Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Japan suspends new reservations on all incoming flights

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has asked international airlines to stop taking new reservations for all flights arriving in Japan until the end of December as the country further tightens its border controls agai...

Japan confirms first case of new coronavirus variant

TOKYO (AP) — Japan confirmed on Tuesday its first case of the new omicron coronavirus variant, a Namibian diplomat who recently arrived from his country, officials said. Chief Cabine...

UA staff mistakenly denied Guam transit to Taiwanese man with Medigen jab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's government on Wednesday (Nov. 24) explained that United Airlines' denial of a Taiwanese man's transit through Guam over the Medigen COVID-19 vaccine w...

Taiwan’s two largest airlines offering discounts on tickets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s two largest carriers are offering discounts on flights as the airline industry expects an uptick in air travel in the near future amid rising COVID-19 vacci...

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,...

Japanese sisters certified as world's oldest twins at 107

TOKYO (AP) — Guinness World Records has certified two Japanese sisters as the world’s oldest living identical twins at 107, in an announcement Monday coinciding with Respect for the Aged Day, a nation...

Taiwan announces flight and rail cancelations, floodgates close as Typhoon Chanthu nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Typhoon Chanthu approaches, flight cancelations have been announced, some train lines suspended service, a few roads and ports closed, and floodgates shut. Taiwan Ra...

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport shows steep drop on world airports list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The country's main gateway, Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, suffered a steep drop from No. 18 to No. 37 on the list of the world’s best airports published ...

Only Tokyo could pull off these Games? Not everyone agrees

TOKYO (AP) — Staging an Olympics during the worst pandemic in a century? There’s a widespread perception that it couldn’t happen in a better place than Japan. A vibrant, open democra...

Olympic Games, Tokyo-style: The pandemic era, in miniature

TOKYO (AP) — Ghostly airports, devoid of bustle. Cavernous arenas where no crowds will roar. Stringent rules that are spottily enforced — and spottily ignored. Complaints over restrictions, including ...

Oosthuizen, Dustin Johnson go from England to Twin Cities

PGA TOUR 3M Open Site: Blaine, Minnesota Course: TPC Twin Cities. Yardage: 7,431. Par: 71. Prize money: $6.6 million. Winner's s...

Ugandan who fled pre-Olympics camp found in central Japan

TOKYO (AP) — A Ugandan athlete who fled during pre-Olympics training in western Japan last week has been found and is being interviewed by police, officials said Tuesday. Mie prefect...

Factbox: Coronavirus outbreaks at the Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO, July 20 (Reuters) - The Tokyo 2020 Olympics, postponed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, will be held under unprecedented conditions including tight quarantine rules to prevent the sp...

US Olympic gymnastics alternate tests positive for virus

TOKYO (AP) — Kara Eaker, an alternate on the United States women's gymnastics team, has tested positive for COVID-19 in an Olympic training camp in Japan. Al Fong, the personal coach...

Ugandan athlete missing from training camp in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Local officials are searching for a Ugandan athlete who went missing in western Japan on Friday in a case raising questions over Japanese organizers' oversight of Olympic participants ami...