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Taiwan musicians to feature at 2021 SXSW Music Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four Taiwanese bands and musicians are set to perform at the 2021 South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival later this month, spotlighting unique Taiwanese cultural element...

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolts northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan at 10:24 p.m. this evening (March 4), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor ...

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake rattles southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.8 earthquake jolted southeastern Taiwan at 5:23 p.m. this afternoon (March 2), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...

Beach cleaning precedes annual opening of Taiwan’s Turtle Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau said on Saturday (Feb. 27) that it had organized and conducted a beach cleaning activity on Turtle Island off Taiwan’s northeastern coa...

Bus company urges cherry blossom-watchers to visit central Taiwan farm during week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuo-Kuang Motor Transportation Co., which is operating a package tour from Taipei and Yilan County to Taichung's Wuling Farm during cherry blossom season, on Thursday ...

Cold front hitting Taiwan today, dropping mercury to 9 degrees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A continental cold air mass is poised to strike Taiwan, dropping temperatures for the rest of the week to as low as 9 degrees Celsius in the north by Friday (Feb. 19) whil...

Northeast Taiwan likely to see traffic jams until 11 p.m.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The second day of the Lunar New Year, traditionally the day for visits to the wife’s parents, will see traffic jams on Freeway No. 5 from Yilan County in the directi...

Annong River Bikeway in Taiwan's Yilan provides safe haven for exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 13.5-kilometer bikeway that meanders along the banks of the Annong River in both Sanxiang and Dongshan townships, Yilan County, provides a safe and relaxing environment ...

Bus services to Wuling Farm in central Taiwan for cherry blossom season

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuo-Kuang Motor Transportation Co. is operating a bus service package tour from Taipei and Yilan County to Wuling Farm in central Taiwan during the 2021 Wuling Farm Cherry...

Train No. 422 from Taipei to Kaohsiung boasts ‘unparalleled sea views’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A train service that takes passengers more than halfway around Taiwan and treats them to “unparalleled sea views” is proving popular, CNA reported Saturday (Fe...

Taiwan’s Gogoro Network powered through innovative solutions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Imagine being asked to design and build totally new, green energy infrastructure for an entire country — from scratch. This was the goal given to Gogoro Network (...

CWB says multiple 5.0 quakes could be precursor for 8.5 earthquake this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of two powerful earthquakes over magnitude 5.0 on Tuesday morning (Feb. 9), a Central Weather Bureau (CWB) seismologist said they could be a precursor to a muc...

Taiwan hit by magnitude 5.5, 5.7 earthquakes 2 minutes apart

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was struck by magnitude 5.5 and 5.7 earthquakes only two minutes apart early this morning (Feb. 9), sending shockwaves across the country, according to the Central ...

Taiwan's 'Pokémon Go Grandpa' flooded with earthquake warnings on 72 phones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's famous "Pokémon Go Grandpa" found himself overwhelmed by a cacophony of emergency messages blaring from his armada of smartphones during Sund...

Rains forecast for parts of northern Taiwan beginning Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seasonal northeasterly winds will begin to affect areas north of Taoyuan and the northeastern part of Taiwan from Monday (Feb. 8), turning the weather cloudy and bringing ...