Body pulled from mud and rubble in China after typhoon, 26 missing

A body was retrieved from the debris of dozens of houses destroyed in a landslide in eastern China's Zhejiang province as a result of heavy rains brought by typhoon Megi, the authorities said on...

Several people missing in China as typhoon rains trigger mudslide

More than two dozen people were missing in China's eastern Zhejiang province after torrential rains from Typhoon Megi triggered a large mudslide that buried dozens of homes on Wednesday, local...

Four dead, scores injured by Typhoon Megi in Taiwan

Typhoon Megi hit Taiwan's east coast and travelled across the island Tuesday, causing at least four fatalities and nearly 170 injuries as well as major power outages, flooding and damage,...

Taiwan premier tells China "no more political conditions"

Taiwan's national sovereignty and dignity should not be compromised for the sake of concessions from China, Taiwanese Premier Lin Chuan said Tuesday, two days after opposition officials bypassed...

Powerful Typhoon Malakas batters Taiwan and southern Japanese islands

A powerful typhoon accompanied by strong wind and heavy rain pounded Taiwan and islands in the southern Japanese archipelago Saturday, authorities said.

Typhoon Meranti kills seven in China, Malakas to hit Taiwan and Japan

Super Typhoon Meranti has left seven people dead and another nine missing in China's eastern Fujian province, officials said Friday. 

Typhoon Meranti batters south-eastern China and Taiwan

China issued its highest weather warning as Typhoon Meranti made landfall on the southeastern coast on Thursday, bringing heavy rains and gales of up to 48 meters per second.

Super Typhoon Meranti lashes Taiwan, causes floods and power outages

Super Typhoon Meranti left more than 867,000 households in Taiwan without electricity and one person missing on Wednesday, as the eye of the storm passed close by the...

Taiwan premier orders inquiry into Mega Bank after hefty US fine

Taiwan's premier has ordered an investigation into Mega International Commercial Bank, one of the island's biggest banks, after US regulators fined its New York branch 180 million dollars for...

At least 26 killed in Taiwan tourist bus accident

At least 26 people were killed in Taiwan when a tourist bus rammed a guardrail and burst into flames Tuesday, state media reported.

Typhoon Nepartak makes landfall in China after killing 3 in Taiwan

Typhoon Nepartak has made landfall in eastern China with winds of up to 100 kilometres an hour and heavy rains after leaving three people dead in Taiwan the previous day, state-run Xinhua news...

Two dead as typhoon hits Taiwan

Severe rain and wind brought by Typhoon Nepartak killed at least two people and injured dozens in Taiwan, authorities said Friday.

Taiwan on high alert as Typhoon Nepartak approaches

Taiwan was preparing for Super Typhoon Nepartak, expected to slam into the island late Thursday, state-run Central News Agency reported.

Taiwan nursing home fire kills six

At least six people died in a fire at an elderly care centre in northern Taiwan on Wednesday, a news report said.

Taiwan navy's accidental missile launch kills fisherman

A Taiwanese navy patrol boat accidentally launched a supersonic anti-ship missile on Friday, killing a local fisherman, the military said.