TransAsia Airways plane with 58 onboard crash lands in Taipei river - TAIPEI - A plane with 58 people onboard has crashed into a river in New Taipei City after apparently ramming into a highway viaduct, Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA) and Agence France-Presse reported on Wednesday. CNA said about 10 people were awaiting rescue, though there has been no reports of casualties so far.
Taiwan plane crash - latest live - A TransAsia Airways jet has crashed while trying to make an emergency landing, reportedly killing 51 of its 58 passengers. Follow the latest developments
China braces for 2nd typhoon; Taiwan drenched - BEIJING (AP) — China was bracing Wednesday for the arrival of a second typhoon in as many weeks, as communities along the country's southern coast cleared away debris in the wake of the earlier storm that killed 46 people.
TRADE PACT SIEGE: Trade will ‘not wait for Taiwan' - Minister of Economic Affairs Chang Chia-juch (張家祝) yesterday said he hoped the Legislative Yuan would handle the service trade agreement with China at the same time as it considers legislation on monitoring cross-strait agreements, warning that any further delay of the pact would hurt the economy.
Travel alert for Philippines may hurt Taiwan tourists:industry - Tourists scheduled to visit the Philippines could suffer huge losses if they canceled their trips based on a high-level travel alert issued by the Taiwan government, local travel agents said Thursday, indicating that the sanctions against the Southeast Asian country might hurt Taiwan’s travel sector.