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Taiwan to allow earlier train bookings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) will adjust its ticket-reservation rule from August 5, allowing reservations to be made up to 28 days in advance, an improvement o...

Southeast Asia’s Internet economy grows beyond all expectations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Southeast Asia’s Internet economy is growing much faster than expected due to online shopping and ride-sharing, according to a report published Thursday (October 3)....

Taiwan's high speed rail to increase services from July 1

There will be 18 weekly services added to Taiwan's bullet train system from July 1 to meet increasing travel demand from its passengers, the Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp (THSRC) announced Monday. ...

Business Highlights

___ Survey: US manufacturing activity increased in March WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturers grew at a faster pace in March, as the pace of employment jumped and n...

Brexit is hurting travel industry, airline warns

LONDON (AP) — Discount airline easyJet warned Monday that the U.K.'s pending withdrawal from the European Union is causing travelers to hold back on booking tickets amid doubts over what Britain's fut...

Expedia profit falls, faces legal fight with United Airlines

BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — Expedia Group Inc. boosted fourth-quarter revenue by selling more hotel rooms and airline tickets, but write-downs pushed profit down 69 percent, to $17 million. ...

National Palace Museum to launch online ticketing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Visitors to Taiwan’s National Palace Museum will no longer be daunted by long queues for buying tickets, as the museum will offer online ticketing starting Sept. 2. ...

Software firm's glitch stops travelers from booking tickets

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A technology company says it's fixed a problem that had prevented travelers from booking trips with some U.S. airlines this week. For a time on Monday night,...