this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the northeast monsoon continues to affect much of Taiwan, temperatures across the nation are projected to be lower in the evening this week, with the northeastern regio...

Northeasterly winds bring cooler temperatures to northern Taiwan

Northern Taiwan can expect lower temperatures and rain Friday (Nov. 27) due to the arrival of a northeasterly wind system, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Daytime highs in the region...

Taiwan's Taitung offers exclusive tour packages, gifts for expats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taitung County Government is targeting the 780,000 foreigners living in Taiwan by rolling out exclusive tour packages and offering a limited number of hand cream and trave...

Taiwan extends typhoon land warning for Atsani to Kaohsiung, Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today (Nov. 6) extended its typhoon land warning for Tropical Storm Atsani to Kaoshiung and Tainan. The CWB at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday ev...

Update: Taiwan issues typhoon land warning for Atsani

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today (Nov. 5) has issued sea and land typhoon warnings for Tropical Storm Atsani as it is expected to come closest to the country on Frid...

Storm threatens power supply on Taiwan’s Orchid Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taitung County’s Orchid Island could soon find itself without power as a looming storm prevents supply ships from docking, reports said Tuesday (Nov. 3). While Tr...

Taiwan's vice president encourages economic development for indigenous communities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Sunday (Nov. 2) attended a festival organized by the Millet Academy in Taitung County’s Jinfeng Township (金峰鄉). The Millet Ac...

Taiwanese man stumbles across rare 'stone' worth NT$6 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A mysterious fragrant stone discovered by a resident of Taiwan's Orchid Island has been verified as a lump of ambergris, which has an estimated market value of NT$6 mi...

Taiwan traffic and hotel info for Mid-Autumn Festival 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The four-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday (Oct. 1-4) is coming up, and Taiwan News has compiled some information to help readers enjoy the holiday more. Traffic The Min...

Taiwan premier calls China's missile test waste of money

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to China’s Eastern Theater Command firing 10 ballistic missiles during a military drill on Thursday (Sept. 24), Taiwanese Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) po...

Taiwan test fires missiles as Chinese spy ship lurks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan on Thursday (Sept. 24) began two days of testing its missile systems, a Chinese spy ship continued to prowl the waters off the country's east coast. The N...

Taiwan’s Taitung braces for tourism explosion during Mid-Autumn Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hotel bookings in Taiwan’s southeastern county of Taitung for the Mid-Autumn Festival have reached 90-percent of capacity and are expected to be full within days. ...

Taiwan to conduct 2 days of live-fire missile tests off southeast coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China continues to send warplanes into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ), the country's main weapons developer announced Thursday (Sept. 24) it ...

Taiwan ranked No. 1 on Agoda 2020 travel wish list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been ranked number one among the top 10 most-searched destinations in the second half of 2020, according to Agoda, an online travel agency and metasearch engine...