Wet, cool weather forecast in Taiwan

Taiwan will see wet and cool weather Wednesday due to increased moisture in the air accompanied by northeasterly winds and a cloud system from southern China moving eastward, the Central Weather Burea...

16 stations flash red air pollution alerts in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today said that due to poor diffusion conditions as the northeast monsoon weakens, there has been a continuous accumulation o...

Kaohsiung ranks as having worst PM2.5 levels in Taiwan in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kaohsiung City was ranked as having the worst levels of PM2.5 air pollution out of all cities and counties in Taiwan last year, even though the city experienced a 24 decrease i...

Indian firefighters battle air pollution in New Delhi

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities have ordered firefighters in the capital to sprinkle water from high-rise buildings to settle dust and stop garbage fires and have banned construction activity amid...

Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen gives out 10,000 bottles of air from Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of celebrations to mark her inauguration and to demonstrate her determination to fight the city's notorious air pollution, Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕) of the ...

Northeast monsoon to bring cold, wet weather to N. Taiwan through weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that as a northeast monsoon strengthens, strong winds will be observed on the coastal areas and northern Taiwan will see cold, wet wea...

Taiwan EPA to send air pollution text alerts if AQI exceeds 200

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) yesterday announced that it is testing an air pollution text alert system that will go into effect by the end of this month, h...

Weather turning cooler, wetter in northern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today said that northeastern winds will gradually increase this afternoon as a front passes over the waters north of Taiwan, increasing the pro...

12 stations flash red pollution alerts in central, southern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to poor diffusion conditions and an accumulation of pollutants, the air quality in central and southern Taiwan is still poor with harmful levels of pollution reported in 30...

Rivers leads Chargers to 6th straight win, 20-6 over Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers threw two touchdown passes, Melvin Gordon gained 165 yards and the Los Angeles Chargers won their sixth straight game, 20-6 over the struggling Oakland Raiders on ...

Anti-pollution protesters take to the streets in Taiwan's Yunlin County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Citizens took to the streets today (Nov. 11) in Taiwan’s Yunlin County (雲林) as part of a non-partisan “Third Force” anti-pollution protest march. ...

Red air pollution warning in place for central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Air quality across Taiwan continues to be poor, with potentially harmful air quality recorded across 21 locations in central and southern Taiwan on Nov. 11 at 12.00 p.m. ...

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 ...

Western Taiwan struck by 'unhealthy' air for second day in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Unsightly and "unhealthy" air quality continues to hover over western Taiwan for the second straight day, with 58 weather stations reporting harmful levels of air pol...

Air pollution reaches frightening levels in central and southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Frightening levels of air pollution have been captured on camera by residents of Tainan City (台南) in southern Taiwan today. Smoggy skies loom over much of Taiwan’...