Photo of the Day: Milk Tea Alliance barks for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the ranks of the "Milk Tea Alliance" continue to swell, a photo of the movement incorporated into the "Dust Storm Dog" meme surfaced over the weeken...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, April 14, the 105th day of 2020. There are 261 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 14...

Australian Open heats up, right in in time for semifinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The temperature topped 100 degrees F (38 degrees Celsius) in the first of the Australian Open women’s semifinals and got slightly warmer in the second, when Garbiñe Muguruz...

A glance at the Australian Open: two big rematches on Friday

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A quick look at the Australian Open: LOOKAHEAD TO FRIDAY Two big Grand Slam rematches are set for Melbourne Park, both from U.S. Opens p...

Red dust, rain hit weather-plagued Australian Open

Some of the so-called true blue courts at the Australian Open were coated in red after a rain front that lashed Melbourne overnight pushed through a dust storm from the northwest and left its mark on ...

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Today in History Today is Friday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2019. There are 32 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 29, 19...

Video shows pollution from China bearing down on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Air quality is expected to deteriorate throughout the day in Taiwan today (Nov. 18) as air pollution drifts south from China. As a northeast wind gradually strengthens,...

Taiwan's Yushan greeted by season's first frost

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's tallest peak, Yushan, was greeted with the season's first frost on Sunday (Nov. 17) morning, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has announced. CWB said t...

Taipei 101 disappears as China dust storm attacks Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a monstrous dust storm descends on Taiwan, "red" pollution alerts have been issued at weather stations across northern Taiwan, and visibility has become so po...

Monster China dust storm triggers red pollution alerts in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a massive dust storm from China begins to descend on Taiwan, over a dozen air quality monitoring stations in the north of the country and on outlying islands showed &qu...

China dust storm could hit Taiwan by tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese weather forecaster on Monday (Oct. 28) uploaded an ominous photo of a massive dust storm spotted over eastern China and warned that it could strike Taiwan by W...

Dust storm, lightning and rain kill at least 30 in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — A powerful dust storm, lightning and unseasonal rain have killed at least 30 people in central and western India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tweet Wednesday e...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, April 14, the 104th day of 2019. There are 261 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 14,...

Dust devil kills two, injures 20 in China's Henan Province

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two children were reportedly killed and numerous others injured after a whirlwind hit a fairground in China’s Henan Province. State-run media outlet CGTN reports ...

NASA about to pull plug on Mars rover, silent for 8 months

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is trying one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, before calling it quits. The rover has been silent for eight months, vi...