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Photo of the Day: Southern Taiwan from space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the weekend, a Japanese astronaut drew praise from many Taiwanese netizens for posting a photo of southern Taiwan captured from the International Space Station (ISS)....

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocks southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolted southeastern Taiwan at 9:50 a.m. this morning (Feb. 22), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor w...

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake shakes southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An earthquake registering a 4.4 on the Richter scale struck the coast of Taitung County in southeast Taiwan. The tremblor hit at 12:25 p.m., 52.5 kilometers northeast o...

Taiwan hit by magnitude 5.5, 5.7 earthquakes 2 minutes apart

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was struck by magnitude 5.5 and 5.7 earthquakes only two minutes apart early this morning (Feb. 9), sending shockwaves across the country, according to the Central ...

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck off the northeast coast of Taiwan at 1:36 a.m. this morning (Feb. 7), sending shockwaves across the country, according to the Central Wea...

Airports on small Taiwanese islands show growth for 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While air travel became one of the coronavirus pandemic’s main victims, airports on four small Taiwanese islands recorded growth in 2020, reports said Tuesday (Feb. ...

Admission tickets to Duoliang train station in eastern Taiwan sell briskly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The now-defunct Duoliang train station on Taitung County’s southern coastline began to charge an entrance fee of NT$10 (US$0.35) to help pay for the upkeep of the si...

Update: Building collapses in Taiwan's Kaohsiung after 5.0 quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An old building suddenly collapsed in Kaohsiung on Thursday afternoon (Jan. 28), shortly after an earthquake struck southern Taiwan. On Thursday afternoon, an old struc...

Magnitude 4.4 and 3.7 earthquakes jolt southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Earthquakes registering a 4.4 and 3.7 struck the coast of Taitung County in southeast Taiwan just before noon Saturday (Jan. 23). The first hit at 11:45 a.m. 30 kilomet...

Taiwan’s Taitung most welcoming region on earth: Booking.com

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Taitung County tops the list of most welcoming regions in the world, according to online accommodation booking site Booking.com’s 2021 Traveler Review...

Hotels in Taiwan's Taitung County offer special NT$1 deal for travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For many people, NT$1 (US$0.035) may not seem like much, but some hotels on Taiwan's east coast are offering a special deal at such a price. The hotel industry in T...

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolts southeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck southeastern Taiwan on Sunday (Jan. 17) at 7:10 a.m., according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was ...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake hits eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit eastern Taiwan Sunday (Jan. 10) at 11:23 a.m., less than a day after a magnitude 5.7 quake struck the northeastern. According to the Cent...

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake rocks eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.7 earthquake rattled Taiwan at 7:35 p.m. on Saturday (Jan. 9), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 27.8 kilome...

Apparent temperature in New Taipei to dip to zero tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The apparent temperature could drop to 0 degrees Celsius in New Taipei City tonight (Jan. 7) and -1 in Hsinchu on Friday (Jan. 8) with the arrival of a cold wave. The C...