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Taipei, New Taipei, Keelung, Yilan, Hualien, Taitung announce office, school closures ahead of Typhoon Chanthu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a land warning for Super Typhoon Chanthu was issued by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) at 5:30 p.m. Friday night (Sept. 10) and with the eye of the storm just 210 kilo...

Taiwan investigates beach cleanup ahead of Typhoon Chanthu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taitung County Government is opening an investigation into why the township of Taimali allowed 20 people to start picking up litter from beaches the same day Super Typhoon...

Taiwan prepares for office, school closures ahead of Super Typhoon Chanthu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Green Island and Orchid Island were the first parts of Taiwan to announce school and office closures for Saturday (Sept. 11) as Super Typhoon Chanthu barrels toward the co...

Taiwan localities still close schools, offices Sunday due to torrential rain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the tropical depression following Tropical Storm Lupit was heading away from Taiwan, the country still saw local governments across the country declaring Sunday (Aug...

Winter storm coats Southern states with blanket of snow

A winter storm blew across Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi on Sunday, coating the region with a blanket of snow, forcing some school and government office closures, and fostering some play time for a...

UK encourages workers to return to the office

LONDON (AP) — The British government is encouraging workers to return to their offices amid concern that the number of people working from home during the coronavirus pandemic is hurting coffee bars, ...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Aug. 6 The Khaleej Times on the explosion in Beirut, Lebanon: ...

Immigration courts reopen despite rising coronavirus cases

BALTIMORE (AP) — Three immigration courts reopened Monday as the government extended its push to fully restart the clogged system despite rising coronavirus cases in states where many of the small cou...

The Latest: California closes all downtown state buildings

The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: ___ SAN FRA...

'Disastrous' rain hammering southern, central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today (May 22) issued heavy to torrential rain advisories for 20 out of Taiwan's 22 cities and counties, while school and off...

White House shifts from raising alarms to reopening country

WASHINGTON (AP) — For weeks, the Trump administration played up the dangers of the coronavirus as it sought to persuade Americans to disrupt their lives and stay home. Now, as President Donald Trump a...

Google employees return to work after Taiwan office shutdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Google Taiwan reopened its office Monday (Feb. 3) after shutting it down Jan. 29 in response to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Google Taiwan's decision to close...

Taiwan's Hualien County suddenly announces office, school closures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although seven other counties and cities had already announced office and school closures on Sunday evening (Sept. 29) in anticipation of Typhoon Mitag's arrival, Hual...

Typhoon land warning expanded to 12 Taiwan counties, cities as Mitag nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has expanded its sea and land warnings to 12 counties and cities in Taiwan as Tropical Storm Mitag has intensified into a typhoon, and its...

Breaking News! Work, classes canceled in 5 Kaohsiung districts due to torrential rains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Work and classes have been canceled in five districts as of noon today (Aug. 15) in Kaohsiung as torrential rain is causing treacherous conditions. As heavy rains continue t...