Mercury to drop to 19°C as northeasterly winds hit northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As three northeasterly winds are coming up this week to bring temperatures down, the probability of rainfall has increased for northern, northeastern, and central parts of...

Why fake news is having a major influence on Taiwan’s election

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- "The President of France has been assassinated," screamed out a LINE notification on my cell phone earlier this week. I was shocked and fumbled with my pin co...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 8, the 312th day of 2018. There are 53 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 8, 20...

Aid group flies supplies to typhoon-struck Pacific islands

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina-based relief organization is flying tons of emergency supplies to a U.S. island territory in the Pacific Ocean struggling to recover from a massive typhoon lat...

65,000 trainers attend opening day of Pokémon GO event in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 65,000 trainers (Pokémon GO players), including foreigners, attended the opening day of the Pokémon GO Safari Zone event yesterday (Nov. 1) in the ...

Remnants of Typhoon Yutu to bring rain to northern Taiwan for next 2 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Tropical Storm Yutu (玉兔, Jade Rabbit) begins to peter out, its remnants will continue to bring rain to northern and eastern Taiwan through Saturday, according to the Ce...

Cruise liner 'Amsterdam' makes first visit to Keelung in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Around noon on Nov. 1, the “Amsterdam” cruise liner made its first port call in Taiwan’s Keelung, where it will remain until 6:00 p.m. on Nov. 2 as trave...

Typhoon Yutu kills 15 in Philippines, work and classes canceled on Taiwan's Orchid Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At least 15 were killed when Typhoon Yutu lashed the Philippines yesterday, while the storm sets its sights on Taiwan, Orchid Island has announced that offices and schools...

4 survivors, 3 dead, several missing in Philippine landslide

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials say rescuers have pulled out four survivors and three bodies but several more were missing after a massive landslide set off by a typhoon crashed down o...

Typhoon Yutu buries 31 in Philippine landslide, now winding its way toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Yutu, which has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but is expected to strengthen into a typhoon again, has killed six people in the Philippines and is now spiraling o...

Typhoon lashes northern Philippines as thousands evacuated

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A strong typhoon is battering the northern Philippines, where thousands of people were evacuated to avoid a repeat of the death and destruction wrought by a powerful storm l...

Typhoon Yutu pouncing on Philippines, set to make U-turn toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Yutu made landfall in the northern Philippine island of Luzon today, bringing heavy rains and strong winds to the region before reaching the South China ...

The Latest: Tourists flee typhoon-ravaged US territory

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands (AP) — The Latest on a super typhoon's aftermath in the U.S. commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (all times local): 9:20 a.m. ...

Election postponed for typhoon-ravaged Northern Marianas

HONOLULU (AP) — Elections are being postponed in a Pacific U.S. territory going without electricity after a super typhoon destroyed homes, toppled trees, utility poles and left a woman dead. ...

Typhoon Yutu poised to pound Philippines, looking to bend north toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Yutu is racing towards the northern Philippine island of Luzon today, with signal 2 and signal 3 alerts issued across the northern Philippines, while the typhoon i...