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Cold wave to bring more snow to Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Moisture combined with frigid temperatures from a second cold wave means that snow is likely in mountainous areas of northern and central Taiwan today (Jan. 11). As a c...

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...

President Tsai pledges to make Taiwan bilingual country by 2030

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (Nov. 23), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) pledged that the government would do everything in its power to achieve the goal of turning Taiwan into a bilingual count...

President Tsai lauds contributions of Taiwan expatriates

President Tsai Ing-wen said Nov. 16 that Taiwan expatriates are playing an invaluable role in boosting the country’s international profile through a variety of successful community and corporate...

CIB advances Taiwan’s case for INTERPOL participation

Taiwan’s Criminal Investigation Bureau under the National Police Agency is leaving no stone unturned as it rallies support for the country’s participation in the International Criminal Pol...

Taiwan extends typhoon land warning for Atsani to Kaohsiung, Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today (Nov. 6) extended its typhoon land warning for Tropical Storm Atsani to Kaoshiung and Tainan. The CWB at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday ev...

Chinese imperialism and Taiwan: An Austrian perspective

As someone who has both Austrian and Taiwanese heritage, there are similarities I have noticed between Adolf Hitler's attempts to unify Austria with Germany and Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Chair...

Taiwan to offer Mandarin scholarships to 100 UK students

Local universities are set to offer 100 U.K. students scholarships to learn Mandarin in Taiwan as part of a deal brokered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Oct. 22, spotlighting the country’s a...

Taiwan computer donation helps Jordan bridge digital divide

Taiwan donated 140 computers to Jordan for use in the academic and public sectors as part of efforts to assist the country bridge the digital divide during a ceremony Oct. 16 at the Ministry of Foreig...

Winners of Presidential Hackathon awards honored in Taipei

Twelve winners of the 2020 Presidential Hackathon were honored Sunday (Sept. 20) at the Presidential Office in Taipei City, spotlighting government efforts to address societal needs through innovation...

Typhoon Maysak to come closest to Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Typhoon Maysak (梅莎) is predicted to come closest to Taiwan today (Aug. 31) and Tuesday (Sept. 1), with its periphery likely leading to rain and thunderstorms across much o...

Tropical Storm Mekkhala brings rain to Taiwan, strikes China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The periphery of Tropical Storm Mekkhala, the sixth tropical storm of the year, will bring rain to Taiwan today (Aug. 11), while China is bracing for more flooding as the s...

Tropical Storm Hagupit will come closest to Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued heavy rain warnings for 11 counties and cities and a sea warning, as Tropical Storm Hagupit is poised to come closest ...

Taiwan reaffirms commitment to global trade during APEC virtual meeting

Taiwan is committed to working with other members of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation to maintain a consistent flow of trade during the coronavirus pandemic, according to Minister without Portfol...

Taiwan, EU stage 3rd Human Rights Consultations

The third Taiwan-EU Human Rights Consultations was held via videoconference July 15, underscoring the two sides’ commitment to advancing universal values. The one-day event was co-chaired by ...