Taiwan

  • Chinese aviation regulators say four American airlines missed Taiwan deadline

    Published on : Friday, July 27, 2018

    Chinese regulators say four U.S. airlines have failed to carry out an order to call self-ruled Taiwan as part of China on their websites.   The air regulator says 40 out of 44 foreign airlines met a Wednesday deadline to …

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  • American Airlines removes Taiwan references after China demand

    Published on : Wednesday, July 25, 2018

    The authorities of American Airlines Group confirmed it had changed how its website refers to Taiwan, a move expected to be followed by two other major US carriers in an effort to avoid Chinese penalties.     A check of …

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  • Taiwan steps in to help Palau after China termed Palau as ‘illegal destination’

    Published on : Thursday, July 19, 2018

    Taiwan, known for modern cities and architecture has stepped in to help its ally, Palau to attract more tourists after an airline from Micronesian nation, Palau Pacific Airways said that it was forced to shut its business under the pressure …

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  • Taiwan railways back to normal, except tourist trains

    Published on : Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    All the railway services in Taiwan gradually returned to normal in the morning today after typhoon Maria passed over northern Taiwan overnight.     The express train services on the West Coast Line from Taipei to Kaohsiung began at 6:00 …

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  • 3,430 people evacuated as Typhoon Maria headed towards Taiwan

    Published on : Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    The Government of Taiwan began to evacuate its population from mountain zones as the deadliest storm Typhoon Maria heads towards this island. Offices and schools were closed and flights were cancelled.     Maria was 200 kilometers (120 miles) east-northeast …

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  • More than 250 flights cancelled as severe typhoon Maria heading to Taiwan

    Published on : Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    Most of the airlines including Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd., Air China Ltd. and EVA Airways Corp have cancelled about 161 international flights and 117 on domestic routes as severe Typhoon Maria closes in on the island.     The government …

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  • Taiwan is all set to fortify its tourism bonding with PH-TECO

    Published on : Thursday, July 5, 2018

    After greeting over 290,000 Filipino visitors last year, Taiwan targets to fortify its tourism tie-up with the Philippines, as per Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) Representative Michael Peiyung Hsu.   Hsu explained Filipinos visiting Taiwan in 2017 reached 290,784, …

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  • Shrinking mainland tourism hits Taiwan country hard

    Published on : Tuesday, June 26, 2018

    Yu Huei-li, owner of Life Hotel in Taiwan’s Taitung County, sips coffee and waits for tourists to arrive and check into the hotel.   “Business is slow these days,” she said.   Despite Yu’s hotel being located in the centre …

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  • Two Japanese airline companies changed the name “Taiwan” to “China Taiwan” to please Chinese govt.

    Published on : Tuesday, June 19, 2018

    The two largest airlines of Japan have changed “Taiwan” to “China Taiwan” on their Chinese-language websites. It is a move likely to please Beijing government but anger is dominant in the self-ruled island.     Japan Airlines and All Nippon …

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  • China criticizes US on “Orwellian nonsense” problem

    Published on : Monday, May 7, 2018

    Beijing hits back on White House’s criticism on China’s “Orwellian nonsense”. The government of China demands that all foreign airlines not refer to self-ruled Taiwan as a country, saying foreign companies operating in China must respect the nation’s sovereignty.   …

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  • Palau suffered 16% drop in tourism as China stops its flight services

    Published on : Wednesday, April 4, 2018

    Palau has suffered 16 percent drop in arrivals from China, as the Chinese forced to all its tour operators to stop flights to Palau in protest over its diplomatic relations with Taiwan, reinforced by Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s visit.   …

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  • Taiwan now eyes Muslim tourist dollars to improve tourism

    Published on : Thursday, February 22, 2018

    Starting right from halal fried chicken to hot springs hotels along with prayer, Taiwan is all set to adapt its traditional tourists to woo Muslim visitors as Chinese arrivals decrease.   Of late, Mainland tourist numbers have decreased noticeably as …

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  • Japan becomes the tourism hot spot for South Asians

    Published on : Monday, February 19, 2018

    The rise of Japan tourism began with the hand of 2020 Olympic Games among the South Asians with a study that reveals the arrival of 28.69 million people. The Chinese (7.35 million) and South Korean (7.14 million) travellers have visited …

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  • Taiwan earthquake kills nine, injures 265, leaves 62 others missing

    Published on : Thursday, February 8, 2018

    Around 11.50 p.m. on Tuesday, an earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck killing nine people, injuring 265 and leaving 62 others missing as per the latest statistics derived.   Rescuers in Taiwan have searched all the damaged buildings on 8th February …

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  • Taiwan denies extra cross-Strait flights during Spring Festival

    Published on : Tuesday, February 6, 2018

    According to Chinese news portal Huanqiu, Taiwan authorities have stalled the applications of 176 additional flights across the Taiwan Strait during Spring Festival Golden Week.       The Aviation Authority of Taiwan has decided not to approve the flights …

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  • Taiwan coast hit by magnitude 6.1 earthquake

    Published on : Monday, February 5, 2018

    Taiwan’s east coast was hit by a strong and shallow earthquake onSunday night with no immediate reports of any injuries or damage. It was noted that shallow quakes caused more damage than deeper ones.   The magnitude 6.1 quake’s epicenter …

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  • Taipei Sky Tower unveils Taipei’s latest mixed-use development

    Published on : Tuesday, January 23, 2018

    After the long awaited completion of review process, Riant Capital unveiled its final selection of hotel operator, architect and designers for the highly anticipated development Taipei Sky Tower (TST).  Catered to high-end travelers looking for different types of experiences, TST …

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  • Star Cruises offers visa-free trips to Taiwan and Japan

    Published on : Tuesday, January 16, 2018

    Cruise vessel operator Star Cruises has mentioned on Monday that its flagship vessel would be calling Manila its home port and it would be offering specially themed tours to Taiwan and Japan.   SuperStar Virgo would provide 18 cruises from …

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  • Delta Airlines apologies after listing Taiwan and Tibet as separate countries

    Published on : Monday, January 15, 2018

    Delta Airlines apologized and said that the company has recognized the seriousness of the issue after it was criticized by the Chinese aviation regulator for listing Taiwan and Tibet as countries on its website.     The Civil Aviation Administration …

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  • Indians are the world’s highest spending tourists in Taiwan

    Published on : Saturday, January 13, 2018

    Taiwan tourism board released the fact that Indians are the highest spending globe trotters than Chinese and Japanese, who were early, referred as the world’s highest spenders.     Trust Lin, Director of Taiwan Tourism Board said that the spending …

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