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  1. News - China

    Heavy rain forecast for Taiwan as typhoon nears

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 10:56am by Associated Press in Taipei, Taiwan

    ... Associated Press in Taipei, Taiwan Taiwan is alerting residents that an approaching typhoon is threatening to bring strong winds and heavy rains to the island. The Central Weather Bureau says Typhoon Soulik was at sea Friday morning about 450km southeast of northern Yilan county. The typhoon weakened slightly overnight but still has winds of 173kph. The weather bureau forecast ...

  2. Just the ticket for cyclists

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ralph Jennings Plenty of people like to cycle, but not everyone wants to grease up the chain or scrub road dirt out of the gears after 70km in the saddle. Cyclists prefer a bit of luxury after a day of hills and heat. Taiwanese entrepreneur Tseng Chung-sh ...

  3. News - China - EARTHQUAKE

    Strong Taiwan quake kills one, injures 86

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 10:37am by AFP

    ... emergency officials said. The US Geological Survey measured the quake at magnitude 6.0 and said it struck at 10.03am, 48 kilometres east of Nantou county in central Taiwan at a depth of 20.7 ... on the spot. Eighty-six others were slightly injured in the same county and the nearby Changhua and Taichung counties. The quake also triggered a fire in a house in Nantou that injured one person ...

  4. News - China - EARTHQUAKE

    Two dead, 21 hurt as earthquake rocks central Taiwan

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 03:36pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau said. The US Geological Survey put its strength at 6.2. "The quake was located 30 kilometres east of Nantou county, and because of its relatively shallow depth, ... network. The National Fire Agency said a male tourist was killed by falling rocks in Alishan, a mountainous scenic spot in the southern county of Chiayi. He was with a group of seven other tourists ...

  5. Spoilt for choice in Kenting

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Phila Siu I was sitting at the back of the car with two complete strangers- a middle-aged woman and a fierce-looking man. None of us was speaking. Dead silence. Then the unexpected came. 'Where are you from?' the woman asked me. 'Hong Kong, ...

  6. Pilot's triple wave greets well-wishers in red carpet welcome

    Posted Jan 30th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei China Southern Airlines pilot Hao Jianhua yesterday made history when he waved from the cockpit window after his Boeing 777 became the first mainland airliner to land at Taiwan's Chiang Kai-shek International Airport in Taoyuan in ...

  7. Taiwan under pressure over safety for tourists

    Posted Apr 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei With more mainland tourists set to visit Taiwan in the next few months, Taiwanese authorities have come under pressure to improve the safety of tourist facilities after Wednesday's train accident in which five people were kil ...

  8. News - China - NATURAL DISASTER

    Strong quake rocks centre of Taiwan, is felt in Fujian

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com 6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes Nantou county, leaving 1 dead, 86 hurt; children in Fuzhou on the mainland are evacuated from school ... buildings and sent panicked residents rushing for shelter. The magnitude 6.1 quake struck at 10am in mountainous Nantou county in the centre of the island, at a depth of 15 kilometres, according ...

  9. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, March 10, 2013

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF, WIRE

    ... to acquire multiple properties, local authorities said yesterday. On Friday, the Shenmu County People's Procuratorate in Shaanxi Province formally approved the arrest of Gong Aiai, former deputy head of the Shenmu County Rural Commercial Bank, in Yulin City. Beijing police confirmed that Gong owned 41 properties in the city, totalling 9,666.6 square metres. Xinhua ...

  10. News - China

    Taiwanese police arrest tomb raider

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 05:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Police in Taiwan have arrested a suspected grave robber thought to have stolen gold jewellery worth more than half a million dollars from hundreds of tombs across the island, a report said on Saturday. The man, identified only by his surname Cheng, was arrested in western Yunlin county on Friday after his car was caught on a surveillance camera ...




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