BEIJING, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted the sea off the coast of Yilan county, Taiwan at 03:37 a.m. Wednesday, the China earthquake networks said.


There have been 5,948 cases of dengue fever in Taiwan since May, mostly in the southern city of Tainan, the island’s health authorities said yesterday.

The authorities in Taiwan are struggling to cope with an outbreak of dengue fever in the south of the island, according to a newspaper report.

Taiwan issued a land warning and cautioned against landslides and flooding as Typhoon Soudelor barrels westward toward the island and eastern China. Taipei saw rain on Thursday evening.

Super Typhoon Soudelor, the most powerful storm so far this year, is generating waves of close to 15 metres as it barrels towards Taiwan.

Super typhoon Soudelor, possibly the strongest storm of 2015, is powering towards Taiwan in the north-west Pacific after causing widespread damage in the Northern Mariana Islands.

The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between the severity and progress of diabetes and the risk of dementia.

CHENNAI: Japan-headquartered telecommunications and Internet major SoftBank, Indian business conglomerate Bharti Enterprises and Taiwan-based design and manufacturing services provider Foxconn have

A limited literature base suggests that ambient temperature contributes to suicide, with studies typically focused on a single nation using temporal and spatial aggregated data. The researchers evaluated an association between ambient temperature and suicide in multiple cities in three East Asian countries.