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Taiwan in for another cold spell early December: Meteorologist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Temperatures across Taiwan in the coming few days will continue to rise before the country is due for another cold spell from Dec.1, meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said. ...

Mercury could drop to 13 degrees in Taipei, snow possible in mountains by Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cold front could cause the mercury to drop to 13 degrees Celsius in Taipei and possibly bring snow to mountainous areas by Monday (Nov. 22), according to the Central Wea...

Mercury to drop by 10 degrees in northern Taiwan today as cold front arrives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that with the arrival of a cold front, temperatures in northern Taiwan this evening will be 10 degrees lower than the highs seen ...

Taiwan could see earliest cold air mass in 40 years next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan could see the earliest cold air mass in 40 years by next week, according to Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮). On Wednesday (Nov. 3), Wu predicted that a cold front ...

More Americans sign contracts to buy homes in March

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in March after two months of declines, pointing to a healthy housing market as summer approaches and the economy continues what i...

9 die in Taipei, New Taipei as cold air mass strikes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nine people died in Taipei and New Taipei on Sunday and Monday (March 21-22) as a cold air mass blew in from the north. On Sunday, a cold air mass struck the country, s...

Bats, birds among wildlife pummeled during Southern freeze

DALLAS (AP) — As many people in the southern U.S. hosted neighbors who had no heat or water during the vicious February storm and deep freeze, Kate Rugroden provided a refuge for shell-shocked bats. ...

German economy grew 0.3% in Q4, better than thought

BERLIN (AP) — The German economy grew 0.3% in last year's fourth quarter compared with the previous three-month period, official data showed Wednesday — a better performance than first thought. ...

Lesbos: Winter brings more suffering for refugees

Things have gone from bad to worse at the temporary Kara Tepe camp for displaced people on the Greek island of Lesbos. Residents posted images on the Now_you_see_me_moria Instagram account showing plu...

'A complete bungle': Texas' energy pride goes out with cold

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Anger over Texas' power grid failing in the face of a record winter freeze continued to mount Wednesday as millions of residents in the energy capital of the U.S. remained shiveri...

Business Highlights

___ Sign of inequality: US salaries recover even as jobs haven’t WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans as a whole are now earning the same amount in wages and salaries that t...

Cold front to hit Taiwan tonight, dropping mercury to 8 degrees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A continental cold air mass is poised to strike Taiwan this evening (Jan. 28) and send the mercury plunging to 8 degrees Celsius on Friday (Jan. 29). Meteorologist Dani...

Gobert shines as Utah Jazz rally past New York Knicks 108-94

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rudy Gobert had 18 points, 19 rebounds and four blocked shots, and the Utah Jazz beat the New York Knicks 108-94 on Tuesday night for their ninth consecutive win. ...

Cold front to hit Taiwan tomorrow, dropping mercury to 9 degrees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A continental cold air mass is poised to strike Taiwan on Thursday (Jan. 28), sending the mercury plunging to 9 degrees Celsius on Friday and Saturday (Jan. 29 and 30) and...

Cold air mass to strike Taiwan on Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A continental cold air mass set to arrive on Thursday (Jan. 28) will send the mercury plunging to as low as 9 degrees Celsius by Friday and Saturday (Jan. 29 and 30). M...