TAIPEI – A highly pathogenic strain of H5N8 avian influenza has been found in central Taiwan in the first confirmed case on the island, health authorities said.

The global installed capacity of solar PV will rise from 135GW in 2013 to 414GW by 2020 - around five times the total current UK capacity.

TAIPEI – Taiwan on Tuesday unveiled plans to process nuclear waste abroad for the first time as its power plants approach capacity — but environment groups slammed the proposal as “too risky.”

Captains of the industry sector on Thursday urged State Mines Minister P. Sujatha to declare Chimakurthy as a mining zone to fully exploit the black galaxy granite deposits in the area.

Taipei City Government won the Citizen’s Choice Award for its Clean Air—It’s Your Move initiative at the C40 and Siemens City Climate Leadership Awards ceremony Sept. 23. in New York.

MANILA - Storm Fung-Wong churned towards Taiwan on Saturday after killing at least seven people in the Philippines, and forcing some 200,000 people into temporary shelter, including in the capital

Frontal convection (FC) and diurnal convection (DC) are the two most frequently observed weather systems affecting the pre-summer (May and June, MJ) rainfall formation over Taiwan and Southeast China. Focusing on the time period of 1982–2012 MJ months, this study found that the occurrence frequency of FC has declined, but the occurrence frequency of DC has significantly increased over Taiwan and Southeast China. Diagnoses of the atmospheric thermodynamic conditions over the East Asian–Western North Pacific (EAWNP) region indicate that the area favourable for the FC formation (i.e.

The prevalence of diabetes in China has increased substantially over recent decades, with more than 100 million people estimated to be affected by the disease presently. During this period there has been an increase in the rates of obesity and a reduction in physical activity. Many of the changes in lifestyle and diet are a result of increased economic development and urbanisation. In addition to an increasingly westernised diet, the traditional Chinese diet also plays a part, with the quantity and quality of rice intake linked to the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on anti dumping duty on imported solar modules, 06/08/2014.

BEIJING - A 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolted waters off southeastern Taiwan on Wednesday at 11:46 am (Beijing Time), the China Earthquake Networks Center said.

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