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Japan prepares to import first 3 tons of 'Democracy Fish' from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pingtung County announced on Thursday (June 23) that Japan will import two to three tons of grouper "as soon as possible," as Taiwan searches for alternative mar...

Taiwan's PX Mart orders 500 tons of grouper

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan scrambles to find customers for groupers after China imposed an import ban on the fish, PX Mart on Wednesday (June 22) announced that it would purchase 500 tons ...

Japan to import 'Democracy Fish' to boost Taiwan grouper sales

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese aquaculture operators have reportedly expressed willingness to help purchase Taiwan-raised grouper fish after China announced an import ban earlier this month. ...

Sea feud with China flares as Marcos prepares for presidency

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government announced Tuesday a new diplomatic protest against China over disputes in the South China Sea, a long-thorny issue that has flared anew as the next...

Taiwanese atemoyas reach Singapore amid promotional effort

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Frozen Taiwan-grown pineapple sugar apples, or atemoyas, arrived in Singapore on Monday (April 18) for the first time as the country ramps up efforts to find other markets...

First Taiwanese atemoyas arrive in Japan after China ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first shipment of Taiwan-cultivated pineapple sugar apples, or atemoyas, arrived in Japan on Tuesday (March 15) as Taiwan gears up its campaign to promote the fruit ov...

Sri Lanka returns last of unwanted waste shipments to UK

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka has sent back the last of 263 shipping containers of waste from Britain, an official said Tuesday, as developing nations look to block the import of refuse and othe...

Taiwan reaffirms support for Lithuania amid Chinese economic coercion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (Jan. 11) reaffirmed that relevant ministries will assist Lithuania in overcoming China's increasingly brazen coercio...

China slaps import ban on live grouper fish from 2 Taiwan farms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has stopped importing live grouper fish from two farms in Taiwan after excessive levels of banned drugs were found inside the animals, reports said Friday (Dec. 7). ...

Taiwan sends honey oranges, pineapple sugar apples to Singapore for Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is making up for a Chinese ban on its pineapple sugar apples imposed last year by exporting more of them as well as ponkan (Chinese honey oranges) to Singapore ahea...

Taiwan pitches ‘luxury fruit’ in Japan in wake of China’s ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan promoted its sugar apples at an event in Japan on Friday (Sept. 24) following the recent Chinese ban of the fruit. China hit Taiwan’s agricultural sector w...

Switzerland planning on importing Taiwanese wax apples to counter China ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to help counter a Chinese ban on Taiwanese wax apples, the Swiss Taiwan Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday (Sept. 22) pledged to help import the fruits into the cen...

Taiwan fruit exports to markets outside China rise by 137%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While China was slapping bans on Taiwanese fruits, ranging from pineapples to wax apples and custard apples, fruit exports to other markets surged by 137% during the first...

Japan’s 7-ELEVEN to sell Taiwanese pineapples

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese pineapples will soon be available at 7-ELEVEN convenience stores across Japan after a decision by the country’s top fruit distributor to buy 3,000 metric t...

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...