Taiwan to enjoy mostly fair weather until Thursday

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has forecast partly cloudy to sunny weather across most of Taiwan for Wednesday. Keelung, eastern parts of Taiwan, the Hengchun Peninsula in the south, and mountain...

Taiwan's envoy to Hungary meets with mayor of Budapest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's representative to Hungary, Liu Shih-chung (劉世忠), on Monday (Oct. 26) met with Budapest Mayor Gergely Karacsony and Deputy Mayor Kerpel-Fronius Gabor to discus...

Peach resumes flights between Taiwan and Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a seven-month suspension of all its international flights, Peach Aviation Limited announced that it would resume its international flight routes between Japan and Ta...

Taiwan's StarLux Airlines to launch three international flight routes in December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed upon the airline industry, Taiwan-based StarLux Airlines Co has announced that it will launch Bangkok, Osaka, an...

For Filipinos in Taiwan, migrant basketball league more than just a game

A winter basketball tournament consisting of 21 teams, aimed at consolidating friendship among Filipinos in Taiwan, tipped off in Taoyuan on Sunday (Oct. 25), with hundreds gathering for the opening c...

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake rattles northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake rattled northeastern Taiwan at 9:08 a.m. this morning (Oct. 26), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor ...

Taiwan-based EVA Air and China Airlines to open flights from Taipei to Bangkok

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-based EVA Air on Sunday (Oct. 25) will begin taking passengers on two weekly flights from Taipei to Bangkok after Thailand conditionally opened its borders, and Tai...

Taoyuan authorities arrest suspected drug dealers from Vietnam

Three Vietnamese nationals suspected of dealing drugs were arrested by Taoyuan authorities at a local bar early Saturday, and another 100 people were brought in for questioning on suspicion of drug us...

Taiwan develops 6-minute cancer screening technique

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has developed a new mechanism that can spot 10 types of cancers in six to 15 minutes. Spearheaded by the National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (NSRRC), ...

Tropical storm Saudel to bring moisture to northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newly formed tropical storm Saudel will not make landfall in Taiwan, but it is expected to bring moisture to the northern and eastern parts of the country in the comin...

Taoyuan mayor hints at Taiwan presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsang (鄭文燦) of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has suggested that he is planning to join the next presidential race. When discussi...

Heavy rainfall forecast for eastern Taiwan and mountains in the north from Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said on Sunday (Oct. 18) that the interaction of a tropical disturbance developing over the Philippine Sea and the seasonal northeasterly win...

Water crisis looms in Taiwan in year of zero typhoons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government of Taiwan is asking the public to conserve water and brace for shortages as water levels at the country’s reservoirs dip to extreme lows due to an unu...

Brief isolated showers forecast for Greater Taipei on Wednesday, Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said that heavy precipitation is forecast for parts of northeastern Taiwan and the mountainous areas in the north Tuesday (Oct. 13), while th...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake shakes northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattled northeastern Taiwan at 11:39 p.m. this evening (Oct. 12), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...