Power, water cut to Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan, demolition set for next week 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After the New York Times drew worldwide attention to a Buddhist temple which has been converted into a Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan, the Changhua County Magi...

2018 Daniel Pearl World Music Day to be held at Taipei Hakka Cultural Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Originally planned for Saturday, Sept. 15, but delayed by Typhoon Margkhut, Taiwan will be celebrating the annual Daniel Pearl World Music Day this coming Sunday, Sept. 23...

Bad feng shui reason for relocation of wind turbine in Taiwan's Penghu 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Just before Ghost Month, it was announced that a wind turbine in Taiwan's Penghu County is to be relocated because it is considered to have bad for feng shui (風水)...

Taiwan's CPC Corp. signs US$25 billion LNG deal with US firm Cheniere Energy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new deal between Taiwan’s CPC corporation and U.S. firm Cheniere Energy may herald the start of a major transition in the Indo-Pacific energy market according to e...

Taiwan's state-owned companies hiking pay by average 3.2 percent

 Four state-run enterprises are raising wages by an average 3.2 percent this year, retroactive to January, taking a cue from the government's 3 percent salary increase for public servants at ...

Power use hits record high for July in Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The soaring mercury pushed peak electricity consumption in Taiwan to an all-time high for July of 36.705 million kilowatts on Thursday, according to state-run Taiwan Power Co. (Taipowe...

Cabinet accelerates offshore wind farm development in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The government is sparing no effort in advancing offshore wind farm development through such measures as streamlining approval processes, strengthening oversight of support in...

1st batch of fuel rods for 4th Nuclear Power Plant likely has been transported out of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A first batch of unused fuel rods purchased for the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant has likely been transported out of Taiwan on Wednesday morning, but authorities have refused t...

Taiwan still unable to find US company willing to take radioactive waste

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan wants to export its low level radioactive waste to the United States, but has so far been unable to find a company willing to receive the materials, Taiwan Power Co...

Power reserve margin to stay above 6% before July: Taipower

Taipei, June 18 (CNA) State-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) promised Monday to keep the country's operating electricity reserve margin above 6 percent before July and said it will lower power ...

Down for over 2 years, nuclear reactor back at full capacity

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) The No. 2 reactor at Taiwan's Second Nuclear Power Plant in northern Taiwan was operating at full capacity at 10:30 a.m. Sunday after resuming operations early Wednesday, acc...

Delegation from Taiwan Power Company arrives in Port au Prince, Haiti

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a good sign for Taiwan’s diplomatic relations with the Republic of Haiti, representatives and technicians from the Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) have arrived in...

No threat from generator incident at nuclear plant: Taipower

An incident that caused emergency diesel backup generators at the idle First Nuclear Power Plant in New Taipei to start up has been resolved and posed no threat to the public, state-run Taiwan Power C...

Hot weather causes Taiwan to record highest ever June peak power usage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hot weather caused Taiwan to record its highest ever June peak power usage of 36.102 million kilowatts yesterday, reported CNA . Taiwan's power reserve margin fell ...

As President of Haiti arrives in Taipei, a crucial test begins for Tsai administration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The President of Haiti, one of Taiwan’s few remaining diplomatic allies, arrives in Taiwan on Monday, May 28 for a five day visit. Jovenel Moise will be traveling...