Singapore’s Scoot Airlines launches two-day flight attendant recruitment in Taiwan  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Singapore's low-cost aviation company Scoot Airlines conducted a two-day recruiting activity in Taipei on Aug. 18 with only 40 positions available.  According ...

MAC poll finds majority in Taiwan disapprove of China’s political interference

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The majority of people in Taiwan disapprove of Beijing’s efforts to suppress the country’s international space, according to a poll released Aug. 16 by the Cabinet...

German parliamentarians back Taiwan in youth games row

Two members of Germany's parliament came to Taiwan's defense Thursday, criticizing China for pressuring the East Asian Olympic Committees (EAOC) into revoking a Taiwanese city's right to h...

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to launch baggage drop-off service in October

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport will soon launch time-saving baggage drop-off services that have proven popular around the world, an executive at Taoyuan International Airport Corp. (TIAC) said F...

3 Chilean airplanes grounded by bomb threats

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Aviation authorities in South America say one airliner was forced to make an emergency landing in Peru and two other flights returned to airports in Chile after Chilean official...

Man convicted of sexual assaulting fellow plane passenger

DETROIT (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a Detroit-area man of sexually assaulting a sleeping Spirit Airlines passenger. U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider announced the verdict Thur...

Taiwan demands correction of ‘Taiwan, China’ name on Intercontinental site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Just hours after one hotel in Taiwan announced it was giving up on its contract with Marriott because of that group’s use of the name ‘Taiwan, China,’ th...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Aug. 16, the 228th day of 2018. There are 137 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 1...

Big-game Brooks: Koepka has 4 wins on tour, 3 majors

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Just call him big-game Brooks. Not even Brooks Koepka can explain why he plays some of his best golf at the biggest events. The PGA Championship not only was his thi...

Warren Buffett's firm adds to Apple, Teva investments

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett's company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments...

Appeasing China will not bring peace

People who love peace, freedom and human rights should not forget the words of German pastor Martin Niemoeller (1892-1984) about the Nazis, paraphrased at the New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston:...

Kung Fu Panda Fights Extinction

SAN FRANCISCO (WildAid) - In between his blockbuster movie releases, Po, the Kung Fu Panda, is busy championing endangered species as part of the world's largest ever wildlife conservation awarene...

Seattle airplane theft prompts review of security measures

SEATTLE (AP) — The spectacular theft of a 76-seat plane from the Seattle airport by a ground crew employee is prompting an industrywide review of how to thwart such insider security threats, though it...

What happened, what's next after airline worker stole plane

SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. investigators are working to find out how an airline employee stole an empty commercial airplane from the main airport serving Seattle and crashed into a small island after being c...

Warren Buffett's investing continues to evolve even at 87

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett is still finding new places to invest decades after he started, even though his basic approach of finding businesses selling for less than they are worth hasn't chang...