Russian airlines to open regular direct flights to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Russian airlines, S7 Airlines and Royal Flight, will launch direct flights between Russia and Taiwan at the end of May, Taiwan’s aviation authorities said on Mon...

Russia to consider relaxing visas for Taiwanese businesspeople: Taiwan FM

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said that Russia is mulling over the option to relax its visa requirements for Taiwanese businesspeople on Oct. ...

Taiwan gives visa waiver to Russian visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced that Taiwan is launching the visa-waiver program on a trial basis for six months for visitors from Russia starting Thursda...

3 Chinese weightlifters lose 2008 Olympic titles for doping

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Three Chinese women weightlifters have been stripped of Olympic titles for doping at their home 2008 Beijing Games. China faces a one-year ban from inter...