British pilot discharged from Vietnam hospital, heading home

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) — A British pilot who was Vietnam’s most critical COVID-19 patient was discharged from a hospital on Saturday, less than a week after doctors said he was virus-free and ...

British pilot to leave Vietnam for home after virus recovery

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A British pilot who was Vietnam’s most critical COVID-19 patient is virus free and has recovered enough to make the long flight home next Sunday, doctors said. ...

CECC says flights between Taiwan and Vietnam to resume soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A day after Vietnam's government said it had placed Taiwan on its list of considered destinations for flights, Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on W...

Vietnam adds Taiwan to list of 'safe countries' for international flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak slows in Vietnam, its state-run media on Tuesday (June 9) announced that the government is planning on resuming international ...

Charter flight to pick up Vietnamese nationals stranded in Taiwan

The Vietnamese government will dispatch a charter flight Friday (May 29) to pick up Vietnamese nationals stranded in Taiwan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirmed Thursday (May 28). &quo...

Vietnam plans lung transplant for British COVID-19 patient

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Doctors in Vietnam are hoping to perform a lung transplant to save the life of a British pilot and keep him from becoming the Southeast Asian nation's first coronavirus fatality....

Central banks deploy trillions to keep economy running

Airlines are warning they may need bailouts as the virus outbreak brings more countries into lockdown, while central banks are injecting trillions of dollars more into the financial system to grease t...

Hun Sen stays loyal to China over coronavirus epidemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen refused to suspend all flights coming in from China after the first case of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was confirmed in the coastal...

Kim and Trump share views on North Korea's future at Hanoi Summit

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 7:45 a.m. Thursday North Korean state media says leader...

Taiwan airports add 30 additional routes in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s skies have become much busier, with a total of 30 new flight routes announced across Taiwan this year, reported CNA. Taiwan’s location in striking ...

Three airlines still refer to Taiwan as a country despite ultimatum from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite an ultimatum from China to airlines to stop referring to Taiwan as a country on their websites by July 25, at least three companies were still doing so Friday, acc...

Air India's Taiwan name change not related to ‘One China’ policy: Indian reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An Indian official source on July 7 told Indian media that the name change made by Air India about Taiwan did not relate to the "One China" policy and that it wa...

Air India kowtows to Beijing, lists Taiwan as ‘Chinese Taipei’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Air India has kowtowed to Beijing and listed Taiwan as "Chinese Taipei" after China demanded Air India, along with 33 other airlines describe Taiwan as part of C...

No reason for Air India to list Taiwan as part of China: academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tridivesh Singh Maini of O.P. Jindal Global University said that Air India has no reason to cave into China's demand to list Taiwan as part of China, unless China reco...

Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways re-list Taiwan as 'China Taiwan' on Chinese website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan Airlines (JAL) and All Nippon Airways (ANA) have caved in to China's threats and listed Taiwan as "China, Taiwan" after previously complying, then diso...