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Taiwan issues low temperature alert for 17 cities, counties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a yellow low temperature alert for all cities and counties north of Tainan as well as the outlying Kinmen County on Monday (Jan. 10...

Taiwan's Yushan sees first snow of 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first snow of 2022 started to fall on Yushan at 9 a.m. Friday morning (Jan. 7), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The CWB observed that snow began fall...

Snow falls once more in Taiwan on mountains after Christmas holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's highest peaks received further snow on Monday (Dec. 27) after brief snowfalls on Christmas Day. More than 2 centimeters of snow was reported on Yushan'...

Another cold air mass to arrive in Taiwan on New Year’s Eve: Meteorologist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Another cold air mass is expected to arrive in Taiwan on New Year’s Eve, while the current one will begin to weaken on Tuesday (Dec. 28), meteorologist Daniel Wu sai...

Central Weather Bureau staff rescue hiker on Yushan on Christmas Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Staff members working at the Central Weather Bureau’s (CWB) Yushan weather station joined a search-and-rescue mission after a hiker reportedly lost her way on Friday...

Snow falls on Taiwan Yushan’s Main, North peaks on Christmas Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It began snowing on Yushan’s Main and North peaks at 6:37 a.m. on Saturday (Dec. 25), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) reported. As a cold air mass moves southwar...

Yushan National Park warns visitors of food-snatching monkeys

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Visitors, especially those on scooters, should beware of Formosan rock monkeys in the Tataka area, as they have learned to steal food and open vehicle compartments, said t...

Taiwan's Yushan, Xueshan, Hehuanshan likely to have white Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that mountains over 3,000 meters in altitude are likely to see snow on Christmas Day. The strongest cold air mass thus far thi...

Woman falls to death while climbing Yushan South Peak in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 42-year-old woman surnamed Hu (胡) is presumed to have fallen to her death while climbing central Taiwan's Yushan by herself on Tuesday (Dec. 14). On Monday (Dec. ...

Hunting the Leonard A1 Comet in Taiwan

The Leonard A1 Comet (LA1C) has taken the internet by storm lately — not to be confused with Leonardo the movie star or the A.1. steak sauce — and lived up to astronomy fans’ “...

Hiker carried down Taiwan’s highest mountain after suffering stroke

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a hiker showed symptoms of a stroke at Paiyun Lodge near Yushan’s Main Peak, rescue team members carried the individual down 8.5 kilometers in the middle of th...

Snow falls on Taiwan’s Yushan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yushan, Taiwan’s highest peak, saw 2 centimeters of snow on Saturday morning (Nov. 13) as seasonal northeasterly winds brought wet, cold weather to the country. S...

Taiwan boosts incentive to woo foreign academic talent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced an increased budget for the Yushan Scholar Program in 2022 to attract top-notch international academics. Launched in 2017,...

Panelists assess Taiwan's New Southbound Policy at Yushan Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A panel of international leaders and experts on Friday (Oct. 8) shared their perspectives on increasing Taiwan’s presence in the Indo-Pacific via the country’s...

Taiwan to adjust New Southbound Policy after COVID-19 pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Manufacturing, public health and education will become even more important for Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy once the COVID-19 pandemic is over, Minister without Po...