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Taiwan to host international flight safety conference for 16 nations

Taipei, Aviation representatives of 16 countries will attend an international conference on flight safety in Taipei next week, Taiwan’s Aviation Safety Council (ASC) said Tuesday.

Some 40 investigators from official aviation accident investigation organizations around the world will participate in …

Taiwanese diplomat flies to Hokkaido after criticism

Tokyo, Sept. 7 (CNA) Taiwan’s Representative to Japan Frank Hsieh (???) flew Friday from Tokyo to Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan’s main islands, which was struck by a magnitude-6.7 earthquake a day earlier.

Because of the quake, which local reports …

Police enforce mandatory urine drug testing for ex-offenders

Taipei, A police effort to enforce the mandatory urine testing of convicted drug offenders has been a major success, with 1,258 individuals who failed to turn up for regular testing traced and tested over the past 12 days, the Criminal …

Pilots could halt strike plan, continue negotiations with airlines

Taipei, Pilots from China Airlines (CAL) and EVA Airways said Wednesday that they are prepared to shelve a plan for strike action and enter long-term negotiations with management, as both sides have begun substantive talks on their concerns under government …

Five ships run aground off Kaohsiung in heavy rain

Kaohsiung, Five foreign cargo ships ran aground off Kaohsiung on Thursday after gusty winds and torrential rain began to batter the southern half of Taiwan around 11:00 a.m., according to the Coast Guard Administration (CGA).

The 66 crew members on …