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Taiwan police make record seizure of illegal ammunition

The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said Saturday it seized 100,200 rounds of illegal ammunition at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Oct. 29, a new record high for a single seizure. The ...

Parents of murdered Malaysian student arrive in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The parents of a Malaysian student murdered in southern Taiwan arrived in the country on Sunday (Nov. 1). A female Malaysian national surnamed Chung (鍾) who studied at ...

United Airlines resumes passenger flights to Taiwan

United Airlines has resumed passenger flights between San Francisco and Taipei, marking a resumption of flight services on the route that had been suspended since March 19 due to the COVID-19 pandemic...

Special flight takes 289 migrant workers home to Vietnam from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vietnam sent a special flight to Taiwan Monday (Sept. 21) to take 289 migrant workers home who had been interned after overstaying their legal residency period on the isla...

Peach Aviation to resume Taiwan-Japan flights in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese budget airline Peach Aviation announced Wednesday (Sept. 9) the resumption of flights between Japan and Taiwan starting Oct. 25. It will operate three flights ...

2,000 applicants turn up for 59 job openings at Taiwan’s main airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite the travel crisis caused by the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, 2,000 people still turned up to take part in written tests for 59 available job openings at ...

Scoot to resume Taoyuan-Tokyo flights in September

Budget airline Scoot announced on Friday it will resume flights between Taiwan's Taoyuan and Japan's Tokyo Narita airports starting Sept. 9 as it gradually resumes its schedule of services aft...

China Airlines cargo plane returns to Taiwan after blown tire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A China Airlines (CAL) cargo plane on its way to Los Angeles returned to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Saturday (Aug. 29) after the pilot was told the aircraft had ...

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to resume passenger flights to Taiwan Sept. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on Thursday (Aug. 27) announced the resumption of passenger flights between the Netherlands and Taiwan starting Sept. 1. The Netherlands' f...

Target date for 3rd runway at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport still 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The third runway at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport should still be completed in 2025, despite recent proposals for a delay until 2030 amid falling traffic due to the...

Tigerair Taiwan abandons plans for Valentine’s ‘pretend tours abroad’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite the popularity of “pretend tours abroad” during the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Tigerair Taiwan has abandoned plans for two such flights to ...

EVA Air flight draws thumbs-up sign on Taiwan map

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An EVA Air pilot flew a route that formed a thumbs-up sign on a map to show his support for medical staff battling the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, reports said ...

Most transit passengers in Taiwan travel between Southeast Asia, North America

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since a ban on transit passengers ended in June, most of them traveled between Southeast Asia and North America, data from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport showed Thur...

StarLux launches air travel tour to Taiwan's Dongsha Islands

Taipei-based StarLux Airlines Co. on Friday launched a "pretend tour abroad" to the Taiwan-controlled Dongsha Islands (東沙群島, Pratas Islands) in the northern part of the South China Sea. T...

Pleasure flight launched by Taiwan’s StarLux flies off the shelves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tickets for the limited-edition pleasure flight launched by Taiwan’s start-up StarLux Airlines sold out as soon as they went on sale at 10 a.m. on Tuesday (Aug. 4). ...