Taiwan’s EVA Air cabin crew call off strike after 17 days

An unprecedented 17-day strike at Taiwan’s largest private airline that saw more than 1,200 flights cancelled and 300,000 passenger journeys disrupted has ended after management reached a collective agreement with cabin crew.The strike at EVA Air was the longest in Taiwan’s aviation history and comes less than six months after another strike by pilots at…

Prague mayor Zdenek Hrib defies Beijing with support for Taiwan and Tibet

Zdenek Hrib had been Prague’s mayor for little more than a month when he came face to face with the Czech capital’s complex entanglement with China.Hosting a meeting with foreign diplomats in the city in January, Hrib was asked by the Chinese ambassador to expel their Taiwanese counterpart from the gathering in deference to Beijing’s…