Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The Taipei Water Department (北水處) said it should be able to fully restore water service to Northern Taiwan today.
Seventy kilos of gold worth HK$23 million (approximately NT$96 million, US$3 million) was reportedly stolen from a Taiwanese businessman in Hong Kong, who woke up after a Mid-Autumn celebration with three colleagues only to find that the gold and his friends had disappeared, according to a Hong Kong newspaper.
President Ma Ying-jeou held a video conference with members of the European Parliament on Tuesday for the first time, saying that he is looking forward to a stronger partnership between the European Union and Taiwan.
Two Air Force pilots, whose AT-3 training aircraft crashed in the mountains in central Taiwan last week, died from a frontal impact crash at high speed, the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office said.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Super typhoon Dujuan has killed two people and left more than 300 injured in Taiwan, authorities said Tuesday after it swept across the island before making landfall in eastern China.
As Typhoon Dujuan (杜鵑) rampaged yesterday, local governments announced that school and work hours are canceled today in all jurisdictions north of Chiayi as well as outlying islands.1 Comment
Much of Taipei was in lockdown mode as Typhoon Dujuan made landfall yesterday, pounding the island's north with heavy rain and winds, with the city implementing halts to water drawing from reservoirs to guard existing drinking water from muddiness.
As Typhoon Dujuan bears down on Taiwan, there are several important safety measures that those new to typhoons need to know to not only keep loved ones safe but also to save time and trouble during the storm.
High wind and rain brought by Typhoon Dujuan will affect Taiwan from Monday night until midday today, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Monday, warning the public to be especially on guard against flooding.
Some 5,000 people living in mountainous areas around Taiwan have been evacuated in anticipation of bad weather brought by Typhoon Dujuan, local authorities said Monday evening.