Taiwan customs discovers 53 smuggled animals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s customs authorities on Thursday (July 18) seized packages of live animals imported from Malaysia in a wildlife smuggling operation worth NT$5 million that i...

Concrete blocks, ceiling tiles fall in Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Concrete blocks and ceiling tiles suddenly fell in an entrance hall of the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Monday evening (July 15), but no injuries were reported. A...

Despite EVA strike, airline's new route to Matsuyama in Japan's Shikoku still on track

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the midst of an ongoing strike by EVA Air flight attendants, the airline is still planning to begin its new flight route to Matsuyama Airport (松山空港) in the Japanese pre...

Taipei mayor upset at newspaper for 'concocting fake news'

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Wednesday criticized a pro-independence newspaper for "concocting fake news" related to his upcoming trip to China and said he was against both "red"...

Taiwan airport exempts baggage screening for US flight transfers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s representative office in the U.S. and the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) exchanged signed Letters of Intent (LOI) on Tuesday (June 25) that will streaml...

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. ...

Bamboo Airways launches inaugural flight from Taiwan to Da Nang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Vietnam-based Bamboo Airways (越竹航空) launched its inaugural flight from Taiwan’s Taoyuan International Airport to Da Nang in central Vietnam on Tuesday (June 18), mar...

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) ...

Relations between Taiwan and Russia are steadily improving: VOA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In recent months, relations between Taiwan and Russia have been steadily increasing, with the trend of warming ties between the two countries expected to continue. In a...

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...