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Eastern Taiwan shuts down offices, schools amid landslide fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Even though Tropical Storm Kompasu had moved off to batter Hong Kong, the eastern counties of Hualien and Taitung still closed down offices and schools Wednesday (Oct. 13)...

Taiwan announces Sunday office and school closures for Typhoon Chanthu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City, New Taipei City, Keelung City, Yilan County, Hualien County and Taitung County announced their offices and schools would remain closed Sunday (Sept. 12) as Ty...

Taiwan prepares for office, school closures ahead of Super Typhoon Chanthu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Green Island and Orchid Island were the first parts of Taiwan to announce school and office closures for Saturday (Sept. 11) as Super Typhoon Chanthu barrels toward the co...

Chanthu will come closest to Taiwan on Sunday, typhoon holiday likely

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Super Typhoon Chanthu (璨樹) is set to come closest to Taiwan on Sunday (Sept. 12), and meteorologist and WeatherRisk Explore Inc. CEO Peng Chi-ming (彭啟明) predicts that a ty...

Taiwan may give pupils 'heat days'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As large parts of Taiwan sweltered under the heat Saturday (July 3), education officials said they are preparing to meet in August to consider giving pupils days off durin...

8 cities, counties in Taiwan cancel work, classes for Typhoon Lekima today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the periphery of Typhoon Lekima lashes northern Taiwan this morning, eight cities and counties have announced that they are halting work and classes today (Aug. 9). As of...

Breaking News: Taipei and north Taiwan to close down for Typhoon Lekima Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei, New Taipei, Keelung and Taoyuan were the first to announce the closure of schools and offices for Friday (August 9) as Typhoon Lekima was racing toward the norther...

Canadian tourist arrested third time for sexual assault in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Canadian tourist who has previously been arrested for sexually harassing two women, stalking a female TV news anchor and has relentlessly badgered Taiwan News, was arrested f...

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...

New Taipei, Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Yilan, Miaoli declare typhoon holiday, business as usual in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Typhoon Maria lashes northern Taiwan, New Taipei City, Taoyuan City, Hsinchu City, Hsinchu County, Yilan County, Miaoli County, and Lienchiang County have declared a typhoon...

Northeast Taiwan’s Yilan, offshore island Matsu declare Wednesday a typhoon holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Yilan County and the offshore island of Matsu still declared Wednesday a typhoon holiday, but Taipei City and its surrounding areas of New Taipei and Keelung delayed the an...

Typhoon holiday timing causes havoc on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The start of the typhoon holiday in Taipei City at 4 p.m. Tuesday led to massive traffic chaos in the Taiwanese capital, with enormous crowds pouring into Mass Rapid Train...

Update: Super Typhoon Maria poised to pounce on Taiwan Tuesday

Update: 07/11 9:56 a.m. - The tail end of Typhoon Maria should be leaving the country by noon today (July 11), according to the CWB. Update: 07/10 10:22 p.m. - New Taipei City, Taoyuan City, Hsinc...

Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau to help local authorities with typhoon holidays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Beginning this typhoon season, the Central Weather Bureau will communicate with local government leaders by videoconferencing to provide them with the latest information n...

Yilan school announces 2.5 day typhoon closure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Though the Central Weather Bureau has forecast that Typhoon Talim will likely veer north and not directly make landfall in Taiwan and even before an sea warning had been issued...