Coordinated attacks of disinformation a challenge of my job: Taiwan foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The spread of disinformation, which is often disseminated from overseas and directed against other governments’ work and policy, has created a new type of ...

String of disasters exacts heavy damage, human toll in Asia

BANGKOK (AP) — A recent string of natural disasters, the latest a deadly earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia, have exacted a severe toll both in economic damage and human lives throughout Asia. The U....

Typhoon pummels Japan, flights canceled, trains shut down

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon ripped through Japan on Sunday, forcing cancellations of flights and trains, including in the Tokyo area as authorities warned of strong winds and torrential rain...

Typhoon bears down on Japan, areas hit by previous storm

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon is ripping through Japan and authorities are warning people to brace for heavy winds and rain in areas that include those devastated by a previous storm. ...

Kansai International Airport to close runway Sunday due to Typhoon Trami

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As Typhoon Trami (潭美) was approaching Japan, Kansai International Airport near Osaka would close its runway again Sunday, causing the cancellation of flights to and from Taiwan....

Osaka’s Kansai International Airport to return to normal services Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Beginning Friday September 21, airline services and ground transportation links at Kansai International Airport near Osaka, Japan, will return to normal for the first time...

Beijing-based PTT users spread fake Osaka airport bus story 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Professional Technology Temple (PTT), the most popular online bulletin board in Taiwan, has announced it is suspending applications for new accounts, after it has been dis...

Taiwan FM blames himself for suicide of Osaka envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said he feels guilty and in-part blames himself for the suicide of Director of Taiwan representative office in Osaka Su ...

Taiwan representative in Osaka dead by reported suicide

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's representative in the Japanese city of Osaka has died reportedly by suicide. The foreign ministry tweeted Friday that Su Chii-cherng had passed away, c...

Breaking News: Director of Taiwan representative office in Osaka commits suicide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Su Chii-cherng (蘇啓誠), the Director General of the Taiwan Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) in Osaka, Japan unexpectedly died today from an apparen...

Mangkhut upgraded to super typhoon, will affect Taiwan this weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Since Mangkhut reached super typhoon status yesterday afternoon, it has continued to strengthen as is appears to be headed toward the Bashi Channel and looks to be he...

Taiwan’s EVA Air to resume flights to Osaka on September 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If conditions allow, Taiwan’s EVA Air will resume flights to and from Osaka’s Kansai International Airport in Japan this Friday, September 14, according to med...

Typhoon Mangkhut could be strongest of year, Taiwan within 'margin of error'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Typhoon Mangkhut lashed Guam yesterday, it now appears on a path bound for the waters south of Taiwan, could soon develop into the strongest typhoon of the year and ...

Japan's prime minister thanks Taiwan for quake, typhoon concerns

Taipei, Sept. 8 (CNA) Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his gratitude to Taiwan for its citizens' concerns about the suffering of Japanese people from a strong earthquake and a sever...

Typhoon Mangkhut strongest threat to Taiwan so far this year: experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Tropical storm Mangkhut (山竹) could turn into the strongest typhoon yet to threaten Taiwan this year, meteorologists warned Saturday. Mangkhut, the Thai name for the mangostee...