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...

Truck hits Airbus from Taiwan’s China Airlines at Sydney airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A total of 157 passengers had to spend an extra night in Sydney after their China Airlines (CAL) flight to Taiwan was hit on the tarmac by a truck, the Apple Daily reported Wedn...

Taiwan’s China Airlines to add flights to Palau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was visiting Taiwan’s diplomatic ally Palau Friday, she announced China Airlines (CAL) would raise its number of flights to the Pacific cou...

Cambodia Airways cancels flight route between Phnom Penh and central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cambodia Airways has halted direct flights between Phnom Penh and Taichung as of March 6, just four months after it introduced the flight route between the capital of Camb...

Visitor from Myanmar attacks pork-sniffing dog at Taiwan airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A visitor from Myanmar attacked a dog trained to sniff out banned meat products and his handler upon arriving at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, the Apple Daily reported W...

Taiwan's EVA Air recognized as world's 2nd cleanest airline

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan airline EVA Air has been recognized as the second cleanest airline in the world, by the U.K.-based Skytrax airline review agency. Skytrax released their most rec...

China Airlines flight from Sydney to Taiwan delayed by 16 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A China Airlines (CAL) flight from Sydney was delayed for 16 hours after a jet bridge hit the Airbus A350, reports said Wednesday. A total of 207 passengers had booked the fl...

The Latest: China airlines told to ground Boeing 737 Max 8s

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on Boeing's 737 Max 8 model after a crash in Ethiopia (all times local): 10:30 a.m. China's civilian aviation authority has ordered all Chinese airlines t...

Pothole in runway delays 121 flights at Taiwan's Taoyuan Airport

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport's south runway reopened Sunday after a pothole was discovered the previous day, causing delays to 121 flights. The flights were delayed by an average of 52 ...

Taiwan's China Airlines pilot caught on video sleeping in cockpit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Wednesday (Feb. 20), EBC News released video footage of a pilot sleeping in the cockpit of an airborne China Airlines (CAL) flight. In the video, a pilot in uniform can b...

CAL considers cutting routes in aftermath of pilot strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) is reportedly considering the discontinuation of a number of flight routes to reduce operating costs set to rise following the week-lon...