4.6 magnitude earthquake rocks N.E. Taiwan, 2nd within hour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.6 earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Taiwan at 12:12 p.m. today (July 9), less than an hour after a 4.8 quake struck the same area, according to...

4.8 magnitude earthquake jolts N.E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Taiwan at 11:24 a.m. today (July 9), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the...

Taiwan and Russia develop real-time object detection system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Russia have developed one of the fastest real-time object detection systems already in use to solve traffic flow problems in Taiwanese cities, the Academia Sini...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck off the coast of northeast Taiwan at 8:52 p.m. this evening (June 29), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of...

Taipei sees increasing number of residents move out

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 19,000 people moved out of Taipei in the first five months of 2020, making it Taiwan's only municipality with a positive outmigration rate last year. Ministr...

Taoyuan plans agricultural biotech park to boast Taiwan's circular economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) has announced a plan to build an agricultural biotech park aimed at cutting red tape in order to free up Taiwan's biotech sector. ...

Taipei bakes in 38.4-degree heat, hottest day of year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mercury in Taipei climbed to a scorching 38.4 degrees Celsius (101 degrees Fahrenheit) this afternoon (June 23), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). At 2...

Taiwan company gives NT$1,500 to each migrant worker to boost spending

A manufacturing company in Taoyuan City has given NT$1,500 (US$50) to each of his approximately 500 migrant workers this week to promote spending and help revitalize the economy, the local government ...

Taiwan special forces train to counter Chinese incursions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Special forces used helicopters in large-scale maneuvers playing out resistance against a Chinese attack on a Taiwan airport in Hsinchu County on Friday (June 19). Over...

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolts NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake struck off the coast of northeast Taiwan at 7:17 a.m. this morning (June 17), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of...

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck off the coast of northeast Taiwan at 4:19 a.m. this morning (June 14), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolts NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook northeastern Taiwan at 9:38 a.m. today (June 11), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was locat...

Mayor hopes to see Paper Windmill Theatre relocate to Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) would like to see the Paper Windmill Theatre relocate to Taoyuan City after the performance art troupe's studio in New Taipei City b...

DPP councilor to shut down office amid pro-Han protest in N. Taiwan city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the suicide of Kaohsiung City Council-Speaker Hsu Kun-yuan (許崑源) on Saturday (June 6), Taoyuan City Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Councilor Wang Hao-yu...

4.8 magnitude earthquake shakes NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 4.8 magnitude earthquake shook northeast Taiwan at 9:49 a.m. Sunday (June 7), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the quake was 15.4 kilomet...