Taiwan braces for its first typhoon of the year – Yahoo7

Taipei (AFP) - Taiwan suffered flooding, widespread power outages and winds of over a hundred miles and hour as it was battered by its first typhoon of the year on Saturday. Much of the island came to a standstill, with most train services suspended and as ... ( read original story ...)

Another tropical storm forms; sea, land warnings issued

Taipei, July 29 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau issued sea and land warnings for Tropical Storm Haitang, which formed earlier Saturday and was moving toward Taiwan, while Typhoon Nesat was expected to make landfall Saturday night. The bureau issued the ... ( read original story ...)

Five Gay Bars Worth Visiting in Taipei

Taipei is one of the most gay-friendly cities in Asia. But it wasn't always this way. There was a time when LGBT people had to seek temporary escape in 228 Memorial Park as well as hidden gay bars and karaokes. Funky Club, a gay disco dance club, was ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan braces for its first typhoon of the year

Taiwan suspended trains and closed schools on Saturday as it braced for its first typhoon of the year. Typhoon Nesat -- which strengthened into a moderate storm Friday -- is already bringing crashing waves and strong winds to the east coast, where it is ... ( read original story ...)

Scenic spots in eastern Taiwan closed due to Typhoon Nesat

Taipei, July 29 (CNA) Various scenic spots in the coastal and riverside areas of eastern Taiwan are closed or restricted to visitors on Saturday due to Typhoon Nesat, the East Coast National Scenic Area Administration under the Tourism Bureau has announced. ( read original story ...)