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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...

EXPLAINER: Why a plane's engine exploded over Denver

The investigation into an engine explosion on a jetliner taking off from Denver is focusing on broken fan blades, a development reminiscent of a fatal failure on board another plane in 2018. ...

Tokyo Games: All 68 domestic sponsors agree to new contracts

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic officials said Thursday they have reached a “basic agreement” with all 68 domestic sponsors to extend their contracts into next year to support the postponed Games. ...

Official costs of Tokyo Olympics up by 22% to $15.4 billion

TOKYO (AP) — The official cost of the postponed Tokyo Olympics has increased by 22%, the local organizing committee said Tuesday in unveiling its new budget. In an on-line news confe...

Manufacturing defect leads Boeing to ground several 787 jets

Boeing has found manufacturing defects on some of its 787 long-range airliners in areas where parts of the fuselage are joined together, the latest setback for the aircraft maker whose 737 Max is stil...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 12, the 225th day of 2020. There are 141 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Augu...

Taiwan’s EVA Air wins 5 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Even amid the pandemic, EVA Air has once again been recognized by global travelers in the Travelers’ Choice awards, which were announced by Tripadvisor on Monday (Ju...

Taiwanese student evacuated from Russia tests positive for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (May 29) announced one new imported case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the first in a week. During his ...

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...

Delta reduces flights to Korea as virus outbreak spreads

Delta Air Lines is reducing flights to South Korea while Hawaiian Airlines will suspend them entirely, as airlines deal with growing concern about the spread of the new virus beyond China. ...