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Taiwan second best Asian country for environmental health: EPI index

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - From Bangladesh to Pakistan to Thailand and Indonesia, some Asian countries have the highest levels of air pollution, threatening food...

Global warming taking hold: Taiwan sees 5th hottest year in 2018

TAIPEI (CNA) – Taiwan registered its fifth highest temperature in recorded history in 2018, continuing a run of historically high temperatures that have been...

Smart mosquito trap introduced to prevent dengue fever in Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) – A new mosquito trap has been designed by Taiwan's National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) that quickly identifies whether a mosquito could...

Microplastics found in most of Taiwan’s coastal areas: NGO

TAIPEI (CNA) – The environmental group Kuroshio Ocean Educational Foundation said on Thursday that microplastics were found in a total of 51 locations off...

16 dumped chicken carcasses in Chiayi found to carry H5N2

TAIPEI (CNA)— Sixteen chicken carcasses that were recently dumped beside a creek in Chiayi County were confirmed to be carriers of the highly pathogenic...

Another passenger fined NT$200,000 for bringing pork into Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) – Another passenger returning from a visit to China was fined NT$200,000 (US$6,508) on Friday after being caught at Taiwan Taoyuan International...

5.7 kg pork found on Chinese fishing boat poaching in Taiwan waters

TAIPEI (CNA)— As Taiwan has geared up to ward off African swine flu (ASF) virus, some 5.7 kilograms of pork were found on a...

Household trash forms most marine waste around Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) – Daily household trash and garbage created during recreational and leisure activities form the vast majority of marine waste around Taiwan, followed...

Taiwan culls nearly 7,000 chickens following bird flu case

TAIPEI (CNA) – Animal quarantine authorities in Taiwan slaughtered nearly 7,000 chickens at a poultry farm in Changhua County Sunday after an outbreak of a subtype...

Golden Pin Design Award 2018 launches exhibition today

By Nora Chang Taipei, Nov. 17 – The Golden Pin Design Award 2018 Exhibition (2018金點設計展) starts exhibition today till Jan. 13, 2019, showcasing more than...