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Japan delivers nearly 1 million more doses of AZ vaccine to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan on Thursday (July 15) sent a third batch of nearly 1 million AstraZeneca (AZ) COVID-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan. At 1:54 p.m., JAL Flight 809 arrived at Taiwan Tao...

3 flights carrying 1.87 million doses of AZ, Moderna jabs to land in Taiwan Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three fights carrying a total of 1.87 million doses of AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccines are set to land in Taiwan on Thursday (July 15). Taiwan on Thursday is on schedu...

Japan donates 3rd batch of 1 million COVID vaccine doses to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan will be sending a third batch of over 1 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses to Taiwan on Thursday (July 15). At a press briefing Tuesday morning (July 13), Japanese...

Taiwan's netizens find Tiananmen references in arrival of vaccines from Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When a plane from Japan touched down in Taiwan Friday (June 4) carrying 1.24 million COVID-19 vaccine doses, netizens uncovered a wealth of what they interpreted as refere...

Taiwan office in India to stay open despite worsening pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a batch of 29 Taiwanese business people and other compatriots flew back to Taipei from India on Monday (May 10), Taiwan's foreign minister said the country’s ...

JAL flies 41 Taiwanese, 3 Indians from India to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 41 Taiwan nationals and three Indian citizens holding Taiwan residency certificates arrived in the country Saturday (May 8) after the Ministry of Foreign Affair...

Japan Airlines scraps several Taiwan routes during summer 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan Airlines (JAL) announced Friday (May 7) it was scrapping several flights between airports in Taiwan and Japan starting July 1. Services between Kaohsiung and Toky...

FAA orders United to inspect Boeing 777s after emergency

Federal aviation regulators have ordered United Airlines to step up inspections of all Boeing 777s equipped with the type of engine that suffered a catastrophic failure over Denver on Saturday. Uni...

Taiwanese leaving India unaffected by Japan coronavirus travel ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese citizens planning to leave India on board a Japanese flight will not be affected by a travel ban imposed by the Japanese government, reports said Thursday (April...

Japan to help evacuate Taiwanese from India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Tuesday (March 31) that Japan will be taking some Taiwanese passengers on jets that it is chartering to evacua...

Airlines suspend China flights, cut services on virus fears

BANGKOK (AP) — British Airways and Asian budget carriers Lion Air and Seoul Air have joined a growing list of airlines that are suspending flights to China as fears spread about the outbreak of a new ...

Hopes of young Lebanese to escape sectarianism put to test

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's protests are bringing out people from across the country's spectrum of faiths and communities trying to throw out the entire ruling elite. They give a glimpse into a Lebanon tr...

Japan Airlines pilot 10 times over alcohol limit

A pilot for Japan's national carrier Japan Airlines (JAL) was arrested shortly ahead of his flight after being found to be almost ten times over the limit, police said on Thursday. A spokesman fo...

JAL apologizes for arrest of pilot who failed alcohol test

TOKYO (AP) — Japan Airlines Co. has apologized after one of its co-pilots was arrested in London for failing an alcohol test before flying on a London-Tokyo flight. JAL said Thursday...

Taiwan's China Airlines and Japan Airlines to jointly operate more flight routes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's China Airlines and Japan Airlines (JAL) announced that the two airlines will jointly operate an additional seven routes within Japan, beginning on September 4...