Magnitude 4.3 earthquake jolts NE Taiwan, tremors felt in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocked northeast Taiwan's Yilan at 10:01 this morning, with greater Taipei and much of northern Taiwan feeling the tremors, while another qu...

My supreme experience of scaling one of ‘Taiwan 100 Mountains’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Scaling all of “Taiwan 100 Mountains” has been a goal in my life since I took up hiking about 20 years ago but, for several reasons, I hadn’t set fo...

Taiwan HSR now offering discount 'winter warmer' travel packages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan High Speed Rail (HSR) announced today that it will collaborate with 19 luxury hotels to provide discount “winter warmer” domestic holiday packages for c...

Mercury to drop by 6 degrees as wet weather hits northern, eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a northeast monsoon blows into Taiwan, the probability of rainfall has increased for northern and eastern parts of the country, and high temperatures are expected to drop by...

Red air pollution warning still in place for central, southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- While northeasterly winds have brought some respite from the frightening levels of air pollution seen in northern Taiwan over the past few days, a red warning is still in ...

Taiwanese designers showcase talent, artistry at Taipei IN Style 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Taipei IN Style fashion show and trade fair taking place this weekend at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park boasts dozens of impressive designer labels showcasin...

2018 Silver Grass Festival of Caoling Historic Trail kicks off Nov. 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Caoling Historic Trail in northeastern Taiwan is worth visiting any time of the year, and during this time of the year it is especially recommended due to the unparall...

Japanese manufacturer to fix design flaw in Taiwan Puyuma trains by November 11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Japanese manufacturer of the Puyuma Express trains has promised the government it will correct a design flaw by November 11, with testing and certification expected to...

Taiwan’s CPC Corp, Taipower to jointly develop geothermal energy in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan state-owned oil refiner CPC Corp. and Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) will work together to explore geothermal energy sources in Yilan Country, reported CNA. At ...

Taiwan to host 2018 Indigenous Peoples Economic Development Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Indigenous Peoples Economic Development Forum will take place at the Parkview Hotel in Hualien between Nov. 9 and 11. The event will seek to promote Taiwan&rsq...

Taiwan’s Water Resources Agency hosts international experts to improve waterway management

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Water Resources Agency (WRA) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs hosted an international exchange with experts from Japan and the Netherlands on Oct. 6, in a bid to im...

Taiwan weather warms up, nearing 30 degrees during daytime

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau says most of Taiwan will experience daytime highs of near 30 degrees Celsius over the next few days, as warm weather temporarily picks up again....

Taiwan fines importers of dioxin-tainted crabs from China a record US$3 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Two importers who brought dioxin-tainted crabs from China were being fined a record total of more than NT$100 million (US$3.26 million), but several tons of the product have alr...

Remnants of Typhoon Yutu to bring rain to northern Taiwan for next 2 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Tropical Storm Yutu (玉兔, Jade Rabbit) begins to peter out, its remnants will continue to bring rain to northern and eastern Taiwan through Saturday, according to the Ce...

Family who lost 8 to deadly derailment in NE Taiwan consoles driver 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The train driver of the Puyuma Express train No. 6432 which derailed in Taiwan's Yilan County on Oct. 21, was consoled by a family who lost eight o...