Osaka’s Kansai International Airport to return to normal services Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Beginning Friday September 21, airline services and ground transportation links at Kansai International Airport near Osaka, Japan, will return to normal for the first time...

Beijing-based PTT users spread fake Osaka airport bus story 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Professional Technology Temple (PTT), the most popular online bulletin board in Taiwan, has announced it is suspending applications for new accounts, after it has been dis...

Taiwan FM blames himself for suicide of Osaka envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said he feels guilty and in-part blames himself for the suicide of Director of Taiwan representative office in Osaka Su ...

Taiwan representative in Osaka dead by reported suicide

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's representative in the Japanese city of Osaka has died reportedly by suicide. The foreign ministry tweeted Friday that Su Chii-cherng had passed away, c...

Breaking News: Director of Taiwan representative office in Osaka commits suicide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Su Chii-cherng (蘇啓誠), the Director General of the Taiwan Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) in Osaka, Japan unexpectedly died today from an apparen...

Mangkhut upgraded to super typhoon, will affect Taiwan this weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Since Mangkhut reached super typhoon status yesterday afternoon, it has continued to strengthen as is appears to be headed toward the Bashi Channel and looks to be he...

Taiwan’s EVA Air to resume flights to Osaka on September 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If conditions allow, Taiwan’s EVA Air will resume flights to and from Osaka’s Kansai International Airport in Japan this Friday, September 14, according to med...

Typhoon Mangkhut could be strongest of year, Taiwan within 'margin of error'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Typhoon Mangkhut lashed Guam yesterday, it now appears on a path bound for the waters south of Taiwan, could soon develop into the strongest typhoon of the year and ...

Japan's prime minister thanks Taiwan for quake, typhoon concerns

Taipei, Sept. 8 (CNA) Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his gratitude to Taiwan for its citizens' concerns about the suffering of Japanese people from a strong earthquake and a sever...

Typhoon Mangkhut strongest threat to Taiwan so far this year: experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Tropical storm Mangkhut (山竹) could turn into the strongest typhoon yet to threaten Taiwan this year, meteorologists warned Saturday. Mangkhut, the Thai name for the mangostee...

Witnesses refute report stranded Taiwanese in Japan had to identify themselves as Chinese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Witnesses are refuting reports by Chinese state-run media outlets which had claimed yesterday that Taiwanese tourists stranded at Japan's Kansai International Airport ...

Japan's deadly summer: Floods, typhoons, earthquakes, heat

TOKYO (AP) — Floods, typhoons, earthquakes and a record-shattering heat wave. The summer of 2018 has been an unusually destructive and deadly one in Japan, even for a country prone to natural disaster...

Typhoon-damaged airport in Japan to partly reopen Friday

TOKYO (AP) — A major Japanese airport flooded by a typhoon will partially reopen Friday. Kyodo news agency said domestic flights at Kansai International Airport will resume Friday. T...

Beach in east Taiwan's Yilan closed after five deaths

Mystery Beach in Nan'ao Township, Yilan County has been closed until Sept. 14 following the deaths of five people who were swept out to sea by rogue waves Sunday during the passage of a typhoon no...

Taiwan President expresses sympathy to Japan after Typhoon Jebi

President Tsai Ing-wen extended her condolences on Twitter Wednesday to the families of the victims of Typhoon Jebi, which swept through western Japan a day earlier, leaving 11 people dead and more th...