Taiwan government launches pomelo-flavored craft beers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has rolled out three new beers made with pomelo, a citrus fruit now in season that locals love to eat while barbecuing during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Brewed by ...

Google Taiwan to host digital education courses for teachers

Google Taiwan announced Thursday (Sept. 24) that it will host a series of courses, both in person and online, over the next few months aimed at helping teachers learn how to use digital education serv...

Taiwan ranked No. 1 on Agoda 2020 travel wish list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been ranked number one among the top 10 most-searched destinations in the second half of 2020, according to Agoda, an online travel agency and metasearch engine...

Meteorologist predicts spell of hot, sunny weather for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) on Monday (Sept. 14) predicted a spell of hot and sunny weather for Taiwan from Tuesday, when predominantly southern winds will begin to blow...

Taiwanese fishermen swept into sea by rogue waves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four fishermen have died while one in critical condition, and four others are wounded after they were swept into the sea by rogue waves while angling at the Daxi Fishery P...

Taiwan recalls half million non-medical grade Chinese masks within one day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first day of a recall of non-medical-grade masks imported from China and passed off as Taiwanese products by a local company brought in more than half a million masks,...

Taiwan company caught importing Chinese masks for ration program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan company on Thursday (Sept. 4) was ordered by the government to cease operations after it was found to have imported over 3 million non-medical grade masks from Ch...

Typhoon Maysak to come closest to Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Typhoon Maysak (梅莎) is predicted to come closest to Taiwan today (Aug. 31) and Tuesday (Sept. 1), with its periphery likely leading to rain and thunderstorms across much o...

TRTC to hold holiday fair at Maokong Gondola

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) has announced that it will hold a trial run of a holiday fair at the plaza beside the Maokong Gondola’s Taipei Zoo Station fr...

Taiwan issues sea warning as Tropical Storm Bavi takes shape

Update: 08/22 4:14 p.m. The CWB has added Taichung City and Taitung City to its heavy rain advisory list. It said 80 millimeters of rainfall or more is expected over a period of 24 hours. Meanwh...

Taiwan conducts 4 days of live-fire missile tests off east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid rising tensions and reports of large-scale military maneuvers by China, Taiwan is conducting four days of live-fire missile tests off its east coast, reports said Fri...

Norovirus found in mass food poisoning case at Taiwan's Chiaohsi hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Yilan County Public Health Bureau said Wednesday (Aug. 12) that several customers and employees in the mass food poisoning case at Hotel Royal Chiaohsi (礁溪老爺酒店) had te...

4.7 magnitude earthquake rattles northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolted northeast Taiwan at 9:01 a.m. today (Aug. 11), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was located...

Boat owners face charges for harassing dolphins off Taiwan's East coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The owners of two Taiwanese boats are facing charges of violating the Wildlife Conservation Act after they were caught chasing dolphins off the east coast. According to...

Taiwan issues sea, land warnings for Tropical Storm Mekkhala

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued sea and land warnings at 10:30 a.m. this morning (Aug. 10) after a tropical depression was upgraded to Tropical Storm Mekkhala (米克拉...