Rain warnings issued for western Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Weather throughout Taiwan will be unstable and wet on Sunday, with rain warnings issued for western Taiwan and offshore islands, according to the Central Weather Bureau. Brief showe...

Taiwan faces rainy week ahead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan, and especially the northern part, faces a cool and rainy week ahead, the Central Weather Bureau warned Saturday (April 13). The passage of a front and the strengtheni...

Dead pig floating off Taiwan island of Matsu diagnosed with African swine fever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The carcass of a hog found on the offshore island of Matsu earlier this month was diagnosed with African swine fever on Tuesday (April 9), leading to a week-long ban on the tran...

Taiwan’s Penghu County Government goes to China to promote firework festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the 2019 Penghu International Firework Festival will kick off a month from now, Penghu County Government today (March 17) went to Xiamen City in China’s southeast...

Booking of flights to Taiwan’s offshore islands for 228 holiday available Dec 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Are you planning to have a vacation on Penghu, Kinmen, or Matsu during the four-day 228 Peace Memorial Day holiday in 2019? If so, you should book your flights early. B...

10 new offshore water dispensers relieve Taiwan island of using PET bottles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said it put ten public water dispensers into use on the island of Little Liuqiu less than a month ago, and ...

Typhoon Trami to bring heavy rain to northern Taiwan for next 2 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the periphery of Typhoon Trami begins to approach Taiwan today, a heavy rain alert for six counties and cities in northern Taiwan has been issued by the Central Weather...

Typhoon Jebi formed over Pacific islands unlikely to hit Taiwan   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Central and southern Taiwan will continue to suffer heavy downpour and flooding for over two days, and a new typhoon formed in the early morning of Aug. 28 but will n...

China might provoke a crisis to take Taiwan’s smaller islands: US expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Considering China’s recent aggressive moves, the communist country might try and provoke a crisis during which it would occupy Taiwan’s offshore islands, an expert i...

Air ambulances stationed in Taiwan’s Penghu inaugurated on August 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A brand new AgustaWestland AW169 helicopter carrying part of its medical flight crew took off from Taichung Airport in central Taiwan on Tuesday (Ju...

10 'island hosts' ready to explore and market Taiwan’s offshore islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--At a press conference in Taipei on on Wednesday (July 25), Tourism Bureau Director-General Chou Yung-hui (周永暉) met the 10 “island hosts” selected from a recruiting ac...

New book about Taiwan’s 10+ charming islands published

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Do you know that Taiwan has a total of more than 300 off-shore islands? The country’s Tourism Bureau has designated 2018 as the “Year of Bay Tourism” to pr...

Taiwan's offshore islands of Kinmen and Matsu see increased travel volume

The travel volume between Taiwan's offshore islands of Kinmen and Matsu via the three mini-links with China in the first half of this year has grown year-on-year, the Maritime Port Bureau said Fri...

Sea warning issued in Taiwan for Super Typhoon Maria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Super Typhoon Maria rapidly closes in on Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a sea warning at 2:30 p.m. this afternoon (July 9), with a land warning likely befor...

Ships between Taitung and offshore islands in southeastern Taiwan to be suspended due to Typhoon Maria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Passenger ship companies in Taitung County, eastern Taiwan have announced that the operation of all ships between Taitung and either of the offshore islands of Orchid Island...