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CORONAVIRUS/Coast guard brings stranded Taiwanese, Japanese from Tuvalu

Taipei, A Coast Guard Administration (CGA) patrol vessel that returned to Taiwan on Sunday following a month-long patrol mission in the Pacific Ocean, has brought back three Taiwanese and two Japanese nationals who were stranded in Tuvalu due to COVID-19,...
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Ten-pin bowling tournament raises funds for Filipinos in distress

Taipei, A one-day charity ten-pin bowling tournament organized by the Filipino community in northern Taiwan saw over 70 players competing in the event Sunday to raise money for Philippine workers in distress. The 74 players, in 14 teams, each representing...
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KMT to stick to ‘1992 consensus:’ party chairman

Taipei, The Kuomintang (KMT), Taiwan’s main opposition party, will continue to stick to its long-held stance of upholding the “1992 consensus” as the basis of its policy toward China, the party’s chairman said on Sunday. Johnny Chiang (...
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StarLux to offer first class in new A350 wide-body aircraft

Taipei, Taiwan based-StarLux Airlines Co. said on Sunday that its new fleet of wide-body A350 aircraft will have first class cabins, even though the COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted the aviation industry. The airline, which flew its first commercial fli...
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Suicide rate falling in Taiwan, more attempts reported

Taipei, While the number of people who committed suicide in Taiwan fell in 2019, the number of suicide attempts rose to over 35,000, National Suicide Prevention Center Director Lee Ming-been (李明濱) said on Sunday. The number of people who died...
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