A woman in Taipei struggles with her umbrella against powerful gusts of wind generated by Typhoon Megi on Tuesday, Sept. 27.
A restaurant located in a forest valley in Miaoli County, northern Taiwan, is demonstrating the empathy of Taiwanese people for the population of Amatrice, the Italian town hit by an earthquake last month, by joining an international appeal for "a future for Amatrice."
Torrents of turbid water pass through the Zhitan Dam in Xindian, New Taipei, on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The Taipei Water Department advised citizens to stock up on water at home as the city would stop supplying it at 4 p.m. Tuesday.
A dragon lantern lies on its side after being blown over by strong winds at a lantern park in Changhua County's Yuanlin City on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The fallen artwork was one of the signature lanterns showcased in the 2012 Taiwan Lantern Festival, which celebrated the Year of the Dragon.
Taipei's education chief disclosed Sunday that he had tendered his resignation on Sept. 20 because he wished to return to academia, a move that came one day after another city department head quit.
Armed policemen were deployed outside an apartment in Suao Towhship of Yilan County early Monday morning, as they attempted to arrest a man suspected in a fatal shooting. However, when police entered the suspect's home, they found that the suspect had committed suicide.
The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) said Monday that it was canceling parts of a series of events to mark the 30th anniversary of the party's founding, due to an approaching typhoon.
Former President Ma Ying-jeou gave his first lecture at Soochow University on Monday after accepting an honorary teaching position at the Taipei-based university.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) recently warned the public of rampant concert ticket fraud as pop diva Hebe Tien is about to launch a series of Taipei concerts at the end of this year.
"So, are the students fitting in alright?"