Taiwan’s temples smoke out joss sticks

TAIPEI: The bearded deity Guan Yu, flanked by other deities who represent righteousness, brotherhood and victory in war, presides over worshippers who kneel before his altar at the Xingtian Temple. But devotees at the prayer grounds in the heart of Taipei ... ( read original story ...)

One missing after second typhoon batters Taiwan

TAIPEI (Reuters) - One person was missing in Taiwan on Monday after the island's second typhoon in 24 hours battered southern and central regions, taking injuries from both storms to 131, the government said. Financial markets and businesses opened in ... ( read original story ...)

On Heels of Typhoon Nesat, a Second Storm Hits Taiwan

HONG KONG — Taiwan was battered Monday by the second large storm in days, in the wake of a typhoon that flooded streets, injured scores of people and forced more than 10,000 to flee their homes. Tropical Storm Haitang struck Monday on the heels of ... ( read original story ...)

Typhoon injures over 80 in Taiwan, traps dozens

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A strong typhoon swept across Taiwan on Sunday, injuring more than 80 people, forcing the capital to shut down essential services and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of homes. Forty people were trapped in the southern parts ... ( read original story ...)