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PH2021-01-28 09:30
Cold front to hit Taiwan tonight, dropping mercury to 8 degrees

A continental cold air mass is poised to strike Taiwan this evening (Jan. 28) and send the mercury plunging to 8 degrees Celsius on Friday (Jan. 29). Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said today that a...

PH2021-01-09 09:00
Photo of the Day: Ski resort on Taiwan's Hehuanshan in 1971

As Taiwan saw snowfall on at leastsix mountainsover the weekend, sports commentator Max Shih (石明謹) posted this photo of his father skiing on Hehuanshan when it used to have a ski resort 50 years ago. ...

PH2020-12-26 09:10
Taiwan could see coldest New Year's Eve in 15 years

Taiwan could see its chilliest New Year's Eve in 15 years after a cold surge settles over the country on Wednesday (Dec. 30). Taiwanese weather expert Peng Chi-ming (彭啟明) on his Facebook page W...

PH2020-12-25 08:20
Top Christmas dining selections in Taipei for 2020

For those who long to enjoy a Christmas dinner this year in Taipei, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants, bars, and hotels that offer either dine-in opportunities or turkey hampers for ca...

PH2020-12-23 08:40
Top 8 Taiwanese superstitions to follow for luck on Dongzhi

Today (Dec. 21) is the Dongzhi (冬至, extreme of winter) Festival or winter solstice, the peak of winter based on the lunisolar calendar, and a Taiwanese feng shui expert and a Taiwanese tarot card mast...

PH2020-12-21 08:40
Snow falls on Taiwan’s 2nd highest mountain

Snow Mountain, the second-highest mountain in Taiwan, saw a light dusting of snow during the winter solstice on Monday (Dec. 21). Mountain guide Chuan Chiang-ching (全蔣清) on Monday morning shared to...

PH2020-12-02 10:00
Japanese entertainer Sayuri invited to promote Taiwan Tourist Shuttle’s Tainan route

Amid a domestic travel boom during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Siraya National Scenic Area Administration (SNSAA) has invited Japanese entertainer Sayuri to promote a two-day itinerary along Taiwan Tou...

PH2020-12-01 10:00
New wave of northeast winds to bring colder weather to Taiwan Thursday

As a northeast monsoon lashes Taiwan with heavy rain and cold temperatures, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that a new, even colder wave of northeastern winds will bring even colder weather ...

PH2020-11-29 16:10
Magnitude 5.1 earthquake rocks eastern Taiwan

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan at 9:42 p.m. tonight (Nov. 29), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 70.3 kilometers east-northeast ...

PH2020-11-28 16:10
Taiwan government considers building new reservoirs

The Taiwanese government is mulling plans to construct three new reservoirs amid a looming water crisis in a year that has seen little rainfall due to the lack of typhoons. The new facilities being...

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