Taiwan legislator explains origin of millions in cash he left on train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legislator Chen Ming-wen (陳明文) showed video footage Thursday (September 5) to prove he had brought the NT$3 million (US$95,500) in cash he forgot on a train from his home....

Taiwan welcomes pink dollar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is one of the friendliest countries in Asia toward the gay community and the government hopes to cash in on the pink dollar by making a feature of this fact. The...

Taiwan's TKK fried chicken among 25 best fried chicken brands in New York

Taipei (CNA) The Taiwan-based TKK Fried Chicken (頂呱呱炸雞) chain has been named among the 25 best fried chicken brands in New York, according to gourmet website Eater (New York). TKK made the list as ...

Taiwan's CoCo tea stirs more trouble in Hong Kong, anger bubbles over on Weibo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the recent controversy over political statements from the Yi Fang tea company regarding the ongoing Hong Kong protests, another Taiwanese tea chain is causing a ...

Yi Fang, China, and why enough should be enough for the Taiwanese people

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Most people who have lived in Taiwan for any length of time have probably had at least one, and possibly many, drinks from Yi Fang. They are one of the most popular fruit...

Shanghai tries to reduce its trash, 1 chicken bone at a time

SHANGHAI (AP) — China's biggest city has dived headfirst into a trash sorting program that marks the country's first serious attempt at cutting the amount of garbage headed for landfills nationwide. ...

Taiwan Culinary Exhibition 2019 to offer multicultural fare, cooking classroom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year's Taiwan Culinary Exhibition, the country's cuisine carnival, is showcasing signature Taiwanese and international cuisines from today (Jul. 26) to July 2...

Three Taiwanese specialties fascinate the Japanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has become a popular destination for tourists from Japan, and three of its offerigns are of particular interest to Japanese. According to Rakuten Market (樂天市場), ...

Taiwan's TKK Fried Chicken expanding operations in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – One of Taiwan’s most popular local fast-food restaurants, TKK Fried Chicken, founded in 1974, is expanding business operations in the United States this year, with n...

Taiwan's bubble milk tea makes splash in Philippines

Manila, July 6 (CNA) Chatime, a Taiwanese bubble tea franchise, made a splash in the Philippines this week when it opened its 100th store in Davao, the most populous city in the country outside Metro ...

Taiwan's ban on plastic straws kicks in today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's ban on the use of single-use plastic straws goes into effect today (July 1), although those who order take-out or delivery will receive a reprieve, for now. In ...

Taiwan’s Sunway, Tiger Sugar make inroads into South Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese businesses are seeking to increase their presence in the gastronomic market of South Korea with the opening of a restaurant and a handmade drink shop in Seoul re...

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 this week...