Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Friday, September 18, 2020 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the...

Disney’s Fox Sports to close down 3 channels in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Disney Group’s Fox Sports International confirmed reports Friday (Sept. 18) that it was planning to end operating its TV sports channels in Taiwan. A report b...

Taiwan foreign minister discusses future cooperation with US Undersecretary of State

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) and United States Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment Keith Krach discussed future cooperation between...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Friday, September 18, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Friday's Weather Condition;Friday's High Temp (F);Friday's Low Temp (F);Saturday...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Friday, September 18, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Friday's Weather Condition;Friday's High Temp (C);Friday's Low Temp (C);Saturday...

Taiwan travel agency invests in luxury hotel on Xiao Liuqiu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of Taiwan’s top travel agencies announced Friday (Sept. 18) it was investing NT$500 million (US$17.2 million) to build the first luxury hotel on the Pingtung Cou...

Major dams in Taiwan show alarmingly low water levels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese are urged to conserve water as the nation's three major reservoirs report alarmingly low storage levels. The Tsengwen (曾文), Shihmen (石門), and Feitsui (翡翠)...

Japan delegation led by former prime minister lands in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Japanese delegation led by former Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori arrived in Taipei on Friday (Sept. 18) for the memorial ceremony of former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui (李...

Autopsy finds Taiwanese entertainer Alien Huang had heart condition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The preliminary results of an autopsy carried out on Alien Huang (黃鴻升) revealed the late Taiwanese entertainer appeared to suffer from cardiovascular disease and may have ...

Taiwan's former KMT chair notes benefits of importing US pork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Kuomintang Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) said Friday (Sept. 18) if a free trade agreement can be signed with the United States, he and other KMT members would be willing ...

Taiwan's southernmost airport considers charter flights from Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A charter flight will take off from the Philippines capital Manila on Sept. 21, carrying five aviation inspectors and 12 engineers. Its destination: Hengchun Airport, in P...

Taiwan, US nail Chinese hackers behind mass cyberattacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s crime investigation authorities held a press conference on Friday (Sept. 18) to talk about the role they played in the U.S. Department of Justice's bust...

US congressman's bill calls for Taiwan membership in UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the heels of a "historic" meeting between the U.S. envoy to the U.N. and a senior Taiwan official on Wednesday (Sept. 16), a U.S. congressman introduced a bil...

Taiwan premier defends US pork imports as key to global trade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a special address to the Legislative Yuan Friday (Sept. 18), Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) defended the government’s decision to end an import ban on pork containi...

Senior US envoy holds talks in Taiwan amid Chinese drills

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The second high-level U.S. envoy to visit Taiwan in two months began a day of closed-door meetings Friday as China conducted military drills near the Taiwan Strait after threaten...