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Remains of F-16V pilot found in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Suspected remains of the crashed F-16V pilot were found by search and rescue teams on Thursday (Jan. 13). During a training exercise off Chiayi County's Dongshi Tow...

Crews rescue 21 people on stuck tram cars in New Mexico

New Mexico search and rescue crews used ropes and helicopters Saturday to rescue 21 people who were stranded overnight in two tram cars after an iced-over cable caused the cars to get stuck high up in...

Charter flights to facilitate Taiwan aid in global rescue missions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A drill took place on Monday (Dec. 13) at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in which the country tested its ability to mobilize resources for global rescue missions...

At least 1 dead from mudslides in Canada after heavy rains

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The body of a woman was recovered from one of the mudslides caused by extremely heavy rainfall in the Pacific coast Canadian province of British Columbia, authoritie...

Body of 8-year-old girl found after flash flood in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Search and rescue personnel on Thursday (Oct. 21) found the body of an eight-year-old girl, following a deadly flash flood in New Taipei City on Saturday (Oct. 16). At ...

Body of missing teen found after flash flood in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Search and rescue personnel on Wednesday morning (Oct. 20) found the body of a young female on the lower reaches of Jialing Pond, following a deadly flash flood in New Tai...

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...