Taipei swelters under “longest heat wave in history”

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese capital recorded a 12th consecutive day of temperatures above 36 degrees Celsius Wednesday, a record since the founding of the Taipei weather station 120 yea...

Marine waste made in China threatens Penghu’s coastlines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- According to the foundation Citizens of the Sea the amount of marine waste on Penghu is alarming and scary.  In cooperation with Taiwan Kayak Association, Citizens of ...

Weather: Over 37 degrees in greater Taipei area

Taipei, Aug. 15 -- Hot weather will affect all of Taiwan and its outlying islands on Tuesday because of a strong Pacific high pressure system, with temperatures in the greater Taipei area expected to ...

High E.coli bacteria count found at Qiding and Fulong Beaches

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A dangerously high level of E.coli bacteria was found in water samples collected from Qiding and Fulong beaches, making the beaches unsuitable for water activities. The...

Taiwanese dog waits at accident scene for injured master to come back

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A black dog with yellow stripes in Taiwan’s offshore county of Penghu bears testimony to the saying that “dogs are man's best friend.” Magong traffi...

106-Year-Old Bird Worm Seal Script Calligrapher Shows Love Never Ends

 Chinese Bird-Worm Seal Script calligraphy, which evolved from Oracle Bone Script and was very popular during the Spring and Autumn period and the Warring States period, has a history o...

Rain forecast for central, southern Taiwan on Wednesday

Occasional showers or thunderstorms have been forecast on Wednesday under the influence of southwesterly winds, but daytime highs will still reach above 30 degrees Celsius, according to the Central We...

Haitang, second typhoon to hit Taiwan in 24 hours, already in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The eye of Typhoon Haitang, the second of a one-two punch, and the first time two typhoons have hit Taiwan within 24 hours in 50 years, is now over China's Fujian Prov...

Taiwan takes Sunday off for two storms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Most of Taiwan, including the major population centers of Taipei, Kaohsiung and Taichung, announced that offices and schools would remain closed Sunday due to the double o...

Typhoon Nesat disrupts air travel around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Around 350 flights were canceled or delayed Saturday as Typhoon Nesat barreled in from the Pacific east of Taiwan, with the storm expected to cross the island overnight to...

Schools, offices to close across Taiwan due to typhoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - All schools and offices across Taiwan except for those in the offshore Penghu, Kinmen and Lienchiang counties will be closed Saturday evening due to typhoon Nesat, according to ...

Typhoon Nesat cancels weekend fun around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Typhoon Nesat intensifies 540 kilometers off the coast of Taiwan, storm warnings are heeded and events are being canceled.  Northern Taiwan The ...

Vietnamese fisherman seriously injured after fall from embankment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Vietnamese fisherman fell from an embankment on a small island in Penghu County and sustained serious injuries at midnight Tuesday. The fisherman, identified by his Chinese...

Three marathons and a triathlon to take place in Taiwan’s island county of Penghu from Sep to Nov

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Three marathons and a triathlon will take place on Taiwan’s offshore island county of Penghu from September to November, 2017.   Runners would like the cool an...

Un récif en boîte postale sous la mer pour la conservation marine de Penghu

PENGHU (Taiwan News) - Le récif artificiel en forme de boîte postale, mesurant 160 centimètres de haut et pesant 800 kilogrammes a été déposé ce 3 juill...