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Video shows Costco Taiwan Black Friday fight end in KO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Saturday (Nov. 27) showing a ferocious fight between two Costco shoppers after one cut in line to grab a Black Friday special. From Nov. 22-28, Costco...

Costco Taiwan Black Friday deals kick off

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Costco kicked off its fifth annual Black Friday event at all 13 of its Taiwan branches on Monday (Nov. 22). Inspired by Black Friday, the traditional start of the Chris...

Taipei Costco branch closes over breakthrough COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Costco on Wednesday (Nov. 17) shuttered one of its Taipei branches for two days after a member was found to have contracted COVID despite being fully vaccinated. Custom...

Skeletal 'Sonny & Cher' spook Taiwanese kids at Costco

TAPEI (Taiwan News) — With Ghost Month underway and Halloween in the not-too-distant future, Taiwanese are getting a kick out of two dancing skeletons decked out as a bride and groom at a Costco...

Taiwan intercepts US beef with excessive levels of ractopamine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the first time in three years, beef from the United States containing excessive levels of ractopamine was found during a customs inspection, the Food and Drug Administ...

Two batches of avocados imported by Taiwan Costco found to contain excessive cadmium

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two batches of avocados imported from the U.S. by Taiwan Costco, totaling 2,413.8 kilograms, were ordered to be shipped back or destroyed after being found to contain exce...

20,000 kg of US Fuji apples intercepted in Taiwan for excessive pesticide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Another batch of U.S. apple imports failed a safety test in Taiwan this week, CNA reported. Inspectors rejected or destroyed a total of 20,580 kilograms of U.S. Fuji ap...

Taiwan finds pesticide in 800 boxes of apples from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A shipment of 800 boxes of apples from the U.S. was recently found to contain excess levels of pesticide residue, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Tuesday (Marc...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese Bernie Sanders seen at Costco

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese customer seen napping in a Taipei Costco has drawn lots of laughs from netizens for his appearance and pose, which bring to mind the Bernie Sanders inauguratio...

Costco's Australian ham seized for containing too much preservative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Boneless smoked ham from Australia imported for chain retailer Costco Taiwan has been seized by the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) for containing too much pres...

Costco Taiwan Black Friday deals start Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Costco kicked off its fourth annual Black Friday event at all 14 of its Taiwan branches on Monday (Nov. 23). Inspired by Black Friday, the traditional start of the Chri...

Costco's planned central Taiwan store will open this month

The American membership-only wholesale club, Costco, is scheduled to open a new store in Taichung City next Friday (Nov. 20), which will sell yachts among many things. The new outlet, which is loca...

Taipei Costco customers mock 'Xi JinPooh' Halloween 'effigy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese netizens on Tuesday (Oct. 13) got a good belly laugh from a photo of a Winnie the Pooh Halloween costume for toddlers spotted at a Costco in Taipei. On Tuesda...

Taiwan supermarket chains limit toilet paper purchases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to prevent the Taiwanese public from hoarding basic supplies, several Taiwan supermarket chains have set restrictions on the purchase of toilet paper, includi...

Scholar sheds light on why Taiwan is over Black Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Costco Taiwan's Black Friday promotions kicked off on Monday (Nov. 25) and ended on Sunday (Dec. 1), but reports from the past week show that this year's event was...