Taiwanese student tests positive for Zika virus after a trip to Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese man has been diagnosed with Zika virus after his trip to Vietnam, announced the Center for Disease Control (CDC), and it becomes the first confirmed case of the dis...

17 passengers fined over weekend for smuggling meat into Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 17 passengers have been fined for trying to bring meat products into Taiwan since stiffer fines have been put in place, announced the Bureau of Animal and Plant Heal...

Australian passport holders may now enroll in Taiwan's e-gate entry program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Australian visitors to Taiwan traveling with China Airlines or EVA Air can now enter the country with a little less hassle the e-gate option, which will now accept Austral...

Cambodian Airways to open direct flight between Phnom Penh and central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Airports in Taiwan continue to expand international flight options in the region. This week, Taichung International Airport is about to introduce its first direct flight to Phn...

Taiwan-South Korea automatic immigration clearance program inaugurated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and South Korea co-launched the “Taiwan-South Korea Automatic Immigration Clearance Program” and signed a MOU at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on...

First daily direct flight from Taichung, central Taiwan to Tokyo takes off Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The first daily direct flight from central Taiwan's Taichung City to Tokyo took off today (June 14) from Taichung International Airport, media reports said. A firs...

Mandarin Airlines to begin daily flights from Taichung to Tokyo in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Mandarin Airlines (華信航空), a subsidiary of China Airlines (CAL), announced today that it will be launching direct daily flights from Taichung to Tokyo starting on J...

Taichung in central Taiwan dubbed among top three trending destinations for tour groups and families

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taichung in central Taiwan has been named one of the top three destinations in 2018 to grow in popularity with travelers this year along with Cebu in the Philippines and S...

Brake trouble for fighter jet causes delays at Taiwan airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Air Force apologized Wednesday after brake problems on one of its Indigenous Defense Fighters (經國號) caused delays for five civilian flights at Taichung International A...

Coupon books for Taiwan's 2017 Penghu Autumn Festival are up for grabs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Penghu National Scenic Area Administration (PNSAA) has issued 10,000 coupon books in conjunction with sport themed events of the “2017 Penghu Autumn Festival,&rdqu...

3 Chinese pickpockets nabbed after stealing NT$100,000 in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three Chinese nationals pickpockets have been caught after pilfering NT$100,000 (US$3,280) from unwitting, mainly Japanese, tourists, during a recent stay in Taiwan on tourist ...

Taiwan’s Taichung and Japan’s Chubu airports sign Sister Airport Agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taichung Airport has signed a “Sister Airport Agreement” with Japan’s Chubu Centrair International Airport in Nagoya Thursday, with an aim to increase central ...