Strike forces cancelation of Air France Paris-Taipei flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Barely a week after their inauguration, Air France flights between Paris and Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport were canceled Monday due to a strike in France. Follow...

Taiwan President calls for Africa Plan after trip to eSwatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Returning Saturday from her five-day visit to Swaziland, which changed names to eSwatini while she was there, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called for an “Africa Plan...

Taiwan police arrests Vietnamese-American man at airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Vietnamese-American man arrested inside an off-limits area at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport refused to answer questions from police, reports said Friday. The m...

Japan's StarFlyer airline to come to Taiwan in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --  Starflyer, a Japanese airline, announced Tuesday that starting October of this year it will start operating regular direct flights between Taoyuan and thre...

Three Spaniards wanted after defacing Kaohsiung MRT with graffiti 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Kaohsiung MRT train was defaced with graffiti by three Spanish men on April 12, who quickly fled to Hong Kong, reported Apple Daily.   On the morning of Apr...

Govt. to remove aircraft landing fees to boost tourism in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Transportation Ministry is planning not to charge aircraft landing fees at the airports in Hualien and Taitung in hopes of boosting local tourism. Eastern T...

Taiwan President calls for calm ahead of China's military drill in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) departed for the country’s ally Swaziland Tuesday morning, the day before China will conduct a live-fire military dril...

Power down for an hour at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A power outage hit Terminal 2 at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport for almost an hour Saturday morning, causing delays for passengers rushing to board their flights. ...

Completion of terminal 3 at Taiwan's Taoyuan Intl. Airport to be delayed until 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Minister of Transportation and Communications Ho Chen Tan (賀陳旦) announced on Thursday that the third terminal to be added to the Taoyuan International Airport will...

Mobile boarding passes to be offered on Taiwan domestic flights by year-end

Taipei (CNA) - Mobile boarding passes will soon be available for passengers taking domestic flights in Taiwan, a transportation official said Thursday. Currently, Taiwan Taoyuan International Ai...

Taiwanese woman seen at airport carrying bag saying it has 'gun, bomb' inside 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A netizen in the U.S. shared a hilarious photo on social media showing a Taiwanese woman holding an astonishingly inappropriate bag for air travel at the Taoyuan International ...

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...

Taiwanese celebrity parents apologize for son's school shooting threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The celebrity parents of An Tso Sun (孫安佐), the Taiwanese exchange student charged with allegedly making terrorist threats, issued an official apology to the public yesterday af...

Parents of Taiwanese student arrested over school threats fly to U.S.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Entertainers Sun Peng (孫鵬) and Di Ying (狄鶯) left on a flight to New York Friday evening in an effort to help their only son, who has been arrested after making threats of ...

Taiwan’s Taoyuan mayor: Taoyuan Aerotropolis project to enter physical development stage in 3rd quarter of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) said in a city council meeting on Wednsday that the Taoyuan Aerotropolis project has been approved by the city plannin...