Taipei joins China Airlines to promote city tourism in South Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Department of Information and Tourism of Taipei City is taking part in the Hana Tour International Travel Show at KINTEX in Gyeonggi Province of South Korea between Ju...

Taiwan’s EVA Air flight attendants vote in favor of strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After nearly a month of voting, members of the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union have approved a strike at EVA Air, though no date has been immediately set. The airline s...

Enough flight attendants at Taiwan’s EVA Air have voted to allow a strike: union

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Enough EVA Air flight attendants have cast their ballots in the vote about a strike to pass the required threshold, the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union said Thursday (June...

Taiwan EVA Air flight attendants plan June 4 protest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Flight attendants at EVA Air were planning a protest action in Taipei scheduled for June 4, just two days before the results of a strike vote will be announced, reports sa...

Taiwan's China Airlines grounds jet bound for Shanghai after bomb threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's China Airlines pulled its jet from a flight scheduled to fly from Taoyuan to Shanghai after it received a letter threatening to blow up the aircraft on Sunday (May...

Taiwan’s EVA flight attendants promise not to strike during Dragon Boat Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Flight attendants of EVA Air – one of Taiwan’s leading airlines -- will not go on a strike during the three-day holiday for the Dragon Boat Festival starting J...

Taiwan's EVA Air flight attendants begin voting on whether to strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- EVA Air flight attendants who are members of the Taoyuan Flight Attendants' Union began voting on Monday (May 13) to decide whether to call for a strike, and the union is c...

Taiwan's China Airlines announces new fleet upgrades

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s China Airlines is preparing to upgrade its fleet with a lease of 14 Airbus A321neo aircraft this year, which are likely to be in service by 2021. The lea...

Japanese tourists visiting Taiwan spike over extended Golden Week break

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Tuesday, April 30, the Emperor of Japan, Akihito, abdicated the Chrysanthemum Throne to the crown prince Naruhito, bringing an end to the Heisei era. To mark the occ...

Taiwan tourists second biggest spenders in Hawaii last year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan-based China Airlines announced on Monday (April 29) that it would increase the number of direct flights to Honolulu, as Taiwanese tourists emerged as the second big...

Taiwan opens travel fair in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Tourism Bureau opened a three-day travel fair in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City Saturday (April 27). The April 27-29 event forms part of the government’s Ne...

Wife of Foxconn tycoon and presidential contender returns to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The day after Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) revealed that his wife, Delia Tseng (曾馨瑩), had left him because he was running for president, she arrived b...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, April 26, the 116th day of 2019. There are 249 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 26,...

Taiwan's FormoSat-7 group shipped to Florida for launch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- FormoSat-7, the second satellite constellation jointly built by Taiwan and the U.S., was placed onto a cargo plane in Taoyuan bound for Florida on Sunday (April 15) in preparat...

Filipinos appeal for extension of visa-free treatment in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As visa-free treatment for Filipinos is set to expire in July, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines has been receiving hundreds of emails every month from...