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Taste the World with 7-Eleven’s Latest Additions to its Very Own 7-SELECT Ready-to-Eat Range. First Stop, Southeast Asia!

Launching island-wide on 3 March - you’ll be spoilt for choice as we introduce our exclusive Southeast Asian inspired noodle dishes and many more quick and easy meals that’ll hit the spot. SINGAPORE ...

5 vegetarian restaurants to visit during Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For those who have resolved to eat healthier in the new year, Taiwan News has carefully curated a list (in no particular order) of five Taipei vegetarian and vegan restaur...

Amid pandemic, Pacific islands work to offset food shortages

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Coronavirus infections have barely touched many of the remote islands of the Pacific, but the pandemic’s fallout has been enormous, disrupting the supply chain that brings cr...

COVID travel ban leaves hundreds of trucks stuck in UK

Hundreds of trucks were stuck in massive traffic jams in the port of Dover on England's southern coast on Tuesday, with drivers expressing anger and sadness over the sudden travel ban. France shu...

Taiwanese fantasy TV series features treasures from the National Palace Museum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese TV series "Palace of Serendipity" features award-winning actors and national treasures from the National Palace Museum. The 10 episodes were directe...

Kimchi: Koreans angry over attempted Chinese takeover

Social media users and South Korea's outspoken tabloid media have reacted with fury to a claim that China has been awarded certification from the International Organization for Standardization for...

South Koreans, Chinese clash on social media over Chinese-style Kimchi winning international certificate

SEOUL (Reuters) - China’s efforts to win an international certification for Pao Cai, a pickled vegetable dish from Sichuan, is turning into a social media showdown between Chinese and South Kore...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Nov. 17 The Minneapolis Star-Tribune on a recent judicial decision expanding ...

Regent proudly presents the first and only Royal Turducken in Taiwan

Feasting on turkeys is a common practice during Thanksgiving; this year, Regent Taipei presents an uncommon twist on this classic tradition. This holiday season, try the first and only Royal Turducken...

Ivorians brace for unrest, await results in tense elections

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Ivorians braced for more unrest Sunday as election officials tallied votes and opponents of President Alassane Ouattara stepped up their criticism of his quest for a third ...

No. 22 BYU rocking and rolling to 2-0 start, hosts LA Tech

The BYU Cougars are working on new offensive wrinkles and introducing old-school dance moves. Anything to keep No. 22 BYU in rhythm. Caught dancing on the sideline ...

Czech delegation visits Taiwan's National Palace Museum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Czech delegation, led by Senate President Vystrcil, on Wednesday night (Sept. 2) paid a visit to Taiwan’s National Palace Museum (NPM) to see Taiwan's vast c...

'Rock star' doctor tackles virus on California-Mexico border

CALEXICO, Calif. (AP) — Dr. Tien Vo's last stop of the night is the home of a 35-year-old woman who has diabetes, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and, now, the coronavirus. The virus killed her father si...

Plant-based materials catch on with home-goods designers

With an eye toward sustainability, makers of home furnishings are experimenting more and more with plant-based materials. You can find things like bark, leaves and seeds transformed into vegan leather...

Lives Lost: Generous Egyptian grandma was family 'jewel'

BAHTIM, Egypt (AP) — Gold and silver streamers fluttered in the breeze, hung from house to house down the alley, a festive sign of the holy month of Ramadan. Usually, Ghaliya Abdel-W...