Taiwan tourists stuck in Italy amid shutdown of air routes between 2 countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines sent one airplane to evacuate Taiwanese tourists from Rome on Monday (Feb. 3) after Italy reported the first two confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus an...

Countries evaluate evacuation of citizens in virus epicenter

BEIJING (AP) — Countries with citizens in the central Chinese city that's the epicenter of a viral outbreak are planning evacuations as the number of illnesses grow and China takes drastic measures to...

Countries evaluate evacuation of citizens in virus epicenter

TOKYO (AP) — Countries with citizens in the central Chinese city that's the epicenter of a viral outbreak are planning evacuations as the number of illnesses grow and China takes drastic measures to t...

US to screen airline passengers from China for new illness

Three U.S. airports will screen passengers arriving from central China for a new virus that has sickened dozens, killed two and prompted worries about an international outbreak, health officials said ...

US to screen airline passengers from China for new illness

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials announced Friday that they will begin screening airline passengers arriving from central China for a new virus that has sickened dozens and killed two, prompting ...

Taiwan’s CAL to launch direct flights to Thai city of Chiang Mai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) announced on Monday (Jan. 6) it would start operating direct flights to Chiang Mai in June, eyeing a bigger share of the growing touris...

Vietnam beats Thailand as favorite SE Asian destination among Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vietnam has surpassed Thailand as the favorite Southeast Asian tourist destination among international travelers from Taiwan, with the number of Taiwanese visiting the cou...

No. 22 Washington beats Ball State 85-64 in Honolulu

HONOLULU (AP) — Jaden McDaniels scored 22 points, Quade Green had 21 and No. 22 Washington pulled away from Ball State for an 85-64 victory in a Diamond Head Classic quarterfinal Sunday. ...

Czechia and Slovakia offices host joint event celebrating Taiwan ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Thursday (Oct. 17), the Czech and Slovakian representative offices in Taiwan jointly hosted a National Day celebration in Taipei to honor the country, inviting Minister...

Choosing among airports? Don't let price be your only guide

When booking a flight to a city with more than one airport, how do you know which one to choose? If you're like a majority of Americans, you're guided in part by your wallet. More th...

Brunei-Kinmen charter flights scheduled for November

The Kinmen Tourism Department announced earlier this week that four international charter flights will fly from Brunei to Kinmen in November, as part of efforts to promote tourism to Taiwan's outl...

Tourism Bureau of Taiwan signs MOU with Japan’s JR Shikoku

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The director of the Tourism Bureau of Taiwan, Chou Yung-huei (周永暉) on Thursday (July 18) flew to Japan on the first-ever direct flight from Taoyuan to Matsuyama, Japan, to...

Taiwan News interviews outgoing Israeli envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Israeli envoy to Taiwan, Asher Yarden, has been serving as the chief of the Israel Economic and Cultural Office (ISECO) in Taipei since summer of 2015. After four years of ...

Russia's flights ban for Georgia comes into effect

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The Russian government's ban on direct flights between Russia and Georgia has come into effect, affecting thousands of travelers. President Vladimir Putin int...

Despite EVA strike, airline's new route to Matsuyama in Japan's Shikoku still on track

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the midst of an ongoing strike by EVA Air flight attendants, the airline is still planning to begin its new flight route to Matsuyama Airport (松山空港) in the Japanese pre...