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Taiwanese pilot, flight attendant fined NT$300,000 for visiting bar while still self-monitoring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A China Airlines pilot and flight attendant have been slapped with a total of NT$300,000 (US$10,000) in fines for going out to a bar while they were undergoing self-health...

COVID-positive pilot took flight attendant to Taipei bar, dined with Starlux pilot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (May 4) stated that a pilot had taken a flight attendant to a bar and dined with another pilot in Taipei while infect...

COVID-positive pilot visited sports bar, restaurant in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (May 4) revealed the recent movements of two confirmed COVID-19 cases in Taipei and New Taipei as part of th...

China Airlines pilot, flight attendant test positive for COVID in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (May 4) announced that two additional China Airlines employees have tested positive for COVID-19, and six imported ca...

Taiwan's CECC releases commuter histories of recent COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) released the places two confirmed COVID-19 cases visited between April 26 and 28. According to the CECC’s late...

Men in black invade Taipei police station to attack officer

Update: 04/22 17:20 p.m. The police officer and the 10 men involved in a recent altercation will meet and apologize to each other later today (April 22), according to the Songshan Precinct of the T...

IKEA branch to close after 23 years in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An IKEA store in Taipei that has been operating for over two decades will cease operations in April. IKEA Taiwan announced on Facebook Sunday (March 14) that after 23 y...

Unexploded bomb found in Taipei's Songshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A recycling worker in Taipei's Minsheng Community (民生社區) on Tuesday (Feb. 16) discovered an unexploded artillery shell in a plastic bag. The 70-year-old man, surnam...

New Zealander pilot, friend feasted at Taipei's Din Tai Fung while infected with coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to a document leaked by a Taipei City Councilor on Wednesday (Dec. 23), the New Zealander pilot behind Taiwan's first local Wuhan coronavirus infection in ei...

High school in Taipei changing name to Princeton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yu Da High School (台北市私立育達高職) in Taipei City is planning to adopt the name “Princeton,” reports said Friday (June 26). Also known as Yu Da High School of Co...

Yo-Yo Ma to bring Bach to Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Renowned American cellist Yo-Yo Ma (馬友友) will channel Bach in the Taiwanese capital when he performs the Baroque master's Six Cello Suites this spring for one night on...

Enoch Wu says Taiwan can develop without China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Enoch Wu (吳怡農) said that Taiwanese oppose the "one country, two systems" framework and that the country can develop successfully without Communist China, at a pr...

Best riverside parks for admiring Taipei 101 fireworks and welcoming 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For those who have no wish to experience the stifling crowds that accompany watching the Taipei 101 New Year firework display at the foot of the skyscraper or on the adjac...

Louisa officially surpasses Starbucks in number of Taiwan locations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Louisa (路易莎) has officially opened more locations on the island than the internationally famous Starbucks as the surging coffeehouse chain seeks to take over the country&#...

Taipei Twin Towers to open in 2027

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The investment agreement for the Taipei Twin Towers project was signed Tuesday morning (Dec. 17) by Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) and Hsu Kun-tai (許崑泰), chairman of Ta...