Tropical storm Saudel to bring moisture to northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newly formed tropical storm Saudel will not make landfall in Taiwan, but it is expected to bring moisture to the northern and eastern parts of the country in the comin...

Photonics Festival in Taiwan: An integrated smart Industry chain

Innolux Corporation joins this exhibition to showcase its latest products. Meanwhile, Micro LED, Silicon Photonics, 5G Communication, Space Photonics and Military/Defense Photonics, plus Epidemic Prev...

N. Korea's Kim visit typhoon-hit area, warns of 'defeatism'

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited a typhoon-ravaged rural town and lambasted government agencies for “defeatism,” state media reported Wednesday. In ...

Water crisis looms in Taiwan in year of zero typhoons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government of Taiwan is asking the public to conserve water and brace for shortages as water levels at the country’s reservoirs dip to extreme lows due to an unu...

Asian shares mixed as China reports faster growth in trade

Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday, as investors were encouraged by strong growth in China's trade in September. An overnight rally on Wall Street, driven mainly by technology comp...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 13, the 287th day of 2020. There are 79 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 13...

Tropical storm unleashes rain, strong winds in south Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Tropical Storm Chan-hom brought powerful winds and rain to southern Japan on Saturday, with the weather bureau warning of landslides and flooding in most of the country. ...

Typhoon off southern Japan, heavy rain expected nationwide

TOKYO (AP) — A slow-moving typhoon off Japan's southern coast has triggered gusts and rain across a large part of the country and could bring heavy rains to the Tokyo region early next week, though it...

South Korea: Massive fire engulfs high rise block in Ulsan

A 33-storey apartment building in the South Korean city of Ulsan went up in flames early Friday after strong winds caused a fire to rise up through multiple floors. At least 88 people were being tre...

Typhoon nears Japan, heavy weekend rain expected in Tokyo

TOKYO (AP) — A typhoon approaching Japan could bring heavy rains to the Tokyo region over the weekend, weather officials said Thursday, urging residents to take precautions early. T...

CWB: Tropical storm likely to affect Taiwan during Double Ten holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression is intensifying in the Pacific Ocean and is likely to develop into a storm, affecting northern Taiwan during the Double Ten national holiday, accordi...

North Korea on virus threat: 'Under safe and stable control'

North Korea on Tuesday called on the world's governments to “display effective leadership” in the fight against COVID-19 and said its own measures against the pandemic, which it called “preemptive, ti...

Storm heading northward toward Japan packing winds, downpour

TOKYO (AP) — A tropical storm developing in the Pacific Ocean, was slowly sweeping toward Japan on Tuesday, threatening the main island of Honshu with heavy rainfall and harsh winds. ...

Major dams in Taiwan show alarmingly low water levels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese are urged to conserve water as the nation's three major reservoirs report alarmingly low storage levels. The Tsengwen (曾文), Shihmen (石門), and Feitsui (翡翠)...

Satellite images show N. Korea preparing for military parade

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is preparing for a massive military parade in its capital to mark the 75th anniversary of its ruling party next month, satellite images indicated Friday, even as ...