Taiwan News

Powerful Earthquake Hits off Northeastern Taiwan

A powerful earthquake has struck off northeastern Taiwan, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau says the quake registered magnitude 6.5, while the U.S. Geological Survey puts it at 5.5. The earthquake struck …

Typhoon Floods Homes in Taiwan, Heads for China

A typhoon that flooded homes, roads and farmland in Taiwan with more than 20 inches (half a meter) of rain left the island Monday and headed to southeastern China. Typhoon Nanmadol stayed over Taiwan for only a few hours and …