EVA Air sues union for 'illegally' striking

EVA Airways on Friday sued the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU), alleging that it illegally mobilized its flight attendants to go on strike. The company asked for a compensation of NT$34 mill...

EVA Air strike: Should labor rights trump passenger rights?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – EVA Air’s flight attendants unexpectedly went on strike at 4 p.m. on Thursday (June 20), after the union and airliner failed to reach a consensus on the union’...

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade

TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday just days ahead of the 30th anniversary ...

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade

TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan is urging Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China. Wang was speaking Wednesday in Tokyo days ahe...

Taiwan, EU pledge to safeguard labor rights for fishing industry workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese authorities and the European Economic and Trade Office (EETO) vowed to work together to address labor rights issues and ensure better oversight of the country&rs...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SENATE PANEL TO GRILL BARR A dramatic showdown is expecte...

Taiwan’s Labor Day marchers demand more days off and better safeguards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Marchers in Taipei’s Labor Day parade Wednesday (May 1) braved pouring rain to demand more days off and better safeguards. An estimated 6,000 labor activists took to th...

The Latest: May Day: German unions urge against nationalism

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on rallies and events marking May Day around the world (all times local): 10 a.m. Ahead of a May Day rally in over a dozen German cities, G...

Thousands march on May Day, demand better working conditions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of trade union members and activists are marking May Day by marching through Asia's capitals and demanding better working conditions and expanding labor rights. ...

Cambodian PM says China to help if EU cuts trade privileges

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's prime minister says China has agreed to provide assistance if the European Union implements trade sanctions against the Southeast Asian nation over human rights ...

Hundreds of migrant workers protest in Taipei against brokers, demand direct hiring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hundreds of migrant workers marched in Taipei on Sunday (April 28) to protest against the brokerage system and demanded that it be replaced with a government-to-government dire...

China's Xi calls for educators to clamp down on ‘false ideas and thoughts’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China President Xi Jinping urged teachers to tackle “false ideas and thoughts” at a Beijing education symposium on Monday. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP)...

FIFA: Nations must restore ties with Qatar to host WC games

LONDON (AP) — Persian Gulf countries would have to lift boycotts of Qatar before being eligible to join hosting of the World Cup, FIFA determined in a feasibility study recommending its ruling council...

Taiwan remembers 228 victims at music concert in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A festival hosted at Taipei’s Ketagalan Boulevard on Thursday not only commemorated the lives lost during Taiwan’s period of White Terror, but also cast a ligh...

Cambodia blasts EU move to consider lifting trade privileges

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia has issued a strong response to the European Union's announcement that it is beginning the process to withdraw preferential duty-free and quota-free status for imp...