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7-Eleven, FamilyMart start selling discounted rapid COVID tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's four convenience store chains, as well as supermarket chains and retailers all began selling discounted rapid antigen test kits on Monday (May 9). Convenie...

Real Taiwan living experiences they don't tell you about

How is day-to-day life in Taiwan for Gold Card professionals? Taiwan wants to attract 100,000 high-end professionals in the next 10 years. Can it keep the ones it already has? We keep reading about...

Hi-Life customer spends NT$95 on cigs, wins NT$10 million Taiwan receipt lottery jackpot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer of a Hi-Life in central Taiwan who bought a pack of cigs has won the NT$10 million (US$349,000) prize in the latest issue of the Taiwan receipt lottery. On F...

COVID cluster at logistics firm causes delivery delays for FamilyMarts in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A COVID-19 cluster outbreak at a logistics firm in Taoyuan City is causing delays in the delivery of products to FamilyMart convenience stores, reports said Thursday (Feb....

Forestry Bureau gives LNY travel tips on national forests in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Forestry Bureau’s Dongshih Forest District Office has offered travel tips for visitors planning trips to the Basianshan, Dasyueshan, or Wuling national forest re...

Taiwan confirms 22 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed 22 local COVID-19 infections and 34 imported cases Thursday (Feb. 3), but no new deaths, leaving the death tally at 851, according to the Central Epidemic...

Lithuanian rum sells out within hour at Taiwan liquor stores

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After all 1,800 bottles of Lithuanian rum available for pre-order sold out within 15 minutes, Taiwanese bought all the bottles of the liquor being sold at Taiwan Tobacco a...

Taiwan Hi-Life customer spends NT$40 on tea, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer of a Hi-Life in Miaoli County who bought two bottles of tea for only NT$20 (US$0.71) has been confirmed as one of the two winners of the NT$10 million Special P...

Real estate agent transmits COVID to New Taipei client

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The real estate agent brother of a chef who is at the heart of a cluster infection that started in the Grand Hotel, has transmitted COVID to a client. On Saturday (Jan....

Taiwan FamilyMart customer buys snacks for NT$4, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer of a FamilyMart in Tainan who bought a tea beverage for only NT$4 (US$0.14) has been confirmed as one of the two winners of the NT$10 million special prize for ...

Lithuanian rum can be pre-ordered at Taiwan FamilyMarts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pre-orders for Lithuanian rum can be placed at FamilyMart convenience stores by the end January and will be available at retailers run by the Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Cor...

Animated video shows 24-second loop of Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An artist who specializes in non-fungible tokens (NFTs) created this animated 24-second loop of a fantasy cityscape of Taipei. The pixel art piece was created by Lucas ...

Taiwan CECC recommends recorded mask reminders after deadly assault

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Nov. 22) suggested that convenience store clerks switch to indirect reminders that customers wear masks after a deadl...

Buy cakes at FamilyMart and help Taiwan's strays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — FamilyMart has kicked off a campaign to help sheltered animals in Taiwan that are facing an acute food shortage due to the drop in aid amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Membe...

Taiwan FamilyMart customer buys 2 drinks for NT$50, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer of a FamilyMart in New Taipei City bought two drinks and won the NT$10 million (US$360,000) prize in the July-August issue of the Taiwan receipt lottery. On ...