China flexes muscle near Hong Kong amid more weekend rallies

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Members of China's paramilitary People's Armed Police marched and practiced crowd control tactics at a sports complex in Shenzhen across from Hong Kong in what som...

Cathay Pacific kowtows to Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cathay Pacific announced major personnel changes on Friday (Aug. 17), with Hong Kong scholars saying this was due to pressure from China, Ming Pao reports. China Centra...

Controlled drugs disguised as candied fruits seized at customs

Taipei, Aug. 5 (CNA) A total of 30,200 pills of the controlled drug Erimin-5 have been seized by Taiwan customs before being shipped to China under the disguise as "candied fruits," the coun...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters are a major ...

Over 200 flights canceled in Hong Kong as multiple strikes take place

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the anti-extradition bill protests rage on in Hong Kong, nearly 3,000 aviation employees and civil aviation officials joined in the so-called "Three Strikes" (三罷) ...

2 United pilots held for alleged intoxication before flight

LONDON (AP) — Police in Scotland say two pilots have been arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs before a scheduled flight to New Jersey. The flight, ...

US exempts aviation, space exports from new Russia sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is exempting aviation safety and space exploration technology from new sanctions it has levied against Russia in connection with the poisoning of a former Ru...

Experts stamp out Iowa museum hopes: 'Inverted Jenny' a fake

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Hopes by small aviation museum in southwestern Iowa that a stamp in its possession was rare enough to parlay a potential fortune crashed Friday when experts told them it wasn't real...

AP Sources: Boeing changing Max software to use 2 computers

Boeing is developing software for the 737 Max that will use a second flight control computer to make the system more reliable, solving a problem that surfaced in June with the grounded jet, two people...

Hong Kong Airlines staff to join city-wide strike on Aug. 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As protests continue into the ninth week in Hong Kong, some civil servants have called for a three day city-wide strike next week, starting Monday (Aug. 5). Reports on Aug...

Japan airports to implement facial recognition entry ahead of 2020 Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and in a bid to boost tourism, Japan announced this week that it has begun implementing facial recognition immigration entry systems at i...

US fighter jet crashes in Death Valley, injures 7 visitors

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. Navy fighter jet crashed Wednesday in Death Valley National Park, injuring seven people who were at a scenic overlook where aviation enthusiasts routinely watch military pilo...

Drone tested for vote ballot pickup from Grand Canyon tribe

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Officials are testing a ballot-collecting drone to make voting easier for members of the Havasupai Tribe, whose members live deep within the Grand Canyon. Ele...

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...

The Latest: Senators clash with FAA over Boeing oversight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the Federal Aviation Administration's oversight of Boeing in the wake of two deadly 737 Max crashes (all times local): ...