Tropical Storm Fung-Wong to bring wind, rain to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tropical Storm Fung-Wong (鳳凰, Phoenix) has shifted its course north towards the waters off the coast of eastern Taiwan and is expected to bring rain to the northern and ea...

New Zealand entrepreneurs promote green consumption in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Zealand entrepreneur Justin Lambie and his brother Andrew Lambie were invited to exhibit flip-flops their company creates from marine debris at the 2019 Taipei Interna...

Big day-night temperature gap forecast in central, southern Taiwan

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has warned people in central and southern Taiwan of a wide day-night gap in temperatures as a northeasterly wind system continued to affect the country Tuesday. The...

Taipei 101 disappears as China dust storm attacks Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a monstrous dust storm descends on Taiwan, "red" pollution alerts have been issued at weather stations across northern Taiwan, and visibility has become so po...

Monster China dust storm triggers red pollution alerts in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a massive dust storm from China begins to descend on Taiwan, over a dozen air quality monitoring stations in the north of the country and on outlying islands showed &qu...

Taiwan government official puts Han Kuo-yu in his place

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A high-ranking Ministry of Transportation and Communications official delivered a stinging rebuke on Monday (Oct. 28) to KMT candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), who recently comme...

Another Chinese ship caught stealing sand from Taiwanese waters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Sunday (Oct. 27), the Taiwan Coast Guard in Lienchiang (連江) County intercepted a Chinese sand dredging vessel and commandeered the ship for engaging in the illegal acti...

Chinese crew fined for illegal sand pumping off Taiwan's coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Chinese sand-pumping vessels have been seized and 28 crew members have detained by Taiwan port authorities on suspicion of illegally pumping sand in Taiwan’s Exclusiv...

Taiwan seizes trespassing Chinese boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese dredger boats that trespassed the Cross-Strait Median (海峽中線) were seized by the Coast Guard Administration and Penghu County Government on Thursday (Oct. 24) morni...

Ship capsizes in Taiwan Strait, rescue vessels dispatched from Taiwan and China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A ship transporting ocean sand capsized in the Taiwan Strait on Sunday (Oct. 6), and another ship nearby also began to take on water, prompting both ships to send out dist...

Over 800 kg of ghost nets removed from Penghu coral reefs

A volunteer cleanup effort to help protect the coral reefs around the offshore Penghu County yielded more than 800 kilograms of abandoned fishing nets on Thursday, the Marine National Park Headquarter...

International legal battle brewing over SOGO management in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the purchase of shareholder rights of SOGO department store locations in Taiwan by a Singaporean company, a dispute over store management rights may be brewing. ...

Penghu Police Bureau welcomes cute additions to K-9 unit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Penghu County Police Bureau recently welcomed two adorable additions to its K-9 unit, “LuLu” and “YoYo,” who will be trained to become third-genera...

Taiwan NIA information service for migrants reaches Penghu islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Immigration Agency (NIA) took its roadshow with information for new immigrants to the Taiwan Strait archipelago of Penghu Tuesday (September 24). The islan...

Rain subsides, temperatures rise in Taiwan as tropical storm moves away

With severe Tropical Storm Tapah moving away from Taiwan, rain is expected to subside in the northern parts of the country on Sunday and the weather will likely turn stable, with temperatures to rise,...