International buyers fearing food shortage sign MOU with Taiwan farmers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to set off panic buying around the world, many international customers have reached out to Taiwanese farmers in hope...

Woman in critical condition after hitting cattle on highway in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A female driver whose vehicle hit multiple cows in Taiwan’s eastern county of Taitung had no heartbeat and was not breathing when first responders reached her Sunday...

Cold front forecast to send mercury down to 13 degrees in Taiwan

With the arrival of a continental cold air mass, people in Taiwan are expected to experience a sharp fall in temperatures, with lows expected to drop to 13 degrees Celsius from Saturday night (March 1...

Cold front forecast to send temperatures down to 14 degrees this week

The mercury is expected to drop to 14 degrees Celsius in parts of Taiwan over the next two days with the arrival of a continental cold front, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Monday. The cold ...

Taiwanese tourists pour into small islands as coronavirus hits overseas travel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak makes travel to nearby countries less attractive, Taiwanese tourists have piled into small islands off the southeast coast for...

Kinmen has worst air quality in Taiwan: IQAir

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kinmen has the worse air quality in Taiwan followed by Kaohsiung, according to a new report covered by the Liberty Times Net on Wednesday. 48 out of the world’s 1...

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake rocks E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake jarred eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 1:34 p.m. this afternoon (Feb. 26), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicente...

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake jars NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.0 earthquake shook northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 7:14 p.m. on Tuesday evening (Feb. 25), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The ep...

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake rocks NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.5 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan at 9 a.m. this morning (Feb. 25), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was ...

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake jolts E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake shook eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 8:10.p.m. this evening (Feb. 24), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter o...

Businesses in eastern Taiwan county issue coupons to counter coronavirus effect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan’s economy takes a hit from the Wuhan virus (COVID-19) outbreak, businesses in the eastern county of Taitung are helping to counteract the impact by issuing...

Cold Surge Advisory issued for most of Taiwan as mercury dips to 4.6 C in Miaoli

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold snap peaks in Taiwan today (Feb. 18), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a Cold Surge Advisory for much of Taiwan, with Miaoli seeing the lowest tempera...

Cold surge to send mercury plunging in Taiwan to 7 degrees C tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold air surge, which blew south into Taiwan on Sunday (Feb. 16), will cause temperatures to plunge to as low as 7 degrees Celsius by this evening (Feb. 17), as the Cent...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake jolts E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.9 earthquake shook eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 3:20 a.m. on Sunday morning (Feb. 16), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicen...

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolts E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.5 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan at 07:00 p.m. (Feb. 15), shortly followed by a 5.1 temblor five minutes later, according to the Central Weather Bureau (C...