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Pelicans center Jonas Valanciunas agrees to 2-year extension

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans center Jonas Valanciunas has agreed to a two-year extension worth a reported $30.1 million. The extension was announced by the Pelicans on Wed...

Travelers flying to Taiwan's outer islands no longer need PCR testing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Travelers departing from five airports in Taiwan no longer need to undergo PCR testing to fly to the country's outer islands. The Civil Aeronautics Administration (...

ESPN secures rights to Monday night wild-card game

NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN has signed a five-year agreement with the NFL to broadcast the Monday night game during the first weekend of the playoffs, beginning this season. The announcemen...

Texas abortion law foes target lawmakers' corporate donors

Foes of Texas' strict abortion ban are taking aim at companies that donated money to the bill’s sponsors, hoping consumers will pressure corporate America to join the fight against a surge of restrict...

William & Mary holds off Elon late in CAA opener, wins 34-31

ELON, N.C. (AP) — Running back DreSean Kendrick faded a 29-yard pass to Cole Blackman for a fourth-quarter touchdown to give William & Mary a 10-point lead and allow the Tribe to hold off a second...

Taiwan’s Apex Flight Academy to offer air tours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apex Flight Academy, the only professional flight training organization in Taiwan, is planning to expand its horizons before the end of the year by introducing new planes ...

India: Religious riots surge in 2020, despite lockdown — report

India, like many other countries around the world, spent much of the year 2020 under lockdown due the coronavirus pandemic. While the restrictions led to a decline in crime, civil clashes saw a signif...

India must get its house in order before it can counter China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The narrative of the 21st century as the so-called Asian Century, so often evoked by political pundits in need of a simple yet grand vision of the future, rests on the dua...

Taiwan bans home quarantine for airline crews to stop delta variant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to stop the delta variant from entering the country, arriving airline crews will no longer be allowed to quarantine at home from Saturday (Aug. 28). Taiwan...

Are India's emergency visas for Afghans issued based on religion?

Days after the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan, the Indian government introduced a new category of visa to fast-track the applications of Afghans who want to come to India and flee what has beco...

Only Taitung residents can hitch ride at this year's Taiwan balloon festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Only Taitung County residents will be allowed to ride in the hot air balloons at this year’s Taiwan International Balloon Festival, while residents from other munici...

Taiwan’s China Airlines completes 1st round of COVID vaccination of pilots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All pilots working for China Airlines (CAL) have received their first COVID-19 vaccine shot, while 95 percent of their colleagues at rival EVA Air have done so, reports sa...

Man wearing jetpack seen flying over central Taiwan

Update: 05/12 09:19 a.m. A netizen surnamed Huang (黃) told CNA Tuesday evening that the "man wearing a jetpack" was actually a life-size iron man balloon, which he spotted in the sky in T...

UNI Air plane makes emergency landing in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A UNI Air aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing in Taipei Monday morning (May 10) after two of its tires ruptured. UNI Air Flight B79091 took off from Taipei...

Taiwan fines Novotel airport hotel over COVID violations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Novotel hotel at the center of a domestic coronavirus cluster was fined NT$1.27 million (US$45,660) for violating basic quarantine rules, reports said Saturday (May 8)...