MOFA short film spotlights Taiwan’s ICAO bid

A short film spotlighting how Taiwan Can Help realize the International Civil Aviation Organization’s objective of a seamless sky and ensure “No Country Left Behind” was released Sep...

8.38 million cigarettes preordered on 24 Taiwan presidential flights since 2006: CAL

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the cigarette scandal continues to smolder, China Airlines (CAL, 中華航空) on Sunday (July 28) announced that it estimates that 41,904 cartons of cigarettes have been preordered...

Taiwan-based EVA trying to arrange flights for 105,700 customers as strike drags on

An ongoing strike by flight attendants of EVA Air will result in the cancelation of 911 flights June 24-28, which will affect more than 100,000 of its passengers who had previous bookings for that per...

'Uber Clause' to be introduced in early June: MOTC

Taipei (CNA) -- Amended regulations that ban ride-hailing service Uber from running a taxi business in Taiwan while partnering with rental car companies will come into effect in early June, the Minist...

Taiwan's Uber drivers protest planned changes to rental car regulations

Hundreds of Uber drivers rallied in front of the Presidential Office on Sunday to protest planned regulations that would require Uber-supported transportation services to adopt hourly or day-based far...

Taiwan Rail seeks compensation for Puyuma train disaster

The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) said Friday that it is seeking compensation from both the manufacturer of the Puyuma train model involved in a deadly derailment last October in northeastern T...

Exclusive Interview: Taiwan's ICT to play important role in autonomous vehicles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo opened in Taipei on March 26, and one of the highlights is an exhibition on mobility and transportation, the ITS Expo, organized by t...

Exclusive interview: 'Team Taiwan' looks to international market to provide smart mobility solutions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo opened in Taipei on March 26, and one of the highlights is an exhibition on mobility and transportation, the ITS Expo, organized by t...

Taiwan CAL manager suffers nosebleed during 10-hour talks with pilots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During a grueling "red eye" session of negotiations with striking pilots that lasted for 10 hours, there was a dramatic pause in talks when an executive from China Ai...

Taiwan's China Airlines makes some tentative concessions to pilots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the third round of negotiations between striking pilots and China Airlines (CAL) management, which started at 1 a.m. this morning, the air carrier has made some concessions ...

Taiwan welcomes 11 millionth visitor of 2018

Taipei, Dec. 30 (CNA) A Japanese national has become the 11 millionth tourist to visit Taiwan in 2018 after arriving at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on a flight from Kansai International Airpo...

Taiwan government to subsidize ABS equipped motorcycles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Starting next year, the Taiwan government will subsidize the installation of, or purchase of a new scooter or motorcycle with an anti-lock braking system (ABS) or a combin...

Taiwan transport ministry seeks punishment for 3 ex-railway chiefs

The three former heads of the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) might face administrative punishment ranging from a minor demerit to a major demerit in the wake of the deadly derailment of a Puyuma...

DPP legislator calls for better protection of road safety personnel in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — DPP legislator Lee Kun-tse (李昆澤) has called for better protection for road safety personnel across Taiwan, according to a report by CNA. Lee reminded fellow ministers t...

Taiwan to dish out subsidies to boost tourism in four municipalities after train derailment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau will announce on October 29 the details of a subsidy program to encourage travel to Hualien, Taitung, Pingtung counties, and Kaohsiung City i...