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Taiwan's EVA Air named among 10 safest airlines in world for 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s EVA Air has been named one of the safest international airline companies in the world, taking sixth place in AirlineRatings.com's safest 20 for 2021. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 28, the 333rd day of 2020. There are 33 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 28...

The Latest: India’s coronavirus death toll passes 20,000

NEW DELHI — India’s death toll from the coronavirus has passed 20,000, with case numbers surging past 700,000. The country reported 467 new deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the to...

Asia Today: China's university exam begins after virus delay

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Almost 11 million students began taking China's university entrance exam Tuesday after a delay as the country worked to bring down coronavirus infections. ...

Taiwan could be Air New Zealand’s first destination after coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan could be the first destination Air New Zealand would consider reopening flights to once the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic subsides, a virologist said Thursd...

AP Explains: What Virgin Australia's bankruptcy move means

CANBERRA. Australia (AP) — Virgin Australia has become the world’s largest airline to seek bankruptcy protection in the weeks since the coronavirus shutdown created a debt crisis. A ...

New Zealand could pull off bold goal of eliminating virus

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — While most countries are working on ways to contain the coronavirus, New Zealand has set itself a much more ambitious goal: eliminating it altogether. ...

100,000 tourists stuck in New Zealand to leave as rules ease

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — About 100,000 tourists stuck in New Zealand since it began a lockdown last week were starting to fly to their home countries Friday. The initial proble...

Three foreigners trapped in Taiwan airport due to airline's negligence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Due to negligence by the staff of Air New Zealand, three foreign travelers are currently trapped at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and are unable to return to th...

Air New Zealand to suspend flights to Taiwan amid coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Air New Zealand on Tuesday (March 17) became the latest airline to announce a suspension of its flights to Taiwan amid the spread of coronavirus across the world. Earli...

New Zealand announces economic stimulus equal to 4% of GDP

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's government said Tuesday it would spend billions of dollars supporting hard-hit companies as it tries to shore up an economy headed for recession because of...

The Latest: New Zealand, Singapore to evacuate nationals

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the outbreak of a new virus from China: 1 p.m. New Zealand's government is chartering a plane from national carrier Air New Zealand to...

Taiwan's EVA Air listed as 3rd safest in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's EVA Air has been selected as the third safest international airline of 2020 by AirlineRatings.com, the airline product rating website announced Thursday (Jan....

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 28, the 332nd day of 2019. There are 33 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 28, ...

Taiwan’s EVA Air 8th best carrier in the world: Airline Ratings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – EVA Air maintained its No.8 ranking in the list of the world’s best carriers according to AirlineRatings.com, while Air New Zealand pushed Singapore Airlines off the...