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Body of NTNU student found after going missing while surfing in Taiwan’s Yilan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The body of a National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) student, surnamed Lin (林), washed ashore on Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 6) after he went missing while surfing with hi...

Taiwanese man carried away by river current while fishing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Miaoli City man surnamed Peng (彭) was washed away by a river current on Sunday afternoon (Sept. 12) while fishing. The Miaoli County Fire Bureau said that it received...

Bodies of Taiwanese father and son swept out to sea found

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The bodies of a father and son swept out to sea from a beach in the southern city of Kaohsiung on Sunday evening (July 25) were found on Monday, CNA reported. The fathe...

'Waiting is unbearable': Biden consoles Surfside families

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — President Joe Biden drew on his own experiences with grief and loss to comfort families affected by the Florida condo collapse, telling them to “never give up hope” even as the s...

Taiwan fighter jet wreckage recovered for crash investigation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wreckage from the F-5E fighter jet that crashed into the sea last October was transported to the Port of Kaohsiung on Saturday (May 1), a day after it was retrieved. Th...

Body of missing Taiwanese pilot found among reefs near Pingtung fishing harbor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The body of the missing pilot from the F-5E crash on March 22 has been found. Captain Pan Ying-chun (潘穎諄), who had been missing for weeks, was found by search and rescu...

Indonesia expands effort to recover crashed plane, victims

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — More searchers and rescuers joined the search Friday for wreckage and victims from an Indonesian plane that crashed last weekend in the Java Sea. The aerial...

Man found 40 days after jumping down ravine in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police on Tuesday (Dec. 15) found a man who had been missing for 40 days after he abandoned his scooter and jumped down a 100-meter ravine in central Taiwan. The Heping...

Mountaineer found dead at bottom of cliff in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The body of a lone mountaineer has been found at the bottom of a cliff on Taiwan’s Central Range Point and will be airlifted out on Sunday (Oct. 4). Taichung City...

Taiwan's Chief of General Staff among 8 dead in Black Hawk crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eight passengers aboard an Army UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter that crashed in the mountains of northern Taiwan this morning have died, including the Chief of the General St...

Italy urges donor conference for quake-struck Albania

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Italy's foreign minister on Wednesday urged an international donors' conference to raise funds for Albania following last month's earthquake that flattened buildings and killed ...

Update: 6 Filipino, Indonesian workers perish after NE Taiwan bridge collapse

Update: 10/03 12:40 p.m. At 11 a.m. on Thursday (Oct. 3), the body of the sixth and final missing fisherman was found. The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) Labor Center identified the dec...

The Latest: Another body found in Illinois plant rubble

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Search and rescue personnel have located and a...

Rain could hinder search for victims of California wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The search for remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bri...

The Latest: Firefighters work to contain S. California fire

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 7 a.m. Firefighters are working to extend containment lines around the vast area bu...