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Video shows bikers barely avoid rockslide during 6.8 quake in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video appeared on Monday (Sept. 19) showing riders barely avoid being struck by a rockfall as a magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck southeastern Taiwan. At 2:44 p.m., a mag...

Taiwanese climber found dead in mountains 12 days after disappearance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taoyuan City sports official was found dead on a mountain 12 days after he disappeared during hiking, reports said Friday (Dec. 24). The 37-year-old man, surnamed Lee...

Mali seeking French former hostage who returned without visa

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Malian authorities said Wednesday they are searching for a French woman who spent four years as an al-Qaida hostage and who now has returned to the West African country despite bei...

Rescue operations triple as more Taiwanese travel in mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Airborne Service Corps (NASC, 空中勤務總隊) saw the number of its rescue operations triple over the past year compared to 2019, as more Taiwanese took to the mounta...

Three Taiwanese mountaineers survive Annapurna avalanche

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three Taiwanese mountaineers were thought to have survived an avalanche in the Himalayas’ Annapurna massif while four South Koreans and their two Nepali guides were ...