Trami strengthens into super typhoon, could affect Taiwan

Taipei, Sept. 24 (CNA) Typhoon Trami has developed into a super typhoon and could start affecting Taiwan on Friday, according to the Central Weather Bureau. Trami, which was upgraded into a super t...

Heavy rain forecast for northern, eastern Taiwan on Monday

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Northern and eastern Taiwan can expect heavy rain on Monday due to the effects of northeasterly winds, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). CWB forecaster Chang Cheng-chua...

Trami intensifies into typhoon, may affect Taiwan next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tropical storm Trami (潭美), which is currently situated to the southeast of Taiwan in the Philippine Sea, developed into a typhoon on Sept. 23, and has potential to affect ...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - September 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Top news this week includes Tornado and waterspout hit Southeast Taiwan during Typhoon Mangkhut; Hair salon refuses to remove 'Nazi swastikas'; Director of Ta...

Tropical Storm Trami could pose threat to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A tropical depression expected to turn into Tropical Storm Trami (潭美) within 24 hours could pose a threat to Taiwan, experts said Friday. The depression was located near Guam...

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

A resident stands beside tin-roof houses swept away by ferocious winds of Typhoon Mangkhut, which set off deadly landslides and flooding in the northern Philippines before pounding Hong Kong and south...

WORLD SPORTS AT 1330 GMT

TOP STORIES: OLY--RUSSIAN DOPING VICTORIA, Seychelles — The World Anti-Doping Agency reinstates Russia, ending a nearly three-year suspension caused by state-sponso...

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...

Hiker who led rescuers on wild goose chase in Taiwan mountains to face NT$2 million in fines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A hiker who "escaped" from rescuers in the Central Mountain Range of Taiwan, only to call them again to airlift him out during Typhoon Mangkhut, is now facing over NT...

Japan's rugby World Cup prepares for typhoons, earthquakes

TOKYO (AP) — Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are concerned about it. So are those running next year's rugby World Cup in Japan, which opens in a year with Japan facing Russia on Sept. 20, 2019, ...

Rains set off landslide burying several in mid-Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine police official says at least three people died and several are feared buried in a landslide during heavy rains in the central Philippines. Po...

Philippine landslide shows poor often live in danger's path

ITOGON, Philippines (AP) — They're eerie photographs, probably the final images of a few Filipino villagers standing placidly outside low-slung buildings a day before the green mountainside behind the...

Hiker faces NT$130,000 fine for 'escaping' from rescue team in Taiwan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A hiker was fined after he "escaped" from a team dispatched to rescue him from the mountains in central Taiwan during Typhoon Mangkhut, only to request a second rescu...

WHAT'S HAPPENING: What will life be like after Florence?

MIAMI (AP) — Thousands of people are still in shelters in North Carolina anxiously waiting to find out if they have a home to go back to. Heavy rains and swelling rivers are still a major concern as r...

2018 Daniel Pearl World Music Day to be held at Taipei Hakka Cultural Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Originally planned for Saturday, Sept. 15, but delayed by Typhoon Margkhut, Taiwan will be celebrating the annual Daniel Pearl World Music Day this coming Sunday, Sept. 23...