Taiwan’s bubble tea shaker robot recognized at International Innovations Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A “bubble tea shaker robot” developed by Taiwan Intelligent Robotics Company (台灣智能機器人科技) has been recognized by the International Innovations Awards (IIA) 2018...

Popular Taiwan fried chicken chain TKK opens first US location

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ting Kua Kua (T.K.K.) Fried Chicken has opened up its first U.S. restaurant in New York. According to the T.K.K. Facebook page, the restaurant opened its doors Friday (...

Taiwan Elections: Explaining the rise of Han Kuo-yu in Kaohsiung

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Two years ago, the idea that the KMT could take control of Kaohsiung City Council was inconceivable. Even two months ago, the idea seemed fanciful at best.  But...

Photo of the Day: Starbucks siren spotted during Halloween in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Taiwanese post photos of cute kids decked out in creative Halloween costumes seen over this past weekend, an image of a little girl's creative Starbucks siren costu...

Taiwan’s bubble milk tea continues expansion in Southeast Asia 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's bubble milk tea expands potential markets in Southeast Asian nations as Tiger Sugar is set to open its first store in Singapore and Ten Ren just opened its 20...

Taiwan Station event promotes Taiwanese handicraft at Tokyo park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s handicrafts, design, music and gourmet food were all on show at Tokyo’s Ueno Park this weekend at an event dubbed “Taiwan Station” (Taiwan Eki)....

Taiwan team runs Berlin Marathon in fancy costumes promoting brands of excellence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The 2018 Berlin Marathon saw a new record set by Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge, while a group of Taiwanese runners dazzled on the track with eye-catching elements that promo...

Taiwanese delicacy 'gua bao' praised by CNN as 'taking over the world'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - This Taiwanese delicacy has been featured and loved by numerous international media, travel/food guides, and bloggers, and recently, it was featured in a CNN travel article...

Things to do on your Taiwan Honeymoon

Taiwan is packed full of interesting and romantic things to do during your honeymoon. If you’ve never visited Taiwan before it may be hard to know where to start, especially for such a special t...

San Francisco to consider outlawing plastic straws, stirrers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a bid to further cut down on waste, eco-conscious San Francisco is expected to join Seattle in outlawing plastic straws used to suck down Mai Tais and slurp up bubble tea. ...

Taiwan’s Bubble Tea is taking over the world – the top 10 locations

Bubble Tea is one of the must-have Taiwanese delicacies for every visitor to Taiwan. But it is also rapidly becoming one of Taiwan’s best-known exports. Alright, it is some way of challenging th...

5,500 Taiwanese companies to showcase their wares in Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – More than 5,500 Taiwanese technology, eco-friendly and lifestyle companies will showcase their wares at the Taiwan Expo 2018 in Ho Chi Minh City from July 26 to 28. The...

Taiwan’s Chatime opens bubble tea store in The Louvre, Paris

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese bubble team brand, Chatime opened a new store inside the world-famous Paris museum, The Louvre on July 13, as part of the company's ambitious international e...

6 Off the Beaten Path Destinations in Taiwan

People have many common misconceptions about Taiwan. Foreigners tend to think of the island state as an extension of China and Chinese culture. While historically, China has significantly impacted Tai...

Taiwan hosts baking workshop for six allies from the Pacific

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The hospitality industry has been thriving in Taiwan in recent years, and in view of this, 28 participants from the country’s Pacific allies have come to Tainan to t...