New Taipei’s independent decision to declare July 11 ‘a typhoon day off’ breaks a long-lasting consensus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—New Taipei City Government’s decision at 9 p.m. on Tuesday to declare Wednesday (July 11) to be a typhoon day off broke a tradition established among the three municip...

Flamenco revolutionary Israel Galván to perform in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - World-renowned Flamenco dancer Israel Galván arrived in Taiwan Tuesday to perform his classic work La Edad de Oro (The Golden Age) from September 15 to 17 at Tamsui's...

Taiwan issues heavy rain warnings as Talim passes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issues a sea alert for the 18th tropical storm Talim (泰利) at 8 am this morning when the storm entered the near coast of northern Taiwan, t...

Eye of Typhoon Talim now visible from space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over the past three hours Typhoon Talim's radius has expanded rapidly and its eye is now clearly visible from satellites in space, said Hsieh Ming-chang (謝明昌), Disaster Pre...

Powerful lightning detected inside Typhoon Talim

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Meteorology expert and Tzu Chi volunteer Peng Chi-ming (彭啟明), posted a satellite image today of Typhoon Talim showing intense lightning streaks inside the storm. On his Fac...

Heavy rain advisory issued for northern Taiwan as Typhoon Talim nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Though the latest typhoon has again tilted its trajectory north, Talim, which means "blade" in Tagalog, appears will only deliver a glancing blow to Taiwan, however t...

Typhoon Talim causes flight disruptions

Taipei, Sept. 12 -- Several airline companies announced Tuesday that certain flights originally scheduled for the next day have been canceled due to approaching Typhoon Talim. China Airlines said f...

Taiwan calls sea alert as Typhoon Talim moves farther north

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan issued sea alerts Tuesday afternoon and was preparing to call land alerts early Wednesday, as Typhoon Talim’s (泰利) expected path was revised farther north. ...

Yilan school announces 2.5 day typhoon closure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Though the Central Weather Bureau has forecast that Typhoon Talim will likely veer north and not directly make landfall in Taiwan and even before an sea warning had been issued...

Taiwan Headline News

Taipei, Sept. 12 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan Chinese language dailies on Tuesday are as follows: @United Daily News: Tropical storm Talim strengthens, heads toward northern Taiwan @China...

Sea warning for Typhoon Talim to be issued at 11:30 am today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Storm Talim was officially upgraded to a typhoon at 8 p.m. yesterday evening and as of 2 a.m. this morning, it was still moving in a north-northwest path heading towar...

Taiwan prepares for typhoon as hurricane batters US

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — As the United States grapples with Hurricane Irma, Taiwan was preparing Monday for an incoming typhoon with a range of alerts, cancellations and evacuations. Typhoon Tal...

Typhoon Talim projected to make landfall in Taiwan Wednesday afternoon, bringing heavy rains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Mild Typhoon Talim (泰利), which is continuing to strengthen and forecast to become a moderate typhoon soon, is projected to make landfall in Taiwan in the afternoon of Wednes...

Sea warning for Tropical Storm Talim could be issued Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Severe Tropical Storm Talim continues to rapidly enlarge and strengthen, a sea warning could be issued as early as tomorrow (Sept. 12) morning, and a land warning issued on ...

Tropical Storm Talim to affect all of Taiwan by Sept. 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical storm Talim is rapidly increasing in size and strength and is heading on a path to hit Taiwan directly sometime between Wednesday noon and Thursday, with an impact som...