Rogue waves claim 6 lives over 2 days in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Rogue waves have claimed six lives over the course of two days on the beaches of northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County as Typhoon Jebi, the strongest storm observed the p...

Mother, son killed by rogue wave, family laments not obeying Ghost Month taboo 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese family is lamenting that their loved ones had not heeded a grandmother's call to observe the taboo of avoiding swimming in the ocean during Ghost Month, reporte...

Update: 5 dead 1 missing after rogue waves strike NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three separate drowning incidents were reported on two beaches in Yilan County within the space of two hours yesterday afternoon (Sept. 2), with the death toll now st...

Slain Canadian English teacher reportedly had 'marijuana farm' in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As detectives unravel the multiple, twisted layers of the gruesome case of the murder and dismemberment of a Canadian English teacher in New Taipei City, it has been revea...

Large wave overturned B.C. whale-watching boat that killed 6

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canada's Transportation Safety Board says the capsizing of a whale-watching boat that killed five British nationals and one Australian was caused by a rogue wave hig...

Review: Rogue + Jaye debut 'Pent Up' is graceful, expressive

Rogue + Jaye, "Pent Up" (Tropicali Records) Zach Rogue and Courtney Jaye express themselves just fine on their debut, sprinkling "Pent Up" with a little indie dust over a graceful mi...

Family rescued from wave that throws them into tide pool

HANALEI, Hawaii (AP) — Fire officials say a family of three from Wisconsin was rescued from a rogue wave that swept them into a well-known tide pool called the Queen's Bath. Kauai Fi...

Wave hit Canada boat on 1 side while passengers on left side

TOFINO, British Columbia (AP) — Most of the passengers on a whale watching boat carrying 27 people that capsized off Vancouver Island were on the left side of the top deck when a wave struck the boat'...

5 Britons killed after whale boat sinks off Vancouver Island

TOFINO, British Columbia (AP) -- Investigators are trying to unravel the mystery of what caused a whale watching boat with 27 people on board to capsize off Vancouver Island in seemingly calm weather,...

Captain, crew of doomed ship loved the sea, despite dangers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The El Faro carried a crew of 33 when it sank in the Atlantic after losing engine power amid Hurricane Joaquin's 50-foot waves and 140 mph winds. One body has been sighted i...

Land warning for Typhoon Chan-hom lifted

Taipei, July 11 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau lifted land warning for Typhoon Chan-hom at 11:30 p.m. Friday and is expected to lift its sea warning Saturday afternoon. The ty...

College student swept away by rogue wave amid typhoon

Taipei, July 9 (CNA) A college student was carried away by a rogue wave Thursday in outlying Green Island southeast of Taiwan as Typhoon Chan-hom approaches the country. The man was ...

Coastal scenic area to intensify patrols after rogue wave attack

Taipei, Nov. 11 (CNA) Safety precautions will be tightened along Taiwan's northeastern coastal area after a rogue wave killed eight people in Gongliao District in New Taipei, the Tourism Bureau ...