Typhoon Megi, the third storm of the month, is packing strong winds that are likely to intensify and pose a severe threat to Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Saturday.
A dead Formosan black bear is placed in a lifeboat by a rescue team on Saturday. The bear was spotted lying in a riverbed near Annan Waterfall in Chouhsi Township in the eastern county of Hualien on Thursday, Sept. 22. Due to the rapid water flow, rescue workers could not reach the bear until Saturday, at which time it was declared dead.
In the remote mountains of Taitung, a hamlet famed as "the cradle of baseball" is in a precarious position as the third storm of the month approaches.
XPEC Entertainment Inc. Chief Executive Officer Aaron Hsu was released on bail of NT$10 million, following earlier attempts by Taipei District Court prosecutors to detain him Saturday. Prosecutors filed an immediate appeal of the bail ruling.
Anonymous HK disabled Fu Jen Catholic University's website at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, in an attack that targeted the university for failing to publicly apologize to a sexual assault survivor and former student.
A light show is superimposed on a temple in the outlying island of Penghu, Saturday. Autumn tourism festivities kicked off to great fanfare, with visitors finding the lighting effects employed rivaling or surpassing those used in similar shows around Taipei 101 and Taipei Main Station.
A visiting U.S. scientist on Saturday encouraged young people in Taiwan to ask the right questions and gain knowledge in multiple disciplines to tackle modern-day challenges in the field of sustainable development.
A Taekwondo contender leaps over other participants to strike a wooden board in the annual Hsinchu County sporting competition on Saturday, Sept. 24. The four-day countywide sporting competition drew record-high participation of 1,574 athletes from local primary and secondary schools and other public teams in a variety of sports, including track and field.
Almost 70 percent of people in Taiwan support a so-called "rich man's tax" to narrow the wealth gap, a survey has found.
A damaged Ferrari is parked along the roadside in Chiayi County, Saturday, Sept. 24. The car, driven by entrepreneur Chang Yi-chang and carrying Legislator Chen Ming-wen, struck another vehicle, causing minor head injuries to Chen, who was taken to hospital but later released. The driver of the other car also suffered light injuries. The 458 Speciale has an estimated price tag of US$539,000 and can accelerate from 0 to 100 kilometers/hour in three seconds.