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Taiwan president lauds bilateral ties with Paraguay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday (March 31) lauded Taiwan-Paraguay relations during a meeting with Paraguay Minister of Industry and Commerce Luis Alberto Castigli...

US teacher praises Taiwan's COVID measures, food, public transport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Youtuber Kristi Martin said she has fallen in love with Taiwanese cuisine and nature after living in Taipei since October 2021. In a YouTube video made by Stop...

Taiwanese instant noodles listed on Ramen Rater's ‘Top Ten Instant Noodles of All Time 2021’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two noodle products from Taiwan have made it into a "top 10" guide to the world of instant noodles by the American blog “The Ramen Rater.” Asian c...

Beef noodle shop owner caught selling 'Sour Diesel' marijuana to foreign students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The owner of a beef noodle shop along with eight other suspects has been arrested in northern Taiwan for selling "Sour Diesel" marijuana to foreign college stude...

Taiwan-developed ramen vending machine gains international acclaim

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A ramen-making vending machine designed by Taiwanese engineer Andy Lin (林志鴻) is going global after impressing many corporations—even receiving a thumbs-up from famed...

Michelin announces 2021 Taipei and Taichung Bib Gourmand winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Michelin on Wednesday (Aug. 10) announced 91 winning eateries in Taipei and Taichung for its 2021 Bib Gourmand awards. The prestigious award is given to restaurants tha...

Taiwan’s JustKitchen adds three new brands to delivery menu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ghost kitchen operator JustKitchen announced this week (Aug. 4) it is adding three new brands to its deliver-only menu. The company now offers new items from Paul Cafe,...

Taipei beef noodle restaurant, Mongolian barbecue shut down as indoor dining resumes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the day indoor dining was allowed to resume in the Taipei area, two landmark restaurants, Jianhong Beef Noodles and Genghis Khan Mongolian Barbecue, shut down for good,...

Taiwan Railways launches pineapple bento boxes after Chinese ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) has introduced limited-edition bento boxes featuring pineapples in support of the country’s agricultural sector, which has b...

Taiwan bursts with creative pineapple dishes after China ban

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's classic beef noodle soup has taken on a sweet and sour twist. Taipei chef Hung Ching Lung created a pineapple beef noodle soup at his eponymous restaurant C...

China's ban on Taiwan's pineapples inspires creative dishes

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's classic beef noodle soup has taken on a sweet and sour twist. Hung Ching Lung, a Taipei chef, has created a pineapple beef noodle soup at his eponymou...

Japanese TV host savors Taiwanese pineapple beef noodle soup, free fruit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Japanese TV host on Monday (March 8) released a video of an eatery that is offering free Taiwanese pineapples to customers who try its pineapple beef noodle soup. On ...

Minister without portfolio named new Cabinet spokesman

The Executive Yuan on Thursday named Minister without Portfolio Lo Ping-cheng (羅秉成) as the new Cabinet spokesman, three months after his predecessor resigned over a false comment he made that an award...

Chef to Taiwan's de facto US ambassador has mastery recognized

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A chef for Taiwan's representative to the United States Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) has received a job offer from Haiti's ambassador to the U.S. Kao Yu-ting (高于婷), a Ta...

80 Taiwanese pork importers vow to reject products containing ractopamine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 80 pork importers in Taiwan on Thursday (Dec. 3) vowed they will not order ractopamine-laden products in a move to address public fears about the feed additive. Re...