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Lithuanian transport and communications vice minister to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Lithuanian delegation headed by Transport and Communications Vice Minister Agne Vaiciukeviciute is set to arrive in Taiwan on Sunday (Aug. 7). The Ministry of Foreign...

Bus driver says he didn't know his gummy snacks included THC

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A commercial bus driver has been charged with 38 counts of reckless endangerment after blacking out behind the steering wheel while snacking on gummies he says he didn’t know ...

Pandemic endangers operation of Taiwan's bus companies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A sharp decrease in the number of passengers due to recent surges in local COVID-19 cases has some Taiwanese bus companies that operate passenger transportation on freeway...

Bus drivers demanding 10% pay hike strike in Iranian capital

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Bus drivers in Tehran seeking a 10% wage increase walked off the job Monday, paralyzing parts of the city, local media reported, the latest civic demonstration in Iran amid growing...

Services of Taipei bus Route 307 cut due to pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Services of many Taipei bus routes jointly operated by a number of bus companies, including Route 307 which runs between New Taipei City’s Banqiao and Taipei City&rs...

American Airlines will use buses for hops to Philadelphia

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines has hired a bus company to carry passengers between Philadelphia and two airports that are only a short hop away by air. The service will s...

Bus driver in central Taiwan receives passenger complaint for leaving bus to buy lunch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A passenger recently made a complaint to media outlets about a bus driver leaving the vehicle while on duty to buy lunch, to which the bus company said it will assess the ...

Omicron cluster case movements revealed in Taiwan's Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taoyuan City Government on Wednesday (Jan. 5) revealed the recent movements of four cleaners working at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport who are connected to an Om...

Taiwan intercity bus carrier Aloha Transport ceasing operations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Long-distance bus operator Aloha Transport announced its closure on Wednesday (Dec. 1), citing operating losses as a result of fewer travelers during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Greyhound settles lawsuit over immigration sweeps on buses

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Greyhound Lines Inc. will pay $2.2 million to settle a lawsuit over the bus line’s practice of allowing U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents to board its buses in Washington...

Chicago party bus shooting wounds 8 amid rising gun violence

CHICAGO (AP) — A drive-by shooting in Chicago wounded eight people who had been riding on a party bus, one of several shootings in the city that left at least three people dead on the same day, police...

Taiwan to vaccinate 4,300 bus drivers and staff against COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 4,300 bus drivers and station staff on routes from some of the worst affected COVID-19 areas became eligible for vaccinations Friday (July 2), according to the M...

The Latest: Croatia forward Perišić positive for virus

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Croatia says forward Ivan Perišić has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss the team’s game against Sp...

The Latest: UK health secretary quits in wake of scandal

LONDON — U.K. Health Secretary Matt Hancock has resigned after breaking social distancing rules with an aide he was allegedly having an affair with. The tabloid Sun newspaper had run...

Finland sees spike in virus cases from returning soccer fans

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish health authorities have detected a spike in coronavirus cases that has been traced to soccer fans returning from neighboring Russia following European Championship matches in S...