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Major airlines cancel, change flights to US over 5G dispute

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Major international airlines canceled flights heading to the U.S. or changed the planes they're using Wednesday, the latest complication in a dispute over ...

Airlines worldwide rush to change flights over US 5G problem

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Airlines across the world, including the long-haul carrier Emirates, rushed Wednesday to cancel or change flights heading into the U.S. over an ongoing dispute about...

Taiwan receives fifth shipment of donated AZ vaccines from Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s fifth donation of AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine doses to Taiwan arrived Saturday (Sept. 25) afternoon at Taoyuan International Airport. The jabs, totaling 500,...

Japan’s 4th AstraZeneca vaccine donation arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 64,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday (Sept. 7), the most recent of four donations by Japan totaling more than 3.4 million doses. Tai...

The Latest: Vaccinated Americans to be able to enter Canada

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday Canada could start allowing fully vaccinated Americans into Canada as of mid-August for non-essential travel and should be in a position ...

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...

Japan’s 2nd donation of vaccine doses arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A second AstraZeneca vaccine donation by Japan totaling 1.13 million doses arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Thursday (July 8). A donation of 1.24 million...

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...

1.2 million AZ doses from Japan set to arrive in Taipei this afternoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 1 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine are set to arrive in Taiwan on Friday afternoon (June 4). As Taiwan grapples with its worst outbreak since the ...

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...

Airline IT provider hacked, frequent flyer data breached

BOSTON (AP) — The hack of a company that manages passenger-processing and frequent-flier data for major global airlines — including Star Alliance and One World members — has compromised the personal d...

US men accused of helping Ghosn flee arrive in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Two Americans suspected of helping former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn skip bail in Japan and flee to Lebanon in December 2019 have arrived in Tokyo for a criminal investigation and likel...

Tokyo Olympic torch relay plans to kick off in one month

TOKYO (AP) — The torch relay for the postponed Tokyo Olympics is to start in a month, which should be a sign that the troubled Olympics are on track to begin on July 23. It was at th...