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Mercury to drop by 10 degrees in northern Taiwan today as cold front arrives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that with the arrival of a cold front, temperatures in northern Taiwan this evening will be 10 degrees lower than the highs seen ...

VP Lai reiterates Taiwan's commitment to developing cultural, creative industries

Taiwan is sparing no efforts in developing cultural and creative industries, according to Vice President Lai Ching-te Oct. 21. Cultural and creative industries are among the government’s top ...

Mercury could drop to 16 degrees in northern Taiwan over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to see the first cool temperatures of this year's fall season over the weekend with the mercury dropping as low as 16 degrees Celsius in some areas....

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's National Day speech (Full Text)

TAIPEI (Central News Agency) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered her National Day address on Sunday (Oct. 10), pledging to defend Taiwan's sovereignty and democracy amid "un...

Wan An air raid drill to take place across Taiwan today from 1:30-2 pm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 44th annual Wan An drill, which simulates an air attack by Chinese forces, will be held throughout Taiwan today (Sept. 15) from 1:30-2 p.m., but to avoid the potential...

Taipei, New Taipei, Keelung, Yilan, Hualien, Taitung announce office, school closures ahead of Typhoon Chanthu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a land warning for Super Typhoon Chanthu was issued by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) at 5:30 p.m. Friday night (Sept. 10) and with the eye of the storm just 210 kilo...

Photo of the Day: Puppy peers out from south Taiwan abode

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This 3D mural of a puppy seeming to peer out of a cardboard box began mesmerizing netizens late last month. The image was first posted to Facebook by the Kaohsiung City...

Typhoon In-Fa periphery to bring heavy rain to northern Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) this morning (July 22) issued extremely heavy wind and heavy rain advisories for nine counties and cities in northern and western Taiwan a...

Tropical Storm In-Fa intensifies, shifts towards Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tropical Storm In-Fa (烟花) has been upgraded to a severe tropical storm, and its path has shifted slightly towards Taiwan, increasing the possibility that it could strike t...

Power goes out across Taiwan due to power plant failure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Power has gone out in numerous parts of Taiwan today (May 13) due to an apparent shutdown at a power plant in Kaohsiung. At 3 p.m., Taiwan residents received an emergen...

Periphery of Typhoon Surigae to bring rain to eastern Taiwan, Greater Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although Typhoon Surigae is turning away from Taiwan today (April 23), easterly winds are still likely to bring rains from the cyclone to the east coast, Geater Taipei, an...

Typhoon Surigae to come closest to Taiwan on April 22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Typhoon Surigae is projected to come closest to Taiwan on Thursday (April 22), when it will bring some rain to eastern Taiwan, while the country should see more rain over ...

Temperatures in Taiwan to drop to 15 degrees tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A weak weather front will sweep across Taiwan today (April 4), bringing occasional showers to the north coast, mountainous areas in the north, and the eastern side of the ...

India Taiwan Association holds Republic Day event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The India Taipei Association (ITA) on Monday (March 29) held a celebratory event commemorating India’s Republic Day (Jan. 26). The celebration, held at the Grand ...

Cool, cloudy weather expected in northern Taiwan over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cool weather with cloudy skies will persist across northern Taiwan today (March 13) and tomorrow before the mercury begins to rise on Monday. According to the Central W...