Airlines to serve Taiwan Railway bento boxes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The extremely popular Taiwan Railway bento boxes are expected to be served as in-flight meals as soon as next year, reports said. Prepared by the Taiwan Railways Admini...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, July 23, the 204th day of 2019. There are 161 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 23, ...

Photo of the Day: Kid covers ears as jet lands in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In this photo submitted by Andy Ip, a three-year old boy can be seen covering his ears as a China Airlines jet comes alarmingly close for landing at Songshan Airport in Taipei ...

Taiwan’s Legislature passes amendment punishing airlines for sudden closure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Legislature on Tuesday passed an amendment to the Civil Aviation Law that prescribes a heavy fine or a prison sentence of less than three years for owners of ...

Top 10 alternative things to see and do on Penghu

Penghu is a small archipelago of around 90 islands located in the Taiwan Strait midway between Taiwan and China. All of the islands that make up Penghu are only 141 square kilometres in size and th...

Taiwanese visited Japan in record numbers in 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A record 4.5 million Taiwanese visited Japan in 2017 despite numerous typhoons disrupting air travel and the demise of an airline, according to the Japan National Tourism ...

Mandarin Airlines to introduce ATR planes ahead of Lunar New Year

Taipei, Jan. 11 (CNA) Mandarin Airlines, a subsidiary of China Airlines (CAL), announced Thursday it plans to deploy its three new ATR 72-600s in the run up to the Lunar New Year, to serve domestic tr...

New alliance urges easing of rules on revocation of Taiwan citizenship

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) A number of legal experts and civic groups said Wednesday that they have formed an alliance to push for amendments to the regulations that allow the government to strip an immig...

Pilot fined for leaving TransAsia Airways after crashes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A co-pilot was sentenced Wednesday to pay TransAsia Airways (復興航空) NT$1.3 million (US$42,650) because he left three years into a 10-year contract following two crashes inv...

Editorial: Time to decide the fate of Taipei Songshan Airport

End martial law above the skies of Taipei City. That phrase, echoing the Martial Law era which overshadowed the whole country’s society for four decades, reflects the view that the skies over...

Airlines need to inform bankruptcy situation to authorities 60 days in advance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—TransAsia Airway's (復興航空) abrupt disbanding last November impacted the rights of passengers and shareholders, leading the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) to intro...

Taiwanese tourist numbers in Macau rebound to 1 million in 2016

Taipei (Taiwan)—The number of Taiwanese tourists traveling to Macau returned to the 1 million mark in 2016, up nearly 9 percent from the previous year, according to statistics compiled by the Ma...

Taiwan’s UNI Air to launch Taipei-Hualien service from Feb. 16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s UNI Air (立榮航空) will launch Taipei-Hualien service with two flights a day on Feb. 16. The website of UNI Air, a Taiwan’s domestic and regional subsidiary o...

The Year in News: Top stories in Taiwan in 2016 by month

2016 has been a tumultuous year for Taiwan, with many highs and lows, including the election of its first female president, a devastating earthquake, random acts of violence, labor reforms, extreme we...

FAT wants to take over TransAsia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Far Eastern Air Transport said Saturday it was interested in taking over defunct TransAsia Airways, including all its routes and 1,000 of its staff. The surpris...