Beach in east Taiwan's Yilan closed after five deaths

Mystery Beach in Nan'ao Township, Yilan County has been closed until Sept. 14 following the deaths of five people who were swept out to sea by rogue waves Sunday during the passage of a typhoon no...

Taiwan's northeastern coast to close for 10 days to investigate 6 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Mystery Beach in Nanao of Taiwan's Yilan County will close for examination for ten days, starting on Sept. 5, after six deaths and one person went missing over the cou...

Rogue waves claim 6 lives over 2 days in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Rogue waves have claimed six lives over the course of two days on the beaches of northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County as Typhoon Jebi, the strongest storm observed the p...

Photo of the Day: Treacherous waves in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American consultant living in Hualien City captured photos of massive waves battering a sea wall ​in the eastern Taiwan city as Typhoon Jebi churns in th...

Strong waves claim another life on coast of Taiwan's Yilan County Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A day after uncommonly strong waves struck the coast of Taiwan’s Yilan County on Sunday, Sept.2, resulting in three deaths and three persons still missing, another v...

Update: 5 dead 1 missing after rogue waves strike NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three separate drowning incidents were reported on two beaches in Yilan County within the space of two hours yesterday afternoon (Sept. 2), with the death toll now st...

3 drowning incidents at Yilan coast in northeastern Taiwan cause 2 deaths, 4 missing, and 1 injured

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Two people died, four were missing, and one girl was injured in three drowning incidents at two beaches in Yilan County on Sunday, according to a Central News Agency report....

Taiwan political commentator Yang Wei-chung drowns saving daughter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese political commentator and former Kuomintang (KMT) spokesman, Yang Wei-chung (楊偉中), drowned while trying to rescue his 11-year-old daughter while his family ...

Two drowning incidents in northeastern Taiwan leave one dead and one in critical condition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Two droning incidents in Yilan County on Sunday (Aug. 26) left one person dead and another in critical condition, according to a Central News Agency report on the same day. ...

Taiwanese teenager drowns in Alabama, father missing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 17-year-old boy from Taiwan was found dead after going for a swim in the U.S. state of Alabama, while his father was still missing, reports said Friday. The father, a...

4 children orphaned after parents drown trying to save them from New Taipei river

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Four children became orphans yesterday after both their parents drowned trying to rescue two of them from a river in New Taipei City's Shuangxi District yesterday...

Chinese student in critical condition after drowning

Taipei, May 6 (CNA) A Chinese exchange student rescued from a drowning accident that took place in Taiwan's eastern Yilan County has remained in coma after being taken to a hospital, the county...

One man drowns, another in a coma in separate incidents in Kenting waters

One person has drowned and one left in a coma after nearly drowning in separate incidents on Sunday in Kenting waters, according to Pingtung County’s Bureau of Fire and Emergency Services. Th...