Wanted fugitives fleeing coronavirus return to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Aviation Police Bureau said Thursday (Feb. 20) that the country has seen an increasing number of fugitives returning from China since the Wuhan coronavirus (C...

Flight from Detroit to South Korea makes emergency landing

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A Delta Airlines flight from Detroit to Seoul, South Korea, had to make an emergency landing Tuesday in Fairbanks after the airplane had engine trouble, Fairbanks Internationa...

Taiwan nabs Canadian smuggling drugs disguised as tea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport arrested a Canadian found with NT$30 million (US$1 million) worth of marijuana disguised as Chinese Pu’er tea, reports...

Taiwan’s EVA Air to sue passenger for injuring crew on flight from Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – EVA Air has said it would sue a passenger on a flight from Hong Kong who threw a plate on the floor and injured a crew member, reports said Saturday (Jan. 4). Just befo...

Father and daughter try to smuggle heroin hidden in cereal into Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A father and his daughter were caught trying to smuggle heroin from Thailand into Taiwan hidden in bags of cereal, airport police announced Tuesday (Dec. 31). The incid...

Thailand gives life sentence to Taiwanese heroin smuggler

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A court in Thailand that had sentenced a Taiwanese man to death for smuggling heroin has changed his sentence to life in prison after he confessed, reports said Thursday (...

Taiwan airport police introduces English- and Vietnamese-speaking officers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 54 airport police officers have passed language certification exams in either English or Vietnamese, which will allow them to wear a special badge identifying t...

Pilot suspected of drinking arrested at Minnesota airport

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Delta Air Lines pilot suspected of drinking before his flight at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport has been arrested. A report by airport police says th...

TSA: Man checked missile launcher in luggage at BWI

BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal officials say they've found a missile launcher in a man's luggage at the airport in Baltimore. The Transportation Security Administration said in a statement...

Leader of La Luz del Mundo charged with child rape

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human traffic...

The Latest: Canadian sentenced to life in US airport attack

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a Canadian man convicted of terrorism for nearly killing a Michigan airport police officer (all times local): 11:25 a.m. ...

Government seeks life term for Canadian in US airport attack

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — U.S. prosecutors are seeking a life sentence for a Canadian man who was convicted of terrorism for nearly killing a Michigan airport police officer. Amor Ftouhi (...

Search on for who left cremated remains at Alaska airport

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police are trying to reunite cremated remains left at Alaska's largest airport with the traveler who left them behind. Someone traveling through the Ted Stev...

Visitor from Myanmar attacks pork-sniffing dog at Taiwan airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A visitor from Myanmar attacked a dog trained to sniff out banned meat products and his handler upon arriving at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, the Apple Daily reported W...

Taiwan to arm airport police with submachine guns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In order to strengthen efforts against terrorism, airport police will soon be equipped with submachine guns, reports said Tuesday. The National Security Council and relevant ...