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Taiwan's China Airlines to reduce cargo flights amid local cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's flag carrier China Airlines (CAL) said Sunday (May 9) that it will temporarily reduce international cargo flight services to cope with a pilot shortage caused...

Japan Airlines scraps several Taiwan routes during summer 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan Airlines (JAL) announced Friday (May 7) it was scrapping several flights between airports in Taiwan and Japan starting July 1. Services between Kaohsiung and Toky...

COVID outbreak causes Taiwan’s China Airlines to scrap North American flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the evacuation of a Novotel hotel near Taiwan’s main airport Thursday (April 29) after a staff manager tested positive for COVID-19, China Airlines (CAL) a...

US officials postpone visit to Guatemala because of volcano

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A planned meeting between U.S. and Guatemalan officials Wednesday was postponed because a volcano's eruption prevented the American delegation from flying in. The...

The Latest: S Korean capital orders tests for all foreigners

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea’s capital has ordered coronavirus tests for all foreign workers as the country expands mass testing targeting expatriates in a campaign that has triggered complaints ...

Dachser organized its first westbound block train from China to Germany

The time-and-cost-effective rail service offers an immediate and reliable solution for multiple customers during the peak season HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 7 January 2021 - Fifty FEU containers ...

Pandemic pushes steep drop in foreign college students

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Just two semesters short of earning a cybersecurity master’s degree in the U.S., Sai Naini is stuck in India, unsure what his future holds. He rushed home this s...

Struggling Mexican airline Interjet resumes its flights

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Troubled Mexican airline Interjet resumed flights Wednesday and pledged to pay back wages owed its employees, after the carrier suspended flights for three days, citing cash flow an...

The Latest: Greece makes a bit to save its tourism season.

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause m...

Virus strands Norway racer in Alaska after Iditarod win

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Thomas Waerner won this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in March, but he is still waiting to return to his home in Norway. Waerner and his 16 dogs have b...

Foreign offices in Taiwan support border control measures

Several foreign representative offices in Taiwan have expressed support for Taiwan's strict border control measures, which took effect Thursday (March 19), saying they understand the need for such...

Business Fallout: Hong Kong Express to halt flights til May

Less than three months ago came the first reports of cases of pneumonia related to a virus first detected in Wuhan, China. The outbreak of the virus that causes COVID-19 has caused unprecedented disru...

Taiwan rolls out bailout plan for airline industry amid coronavirus crisis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government of Taiwan is expected to flesh out a bailout plan by the end of the week to help the aviation industry weather the coronavirus outbreak. Chunghwa Post Co...

On the Money: Travel insurance can help, but has its limits

Travel insurance can be a good investment if you have medical issues or you're traveling to a volatile region, experts say. But it has its limits, as many travelers whose plans are affected by coronav...

Taiwan airlines to receive government loans to ease impact of coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said Monday (March 16) that the government is planning to provide financial aid, such as project loans, to reduce ...