Taiwan's Apache attack helicopters to be commissioned Tuesday: MND

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's Army will hold a ceremony Tuesday to officially commission all its Apache attack helicopters purchased from the United States, after nearly four years of combat evaluation...

Taiwanese weather official calls Typhoon Maria ‘a wonderful typhoon’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For a country used to coping with disasters brought upon by typhoons during summer, Taiwan is considered lucky by some weather officials to have been spared serious damage...

14 national forest recreational areas across Taiwan closed during Typhoon Maria reopened

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Fourteen national forest recreational areas across Taiwan closed during Typhoon Maria have been reopened after the typhoon had moved away from the island, the Forestry Burea...

Photo of the Day: Grabbing infinity stone from Taipei 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Monday, the eve of the arrival of Typhoon Maria, a Taiwanese American captured this fanciful photo of a himself seeming to pinch the sun next to Taipei 101 as it sets o...

Taiwan weather expert sees one typhoon a week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the typhoon season is moving into a higher gear, one typhoon or tropical storm could emerge every week, though not all of them would have an impact on Taiwan, a weather...

Celine Dion sings in Taiwan for the first time ever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Worldwide superstar diva Celine Dion sang in concert for the first time in Taipei last night (July 11), the first of three scheduled shows for the singer at the Taipei Arena an...

New Taipei police help old lady suffering dementia lost on typhoon night find her way home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Two police officers found an 80-year-old lady suffering from dementia lost in the street of Xizhi District, New Taipei City on Tuesday night, when Typhoon Maria wa...

1 dead, 8 injured from Typhoon Maria in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- One person has reportedly died and eight people have been injured as the result of Typhoon Maria, according to TVBS and the Central Emergency Operation Center.   A...

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...

Woman trapped for 14 hours on sea slope during Typhoon Maria rescued in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A female taxi driver who stopped by the side of the road in eastern Taiwan's Hualien soon found herself clinging for her life on the ledge of a sea slope ove...

Typhoon Maria barrels into China after pounding Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Medium strength Typhoon Maria has injured two people in Taiwan and prompted more than 3,000 to be moved to shelters before making landfall in China. The governm...

Fatal fall in New Taipei first reported death from Typhoon Maria in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man in New Taipei City accidentally fell to his death while inspecting his doors and windows early this morning (July 11) as wind gusts buffeted his home, marking the fi...

Photo of the Day: Mass exodus in Taipei before Typhoon Maria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This photo was taken in Taipei's Nanjing Fuxing MRT Station yesterday after 4 p.m., when the city government announced offices and schools were to be closed as Typhoon Mari...

Adiós: Typhoon Maria to leave Taiwan by noon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After lashing Taiwan since yesterday evening, the tail end of Typhoon Maria should be leaving the country by noon today (July 11), according to the Central Weather Bureau ...

New Taipei City declares Wednesday a day off due to Typhoon Maria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—New Taipei City Government on Tuesday night declared July 11 (Wednesday) to be a day off due to Typhoon Maria, which the city government said would reach the standard f...