Heavy rain alert issued in 15 counties, cities as Tropical Storm Danas dances around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Storm Danas has shifted east and no longer poses a direct threat to Taiwan, but a heavy rain alert has been issued for 15 counties and cities as its periphery lashes t...

Tropical Storm Danas to move further east off Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The threat posed to Taiwan by Tropical Storm Danas was less serious than assumed earlier as the Central Weather Bureau said Wednesday (July 17) evening that its route was ...

Taiwan's CWB issues land warning for Tropical Storm Danas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) at 11:30 a.m. this morning (July 17) has issued a land warning for Tropical Storm Danas, while a second tropical storm is in the works...

Taiwan’s Taichung touts digital governance at Asia Pacific Cities Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taichung City government shared its experience in digital governance with participants at the 2019 Asia Pacific Cities Summit & Mayors’ Forum taking place be...

Palau vice president embarks on i-Ride in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Palau Vice President Raynold B. Oilouch was offered a rare opportunity to learn about Taiwan through a thrilling i-Ride at Breeze NanShan department store's flying the...

Taiwan WTO delegation hosts Orchid Exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s delegation of representatives at the World Trade Organization (WTO) recently hosted the opening of the third annual Orchid Flower Exhibition in Geneva, whic...

Hong Kong-Taiwan dragon boat crew sets sail from Pingtung to Orchid Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Around 5:30 a.m. Sunday morning (June 9) an adventurous crew of 18 sailed a dragon boat out to sea, setting off from Xinghai Fishing Port (興海漁港) in Pingtung County, headed...

Southern Taiwan's Orchid Island to host pig-catching contest in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Orchid Island (蘭嶼) in Taitung County will host a hog-catching contest in an attempt to reduce its population of wild pigs, which are causing havoc for local residents. ...

Three new Taiwan orchid varieties pique interest of European, US buyers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has successfully cultivated three new orchid varieties under the genus of Dendrobium, which have been registered by Great Britain's leading gardening organizati...

Enjoy ‘Dancing Lady Orchids’ at Taipei's CKS Shilin Residence Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei’s Parks and Street Lights Office (PSLO) is holding an oncidium exhibition at New Orchid Pavilion (新蘭亭), CKS Shilin Residence Park from now until June 9, PSLO said ...

CWB issues extremely heavy rain advisory for N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to the arrival of a weather front today (May 20) the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for 21 of Taiwan's 22 counties and cities. The CWB...

Taiwan orchid exhibition kicks off in Paraguay

The Taiwan orchid exhibition kicked off May 10 in Paraguay, spotlighting the nation’s expertise in flower cultivation and strengthening agricultural and business exchanges with the South America...

Taiwan movies battle for top honors at Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

Taiwan movies “Cities of Last Things” and “Long Time No Sea” are battling for top honors at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival May 2-10, according to the Ministry of C...

Carrie Underwood lifting up women on new Cry Pretty 360 tour

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When Carrie Underwood was plotting out her upcoming Cry Pretty Tour 360, she realized she had selected an all-female lineup with opening acts Maddie & Tae and Runaway June....

The Jade Lounge and clé de peau BEAUTÉ presents Power of Radiance Afternoon Tea

Leading the dining scene with creativity and enthusiasm, Mandarin Oriental, Taipei is set to offer diners in town a variety of exciting and appetising culinary creations. Starting now until 19 May, Th...