Colonel goes on drunken rampage inside Taipei MRT station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A colonel working for the Ministry of National Defense (MND) has been given a demerit after allegedly assaulting a Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) security guard during a ...

TRA trains in N. Taiwan canceled as Typhoon Mitag looms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced a partial shutdown of many of its lines, going into effect this afternoon (Sept. 30) as the periphery of Typhoon Mitag b...

144 flights canceled at Taiwan Taoyuan Airport as Typhoon Mitag nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Typhoon Mitag bears down on northern Taiwan, 144 flights have been canceled at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport for this evening (Sept. 30). At 1:15 p.m. tod...

13 Myanmarese crewmen rescued from capsized cargo ship off Keelung

All the crew of the Sierra Leone-registered cargo vessel JI Shun, which capsized in waters off Keelung, have been rescued, the National Rescue Command Center (NRCC) said Thursday. The ship, which h...

450 flights disrupted at Taiwan Taoyuan airport due to Typhoon Lekima

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the southern periphery of Typhoon Lekima lashes northern Taiwan, 450 flights have been canceled or delayed at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. As of 8 a.m. this ...

EVA Air strike drawn out, 24,000 to be affected on Sunday

Taipei, June 22 (CNA) -- A strike by EVA Airways flight attendants continued on Saturday, with the airline announcing that it will cancel 113 flights on Sunday, affecting roughly 24,000 passengers. ...

79 flights canceled on June 21 as EVA Air flight attendant strike in Taiwan rages on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the strike by EVA Air flight attendants enters its second day in Taiwan, 79 flights have been canceled for Friday (June 21), according to the air carrier. After failing t...

FAT's poor flight planning to blame for cancellations: Taiwan's CAA

Last-minute flight cancellations on May 17 by Far Eastern Air Transport Corp. (FAT), a medium-sized international carrier in Taiwan, were a result of the carrier's poor flight planning, constraine...

Taiwan’s FAT expands flight suspensions from 3 to 8 destinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT) suspended flights to and from Da Nang in Vietnam and Palawan and Boracay in the Philippines beginning Saturday (May 18), but later in the d...

Taiwan's sea levels rising faster than global average

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's sea levels are rising at a higher rate than the rest of the world due to global warming, and the country may only have 12 years to move its capital inland to avoid...

Taiwan ex-Premier Lai visits Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Premier William Lai (賴清德) left for a five-day visit to Japan Wednesday (May 8) evening. The trip came as a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) five-person panel w...

Drone shuts down Taipei Songshan Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Two appearances by a drone shut down Taipei Songshan Airport Friday evening, causing delays and even the diversion of one flight to Taichung, according to the Apple Daily. By...

Foreign travelers back ASF campaign but some question lack of warnings

Foreign travelers interviewed Wednesday generally supported Taiwan's aggressive campaign to keep African swine fever (ASF) out of the country but some were surprised by the lack of signs warning p...

Taipei Zoo welcomes four black-faced spoonbills as new immigrants from Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four black-faced spoonbills took a four-hour flight operated by China Airlines from Tokyo Monday afternoon, and arrived at Taipei Songshan Airport in the evening, where st...

Ditched Chinese sausage prompts Taipei to call on public to report suspicious meat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Animal Protection Office (APO) urged the public to report suspicious meat products following a report on Jan. 5 of sausages from China that were found in a riv...