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. ...

Taiwan Customs seizes record haul of marijuana as checks on US, Canada flights tighten

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As inspections of passengers arriving from the U.S. and Canada have been tightened, Taiwan Customs officers seized from a passenger a record 37 kilograms of marijuana worth nea...

Atlas of Taiwan Gourmet food court opens at Taiwan Taoyuan Intl. Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – I-Mei Gourmet Supplier Corporation (義美吉盛), an affiliate of veteran Taiwanese food provider I-Mei Foods Co. (義美食品), opened the “Atlas of Taiwan Gourmet” (美味旅圖) ...

Taiwan EVA Air flight attendants plan June 4 protest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Flight attendants at EVA Air were planning a protest action in Taipei scheduled for June 4, just two days before the results of a strike vote will be announced, reports sa...

Taiwanese man dies after being hit by two cars while trying to get gas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese man surnamed Ke (柯) died after being hit by two vehicles while trying to stop passing cars when his car ran out of gas on a highway in New Taipei City, in the ...

Taiwan's China Airlines grounds jet bound for Shanghai after bomb threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's China Airlines pulled its jet from a flight scheduled to fly from Taoyuan to Shanghai after it received a letter threatening to blow up the aircraft on Sunday (May...

Wan An drill simulating air raid by China to held in Taipei today from 1:30-2 pm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 41st annual Wan An exercise, a drill simulating an air attack by Chinese military forces, will be held today (May 27) in northern Taiwan, with drills to be held in other pa...

Taiwan to hold air raid drills spread over May 27-30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pedestrians, cyclists and motorists in Taiwan will be forced off the roads between 1:30 and 2 p.m. on four separate days next week depending on the region for the latest r...

First Russian Siberia Airlines flight lands in Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The first flight of Russian airline Siberia Airlines, also known as S7 Airlines, is slated to land at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport today (May 24). Siberia Airlines h...

China dissident leaves for Canada after 233 days in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – One of two Chinese dissidents who arrived in Taiwan last September asking for political asylum was allowed to fly on to Canada after 233 days on the island, reports said T...

Level 1 flood warning issued for N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a weather front lashes large swaths of Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issed a level 1 flood warning for Taipei City and New Taipei City, while it has issued a ...

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...

Taipei wins best destination award for second year running

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei was chosen as the best leisure destination in Asia by Global Traveler for the second consecutive year, reports said Friday (May 17). A representative of the gove...

10 more foreigners join elite 'club' of naturalized Taiwanese citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ten more foreign professionals have been afforded the exclusive privileged of becoming naturalized Taiwanese citizens, while not being forced to relinquish the citizenship of t...