Taiwanese CAL Airbus A330 loses computer systems during landing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an unprecedented incident, the pilots of a China Airlines (CAL) Airbus A330 had to switch to manual braking during a landing in Taipei because three computer systems lo...

South Africa marks Youth Day with masks, social distancing

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — With calls to protect each other against COVID-19, nearly 200 young South Africans, wearing face masks and keeping a distance, marked the country's Youth Day holiday, the 44th anni...

Young people turned out to protest. Now, will they vote?

CHICAGO (AP) — Young adults have filled streets across the country on a scale not seen since the 1960s to protest for racial justice after the death of George Floyd. But whether that energy translates...

Young people turned out to protest. Now, will they vote?

CHICAGO (AP) — Young adults have filled streets across the country on a scale not seen since the 1960s to protest for racial justice after the death of George Floyd. But whether that energy translates...

The Latest: Slovenia proclaims end to virus epidemic at home

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause m...

Cool and rainy weather expected across Taiwan this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Temperatures in northern and northeastern Taiwan dropped on Wednesday morning (April 22) under the influence of a northeasterly draft. Cool and rainy weather is expecte...

Alabama's 5-star freshman QB getting acclimated to college

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Aside from being 2,000 miles away from his home in Southern California, the most challenging part of Alabama freshman quarterback Bryce Young's transition to college was dea...

Heavy rains, flooding pummel Cairo and parts of Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — Heavy rains pummeled the Egyptian capital of Cairo and other parts of the country Monday, causing massive traffic jams and flooding on many key roads. The downpour also ...

Cold surge brings snow to mountainous areas of Taiwan

Snow fell in mountainous areas of Taiwan on Tuesday (Jan. 28) as the first cold surge of the winter season hit the country along with abundant moisture from south China, according to the Central Weath...

Volcano erupts near Manila; villagers flee, airports shut

TAGAYTAY, Philippines (AP) — A small volcano near the Philippine capital that draws tourists for its picturesque setting in a lake erupted with a massive plume of ash and steam Sunday, prompting...

Snow falls on Taiwan's Xueshan, 1st of winter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Snow fell today (Dec. 6) on Taiwan's Xueshan, the first snow seen in the country this winter. Due to a combination of a northeast monsoon and southern cloud system,...

Mercury drops to 10 degrees Celsius in W. Taiwan, snow possible Fri.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold air mass blows into Taiwan, the western part of the country saw the mercury plunge to 10.3 degrees Celsius this morning (Dec. 3), while rain is in the forecast f...

Mercury in Taiwan to drop by 8 degrees today, cold temps to last 3 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The temperature today (Nov. 18) is expected to drop by 8 degrees compared to Sunday (Nov. 17) and is likely to pick up in northern and northeastern Taiwan over the next fe...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 10, the 314th day of 2019. There are 51 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Nov. 10, 1...

Northeasterly winds to bring 5 days of rain to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that moist northeast winds will bring rain to Taiwan for five days, starting on Thursday (Sept. 26), while Tropical Storm Mitag (...