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Taiwan adds Indonesia to fine list after confirmed ASF outbreak

TAIPEI (CNA) — Passengers flying into Taiwan from Indonesia who are caught bringing in pork products will be subject to a fine of NT$200,000...
Prague to ink partnership with Taipei after snubbing Beijing

Prague poised to establish city-to-city ties with Taipei

BERLIN (CNA) — The city council of Prague in the Czech Republic passed a motion to establish "sisterhood ties" with Taipei on Thursday. Prague city...

Pilot union condemns FAT decision to suspend all flights

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taoyuan Pilots Union on Thursday condemned Far Eastern Air Transport Corp (FAT) after an unexpected announcement earlier in the day that...

FAT’s closure likely to affect 3,000-plus passengers: Tourism Bureau

TAIPEI (CNA) — Far Eastern Air Transport Corp's (FAT) sudden decision to end its flight operations with effect from Friday is expected to inconvenience...

FAT to end service Friday due to financial problems

TAIPEI (CNA) — Far Eastern Air Transport Corp. (FAT), a medium-sized international carrier in Taiwan, announced Thursday that it will end its flight operations...

Different priorities for Tsai, Han in U.S. relations: former AIT chair

WASHINGTON (CNA) — Taiwanese presidential candidates Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) have different priorities in their relations with the United States, former...
National Taiwan University is 120 by 2020, 170 in 2019 (Shutterstock)

Taiwan among top 10 study destinations for U.S. students

TAIPEI (The China Post) — China welcomed the highest number of U.S. students last year, followed by Japan and India in second and third...
Stefani Kuo (郭佳怡), a Hong Kong-Taiwanese playwright living in New York, is seeking to stage a play about the Hong Kong protests in the hope of sharing the pain and determination of the Hong Kong people as they fight for democracy. (YouTube: stefkuo)

Hong Kong-Taiwan playwright seeks to stage play about HK protests

SAN FRANCISCO (CNA) — Stefani Kuo (郭佳怡), a Hong Kong-Taiwanese playwright living in New York, is seeking to stage a play about the Hong...
An amendment to the Code of Criminal Procedure passed its third reading in the Legislative Yuan Tuesday that will allow victims of certain crimes to more actively participate in the trials of the perpetrators to make sure their voices can be better heard. (Shutterstock)

Amendments passed to allow crime victims to participate in trials

TAIPEI (CNA) — An amendment to the Code of Criminal Procedure passed its third reading in the Legislative Yuan Tuesday that will allow victims...
Migrant workers' dressed as characters in comics and online games will take center stage this month at a cosplay competition in Hsinchu City, the organizers said Tuesday. (Courtesy of Romar Culala)

Cosplay contest for Filipino migrant workers to be held in Hsinchu

TAIPEI (CNA) — Migrant workers' dressed as characters in comics and online games will take center stage this month at a cosplay competition in...

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