Taiwan Headlines, Mar. 9, 2021

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday urged people in Taiwan to conserve water and brace for shortages.The country’s reservoirs are at their lowest levels in decades due to scant rainfall and no typhoons in the second half of 2020.Water levels in six reservoirs have fallen below 20 percent capacity.The president did, however, announce that there […]

ICRT’s Weekly Central Taiwan News Report, Mar. 10

The water crisis begins to bite The reality that a water crisis is happening is finally beginning to impact urban residents in central Taiwan after previously been largely the concern of farmers whose farms were ordered to lay fallow and industries and businesses forced to curtail water usage.The Deji Reservoir that supplies Taichung has dropped […]