Cyber, Climate Risks and Human Error Threaten Shipping’s Safety Progress, According to New Allianz Report

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 18, 2018--Large shipping losses have declined 38% over the past decade, according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty’s (AGCS) Safety & Shipping Review 2018,...

Taiwan is likely to see the tenth tropical storm of this year   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – While Tropical Storm Son Tinh has strengthened and brought rain to parts of Taiwan Tuesday, a new tropical depression is likely to emerge as the tenth tropical s...

Tropical Depression Son-Tinh nearing Philippines, will bring rain to southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Depression Son-Tinh has started to pick up speed and is headed toward the northern Philippine island of Luzon, bringing wind and rain to the northern Philippines ...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - July 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Top news this week includes Typhoon season is to move into higher gear; Typhoon holiday timing causes havoc on Taipei MRT; Son of Malaysian ex-leader spotted dining with a...

Typhoon Son Tinh likely to emerge on Monday: Taiwan forecasters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A tropical depression near Guam was likely to turn into Tropical Storm Son Tinh (山神) on Monday, but it was still too early to tell if it would ever impact Taiwan, forecast...

Taiwan's Apache attack helicopters to be commissioned Tuesday: MND

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's Army will hold a ceremony Tuesday to officially commission all its Apache attack helicopters purchased from the United States, after nearly four years of combat evaluation...

Taiwanese weather official calls Typhoon Maria ‘a wonderful typhoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For a country used to coping with disasters brought upon by typhoons during summer, Taiwan is considered lucky by some weather officials to have been spared serious damage...

14 national forest recreational areas across Taiwan closed during Typhoon Maria reopened

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Fourteen national forest recreational areas across Taiwan closed during Typhoon Maria have been reopened after the typhoon had moved away from the island, the Forestry Burea...

Photo of the Day: Grabbing infinity stone from Taipei 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Monday, the eve of the arrival of Typhoon Maria, a Taiwanese American captured this fanciful photo of a himself seeming to pinch the sun next to Taipei 101 as it sets o...

Taiwan weather expert sees one typhoon a week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the typhoon season is moving into a higher gear, one typhoon or tropical storm could emerge every week, though not all of them would have an impact on Taiwan, a weather...

Celine Dion sings in Taiwan for the first time ever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Worldwide superstar diva Celine Dion sang in concert for the first time in Taipei last night (July 11), the first of three scheduled shows for the singer at the Taipei Arena an...

New Taipei police help old lady suffering dementia lost on typhoon night find her way home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Two police officers found an 80-year-old lady suffering from dementia lost in the street of Xizhi District, New Taipei City on Tuesday night, when Typhoon Maria wa...

1 dead, 8 injured from Typhoon Maria in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- One person has reportedly died and eight people have been injured as the result of Typhoon Maria, according to TVBS and the Central Emergency Operation Center.   A...

New Taipei’s independent decision to declare July 11 ‘a typhoon day off’ breaks a long-lasting consensus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—New Taipei City Government’s decision at 9 p.m. on Tuesday to declare Wednesday (July 11) to be a typhoon day off broke a tradition established among the three municip...

Woman trapped for 14 hours on sea slope during Typhoon Maria rescued in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A female taxi driver who stopped by the side of the road in eastern Taiwan's Hualien soon found herself clinging for her life on the ledge of a sea slope ove...