Taiwan team develops antigen for Wuhan coronavirus within 10 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As scientists rush to develop treatment and vaccines for the Wuhan coronavirus, a team of Taiwanese scientists has developed the country's first self-produced antigen ...

Russia bans entry of all Chinese nationals amid coronavirus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Russian government has banned all Chinese citizens from entering the country, saying the decision was made due to the "worsening epidemiological situation" i...

Rats possible culprit behind Wuhan virus outbreak: HK expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As scientists strive to identify the source of the highly contagious coronavirus (COVID-19) that has infected over 75,000 worldwide, a Hong Kong epidemiologist has pointed...

Airlines to resume Taiwan-Philippines flights after Manila lifts ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the Philippines lifted a ban on travel to and from Taiwan over the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) on Friday (Feb. 14), Taiwan's EVA Air announced it will resume Ta...

Taiwan's Starlux delays first flights to Cebu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan startup Starlux Airlines announced on Wednesday (Feb. 12) its launch of flights between Taiwan and Cebu in the Philippines would be changed from April 6 to July 1. ...

AP Explains: What T-Mobile takeover of Sprint means for you

NEW YORK (AP) — T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint could mean higher or lower phone bills, depending on whom you ask. A federal judge in New York ultimately took T-Mobile's ...

Report: Emirates pilots unaware engines idle in 2016 crash

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The pilots of an Emirates flight that crashed in 2016 and caught fire in Dubai failed to realize the engines of their Boeing 777 remained idle as they tried to take ...

Huawei, guarding US business, says Verizon violated patents

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei accused U.S. phone carrier Verizon of violating its patents in a lawsuit filed Thursday, broadening efforts to defend company's business in the United States a...

Saudi Arabia bars citizens, residents from travel to China

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Thursday barred its citizens and residents of the kingdom from traveling to China amid the new virus outbreak. The kingdom's Genera...

China Airlines halts new recruit training due to Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines has put off plans for new recruits to get on board as it gauges the impact of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak that has taken a toll on air travel. Around ...

Cathay Pacific asks staff to take unpaid leave due to virus

HONG KONG (AP) — Cathay Pacific Airways is asking its 27,000 employees to take turns in taking three weeks of unpaid leave while the Hong Kong carrier struggles with plunging revenue due to Chin...

Dubai airport remains world's No. 1 for international travel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai International Airport said on Wednesday that it maintained its title as the world's busiest for international travel, despite closing one of its runways for re...

Stamkos leads Lightning to 4-2 win over Golden Knights

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos tipped in his 24th goal of the season in the third period and led the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday nig...

American Airlines suspends flights to Hong Kong due to virus

American Airlines said Tuesday it has suspended flights to Hong Kong through Feb. 20 due to weak demand. Interest in travel to Hong Kong was already weakened by months of anti-govern...

Abu Dhabi's long-troubled Etihad sells 38 planes for $1B

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Abu Dhabi's long-troubled Etihad Airways said Tuesday it would sell 38 aircraft to an investment firm and a leasing company in a deal valued at $1 billion, the lates...