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View fireflies on Taipei’s Tiger Mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) is organizing activities on Taipei’s Tiger Mountain to enable people to view the fireflies that come out this time o...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

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Indian Holi Festival celebrates diversity in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The Indian Holi Festival, hosted by Bhartiya Kar-Seva Mandali Taiwan (BKMT) and attended by hundreds, painted Taipei with vibrant colors on Saturday (April 11). Taipei&r...

Taiwanese company to launch 1st enterovirus 71 vaccine in 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Hsinchu-based pharmaceutical company announced on Sunday (April 11) that it has completed the final phase of clinical trials for its enterovirus 71 (EV71) vaccine and is...

Additional COVID-19 vaccination points set up in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Around 114 COVID-19 vaccination booths have been established across Taiwan, while 50 more will be set up after April 16, according to a health official. Taipei Mayor Ko...

New COVID fatality brings death toll to 11 in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Sunday (April 11) announced one more COVID-19 death — someone infected with the virus during the Taoyuan General Hospit...

Taiwan Army makes budget preparations for hangar construction at Taitung's Fengnian Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Army is moving forward with budget preparations for its plan to station some of its AH-64E Apache helicopters at Taitung’s Fengnian Airport for training purposes...

Storm brewing near Guam unlikely to relieve Taiwan drought: Meteorologist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said on Sunday (April 11) that the development of a tropical low-pressure weather system over waters south of Guam is weak and not expected t...

Death toll in Taiwan train derailment revised down to 49

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hualien police said on Sunday (April 11) they had overcounted the death toll of the April 2 derailment accident due to complexity and are now revising the number down ...

Taiwan Navy's domestically produced transport ship to be launched in late April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Navy’s domestically built amphibious transport dock, named “The Yushan,” is scheduled to be launched later this month and will be able to transition ...

Ramsey Clark, attorney general under Johnson, dies at 93

NEW YORK (AP) — Ramsey Clark, the attorney general in the Johnson administration who became an outspoken activist for unpopular causes and a harsh critic of U.S. policy, has died. He was 93. ...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Saturday, April 10, 2021 _____ City/Town, Country;Saturday's Weather Condition;Saturday's High Temp (F);Saturday's Low Temp (F);Sund...

Global Forecast-Celsius

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Taiwan saw 12,000 more deaths than births in first quarter of 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During the first quarter of the year, a total of 47,626 people passed away while only 34,917 births were registered, underscoring the rapid aging of Taiwan’s populat...