Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Spicy shrimp chips pulled from shelves in Taiwan for prohibited additive

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Spicy shrimp chips, sold under the brand name Hsia Wei Hsien (蝦味先), produced by Yu Zong Foods (裕榮食品), were pulled from the shelves on Tuesday (Feb. 20) in Kaohsiung after ...

Sweet potato, rice, and sugarcane: Local distillers promote Taiwanese flavors

Taiwan has long enjoyed an abundance of agricultural products. Moreover, rice, sweet potatoes, and sugarcane can do more than serve as foods: they can also be used to make alcoholic beverages. While o...

Chili pepper powder tested for industrial dye in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Department of Health reacted to a tip on Wednesday (Feb. 7) that a red chili pepper powder on the market was processed with the industrial dye, Sudan I...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocked east Taiwan at 2:11 a.m. on Monday (Jan. 29), according to the Central Weather Administration (CWA). The epicenter of the temblor was ...

Cold wave leads to 145 deaths in Taiwan over 2 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's cold wave has been attributed to 145 deaths from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) over the past two days and nearly 300 since Saturday (Jan. 20). As t...

Cold wave hits 21 counties, cities in Taiwan low of 4.6 C recorded

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Administration (CWA) on Tuesday (Jan. 23) issued a cold surge advisory for 21 counties and cities in Taiwan It dropped to 4.6 C at 6:30 a.m. in Dah...

Taiwan to launch new Navy Sea Control Missile Command

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Sea Control Missile Command for the Navy will be established this year and based in western Taiwan. Taiwan plans to establish the command to respond to the continuo...

Photo of the Day: 16,000 lanterns on Taiwan's Taiping Old Street

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Instagrammer captured this spectacular sea of 16,000 hand-painted lanterns as Yunlin County's Douliu City showcases its annual lantern festival that runs through Ma...

Taiwan issues 17 cold surge advisories, Miaoli hits low of 7.2 C

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Administration (CWA) has issued cold surge advisories in 17 counties and cities. The CWA said temperatures will be affected by a strong continental ...

Temperatures could drop below 8 C in north Taiwan next 2 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a continental cold air mass arrives in Taiwan on Wednesday (Jan. 10), the mercury in the north could drop to 8 C on Thursday and Friday (Jan. 11-12). Meteorologist D...

Taiwan's skies mostly clear on New Year's Eve, low of 11 C

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will see mostly clear skies on New Year's Eve, but temperatures in flat areas could drop to 11 C. Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said on Thursday morning (Dec...

The sweet taste of premium coffee: Making the Rounds of Taiwan’s coffee estates

Chiayi’s Alishan is famous for its sunrises, sunsets, and “sea of clouds,” and for its world-renowned “high mountain” teas. Now coffee shrubs are starting to appear as we...

Central Taiwan drops to 7.5 C as cold weather continues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It was cold across Taiwan on Monday morning (Dec. 25), with a low of 7.5 C in Nantou County’s Zhongliao Township. Chiayi County’s Zhuqi Township reported lo...

Labor movement takes to the streets of Taipei ahead of elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An estimated 2,000 workers took part in a labor protest in Taipei City Saturday (Dec. 23), three weeks ahead of presidential and legislative elections. While promoting ...

Taiwan’s cold front weakens, temperatures rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Administration (CWA) said Saturday (Dec. 23) that a weakening cold wave was responsible for a warming Taiwan. There were highs of 20 C around much o...