NYC Chinese eatery heats up cultural appropriation debate

A New York City restaurant owner who touted her "clean" American-Chinese cuisine and derided Chinese dishes as swimming in "globs of processed butter," sodium and MSG is renewing the long-simmering de...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, March 1-10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Winter is all but over, and Spring is on its way. Here are a few things to look forward to, happening in Taipei at the beginning of March. For an afternoon of modern, i...

The Latest: Harris says Green New Deal has sound principles

The Latest on Democratic presidential candidates on the campaign trail(all times local): 2:10 p.m. Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris of California is in Charleston, Sou...

For Taiwan tourism, Hualien is a great catch

Providing natural beauty within short drives all around the city’s center, Hualien is a gem on the east coast that stands head and shoulders above most other tourist destinations in Taiwan. N...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, January 4 - 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For those of you looking for something interesting to do in Taipei the start of 2019, here are a few options to consider over the next week, Jan. 4 to Jan. 13. The offi...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, Dec. 28 - Jan. 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, Taipei offers a host of activities to ring in the new year and beyond. New Year’s Eve (Image by Flickr user...

Taiwan’s Top 5 Night Market delicacies

Most countries have a dining experience that is unique and quintessential to their culture. In the USA, it is traditional American diner, in the UK, a pub, and in Taiwan it is, without a doubt, the ni...

Top Christmas dining options in Taipei in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For those who long to enjoy a Christmas dinner this year in Taipei, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants, bars and hotels that offer either dine in opportunities or tu...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, Nov. 30 to Dec. 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As November comes to a close and December begins, the social scene and entertainment in Taipei remain as vibrant as ever. Here is a list of some unique events worth checki...

Top Thanksgiving dining options in Taipei for 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For those who long to enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner this year, including turkey with all the fixings in Taipei, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants and hotels that offe...

As much of America votes, some chose not to or couldn't

ATLANTA (AP) — For some, it's a privilege lost. Others are disillusioned by a system they say does nothing for them. Others still are turned off by the anger and divisiveness they see as ripping the c...

Houston company recalls salad with chicken products

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston company has recalled nearly 1,800 pounds (817 kilograms) of ready-to-eat salad with chicken products because a corn ingredient may be contaminated with salmonella and listeria...

Central Taiwan's largest shopping outlet park set to open in mid-Dec.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The highly anticipated shopping outlet center in Taichung City is slated to open on December 12 this year, and is set to become the largest of its kind in Central Taiwan, after ...

Man beaten to death in a fight at BBQ party in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese man was beaten to death on Sunday, Sept. 23 after he was stopped by three neighbors and attacked for setting off firecrackers in Taiwan's northern county o...

Taipei ruminating on ban of Mid-Autumn Festival BBQs in riverside parks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei City government is considering banning barbecues in riverside parks during the Mid-Autumn Festival as trash has continued to build up in parks and PM 2.5 pollution i...