Magnitude 5.1 earthquake rocks eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan at 9:42 p.m. tonight (Nov. 29), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 70...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocks southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolted southeastern Taiwan at 3:19 p.m. today (Nov. 16), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 86.8...

Taiwanese schoolchild’s plea for help to repair home receives warm response

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese student’s plea to help repair his family's house has received a warm response from a local charity, which took action on Sunday (Nov. 8) to turn the ...

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake jars eastern Taiwan as Atsani approaches

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan at 9:40 a.m. Friday morning (Nov. 6), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 1...

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rocks southeast Taiwan as Atsani nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted southeast Taiwan at 2:36 a.m. Friday morning (Nov. 6), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was...

Taiwan monkeys create chaos on school campus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Experts set off firecrackers on Friday morning (Oct. 23) to keep away a pack of Formosan macaques that have recently made a school campus their playground, harassing stude...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake shakes northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattled northeastern Taiwan at 11:39 p.m. this evening (Oct. 12), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...

GoShare launches electric scooter sharing in Taiwan’s Yunlin County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Yunlin County Government and Gogoro’s GoShare have teamed up to launch the first electric scooter sharing service in the county. After downloading the GoShare...

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake jolts southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.5 earthquake rattled southern Taiwan at 10:05 a.m. this morning (Oct. 5), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was ...

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake rattled northeastern Taiwan at 12:37 p.m. this afternoon (Sept. 30), with all of Taiwan proper feeling its shockwaves, according to the Central ...

Magnitude 5.3, 5.0 earthquakes rock eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two earthquakes in excess of magnitude 5.0 struck eastern Taiwan's Taitung County this morning (Sept. 29), with four lesser quakes striking in between, according to th...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rocks southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattled southeastern Taiwan at 9:37 a.m. this morning (Sept. 17), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...

Taiwan to feel impact of China's pollution this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Air pollution drifting down from China is expected to result in unhealthy air quality for western Taiwan well into Friday (Sept. 11), according to WeatherRisk Explore Inc....

Kuomintang launches referendum over US pork imports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) on Sunday (Sept. 6) announced that he has officially launched a referendum on the import of U.S. pork containing ractopamine,...

Google confirms plans to build 3rd data center in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tech giant Google confirmed Thursday (Sept. 3) plans to establish a data center in Yunlin County, the third such facility in the country as part of its “smart Taiwan...