Taiwan Presidential Office disciplines guards over cigarette smuggling scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Presidential Office on Saturday (July 27) announced it was disciplining seven senior guards, including the two top officers, over the cigarette smuggling scandal w...

Taiwan’s China Airlines apologizes for cigarette smuggling scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The chairman of Taiwan’s biggest carrier, China Airlines (CAL), apologized Thursday (July 25) for the cigarette smuggling scandal which has affected the company, the...

Taiwan appoints minister of veterans affairs as new intelligence agency chief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Minister of Veterans Affairs Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) is the new director general of the main intelligence agency, the National Security Bureau (NSB), following the resign...

Taiwan Transportation Minister sends deputy to supervise China Airlines in smuggling scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Transportation Minister Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) sent his deputy, Wang Kuo-tsai (王國材), to China Airlines (CAL) Wednesday (July 24) to find out more about the company’s ro...

Taiwan intelligence chief resigns over cigarette smuggling scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The chief of Taiwan’s top intelligence agency, the National Security Bureau (NSB), resigned Monday (July 22) after it was revealed that one of his agents had used a ...

Striking EVA flight attendants urge Taiwan president to protect labor rights

TAIWAN (CNA) -- About 60 members of the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU) on Friday marched from Taoyuan to Taipei to deliver a petition to the Presidential Office in Taipei, asking the president...

Taiwan-based EVA trying to arrange flights for 105,700 customers as strike drags on

An ongoing strike by flight attendants of EVA Air will result in the cancelation of 911 flights June 24-28, which will affect more than 100,000 of its passengers who had previous bookings for that per...

Transportation, labor ministers divided on issue of strike notice

The ministers of transportation and labor expressed divergent views Saturday on whether Taiwan should introduce a law to stipulate that aviation workers must give notice if they plan to strike. The...

EVA strike in Taiwan slammed for compromising consumer rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With Taiwan's aviation industry currently undergoing its third strike this year, the island’s non-profit consumer rights organization warned industry players on ...

Taiwan's EVA Air flight attendants go on strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Members of the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU) and representatives of EVA Air failed to reach a consensus on the union's demands, the TFAU announced today that...

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...