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Celebrate with iShopChangi on its 7th anniversary by scoring fantastic deals across categories, including top wine & spirits' brands. With sitewide promotions, weekly flash deals and product highl...

Hard hit by virus, airlines push for tests over quarantines

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — What will it take to get people flying again? International air traffic is down 92% this year as travelers worry about catching COVID-19 and government travel bans and quaran...

Three diplomatic allies voice support for Taiwan at UN General Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the General Debate of the UN’s 75th General Assembly entered its second day on Wednesday (Sept. 23), three of Taiwan’s diplomatic allies expressed support f...

Taiwan unveils new design for nation's passport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Cabinet has unveiled the new design for the Taiwanese passport cover, with the intention of emphasizing the word "Taiwan" and avoid confusion with...

US spy plane spotted over northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple aircraft spotters detected an American reconnaissance aircraft apparently flying over northern Taiwan, including Taipei, Friday (Aug. 14) as China claims to be ca...

New Taiwan passport design up for public vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Voting is now underway on a New Power Party (NPP) website for a series of new Taiwanese passport cover designs, which either minimize or entirely eliminate any mention of ...

Iran slams interception by US jet over Syria as 'illegal'

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian officials on Friday slammed the interception of an Iranian passenger plane by a U.S. fighter jet in the skies over Syria as “illegal,” threatening action against Washington...

High-altitude US spy drones spotted flying to south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Aircraft spotters reported two high-altitude U.S. military unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) flying towards the south of Taiwan on Wednesday (July 15), with one website appea...

UN court rules in Qatar's favor in aviation boycott case

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Qatar won a legal battle Tuesday in its efforts to end a long-running aviation boycott by Arab neighbors when the United Nations’ highest court ruled in its favor in a pr...

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Africa starts opening airspace even as COVID-19 cases climb

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — As COVID-19 cases surged in many parts of the world, the island nation of the Seychelles was looking good: 70-plus straight days without a single infection. Then the planes arrived...

Taiwan in the post-coronavirus global order

Some prominent analysts have recently analyzed how the current coronavirus crisis will change the global order. In their March article in Foreign Affairs, Kurt Cambell and Ruch Doshi discussed the geo...

Japan official denounces China for 'ravaging' Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan's State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Keisuke Suzuki, on Thursday (May 21) pointed out Taiwan's importance to Japan's national security and said the Chin...

US Senate passes bill backing Taiwan's inclusion in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Senate on Monday (May 11) passed legislation supporting Taiwan's participation in the World Health Organization (WHO). On Monday, the Senate unanimously pa...

Canadian Conservative Party members sign letter supporting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Forty members of the Canadian Conservative Party signed a letter delivered to Minister of Foreign Affairs Francois-Philippe Champagne on Wednesday (May 6), calling on the ...