Taiwanese photographer pulls photo from contest after WMO kowtows to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese photographer has withdrawn his entry for a photo competition organized by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), after the specialized United Nation...

Taiwan demands country name change for photo running in WMO calendar vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau is asking the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to remove the words “Province of China” and leave only “Taiwan” fo...

Taiwanese photo in the running for World Meteorological Organization calendar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A picture taken by a staff member at Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau is in the running to be featured in the World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO) calendar...

Military to continue search for missing Mirage-2000

TAIPEI (CNA) - The military said Saturday that it will continue to search for the Mirage 2000 fighter piloted by Captain Ho Tzu-yu, which went missing during a flight training sortie last Novembe...

Taiwan grounds Mirages as search for pilot and jet continues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite reports Tuesday evening that the pilot had been found, Taiwan’s Air Force said Wednesday it was continuing the search for a Mirage-2000 and its pilot who wen...

Sea warning for Typhoon Talim to be issued at 11:30 am today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Storm Talim was officially upgraded to a typhoon at 8 p.m. yesterday evening and as of 2 a.m. this morning, it was still moving in a north-northwest path heading towar...

Ma vows to closely follow Diaoyutai issues after he steps down

Taipei, April 9 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou said Saturday that even after he steps down in May, he will maintain a keen interest in matters related to the disputed Diaoyutai Islands in the East China...

President promotes peace during visit to islet near Diaoyutais

Taipei, April 9 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou unveiled a monument to his East China Sea Peace Initiative during a visit to an islet near the disputed Diaoyutai Islands Saturday, as part of his efforts ...

Ma to promote peace during visit to islet near Diaoyutais

Taipei, April 8 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou will unveil a monument to his East China Sea peace initiative when he visits an islet near the disputed Diaoyutai Islands on Saturday, during which he will...

President to unveil peace monument on islet near Diaoyutais

Taipei, April 8 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou will unveil a monument to his East China Sea peace initiative when he visits an islet near the disputed Diaoyutai Islands Saturday, ahead of the third anni...

Central, southern Taiwan warned of increasing winds, rainfall

Taipei, Aug. 8 (CNA) Residents in central, southern Taiwan and mountainous areas in southeastern Taiwan's Taitung County should heighten their alert against severe weather due to southwestern winds ...

Siberian daily thanks Taiwan for protecting lone Siberian crane

Taipei, May 28 (CNA) A Russian newspaper on Wednesday ran a long feature story about Taiwan's efforts at protecting a young Siberian crane which flew into a north Taiwan wetland after getting lost...

Siberian crane winning Taiwanese hearts

Taipei, May 17 (CNA) A young Siberian white crane that accidentally migrated to a northern Taiwan wetland last December has survived attacks by hawks and stray dogs and has now stolen the hearts of...

13 Chinese fishing boats expelled during crackdown

Taipei, Feb. 14 (CNA) Taiwan's coast guard has intensified actions to crack down on poaching in the seas northeast of the island, expelling 13 Chinese fishing boats from its waters over the past two...

CGA to step up training for inspection of boats: official

Taipei, March 17 (CNA) The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) will step up training to improve its onboard inspection techniques, CGA head Wang Ginn-wang said Monday, two days after a Chinese fishing ...