Taiwan's mock meat market expands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Coffee and convenience store chains are looking to tap into Taiwan’s faux meat market, which they believe has tremendous potential in a country with a NT$60 billion ...

Taiwan 7-Eleven customer buys NT$10 tea egg, wins NT$2 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The July-August round of the Taiwan receipt lottery has produced 22 lucky winners of the NT$10 million (US$347,000) Special Prize and 21 takers of the NT$2 million Grand P...

Taiwan's foodpanda now delivers 7-Eleven

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Food delivery giant foodpanda Taiwan announced Monday (Aug. 17) a collaboration with 7-Eleven, completing a courier map that comprises Taiwan’s four major convenienc...

7-Eleven customer buys NT$10 newspaper, hits NT$10 million jackpot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One lucky 7-Eleven customer who bought a newspaper came away with the NT$10 million (US$341,000) Special Prize of the May to June round of the receipt lottery, while anoth...

PS4 EasyCards go on sale in Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's EasyCard Corporation began offering pre-orders for limited-edition miniature Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) controller-themed electronic stored-value cards on Tuesd...

7-Eleven customer buys NT$15 tea drink, hits NT$10 million jackpot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The March to April round of the Taiwan receipt lottery has produced 11 lucky winners of the NT$10 million (US$334,000) Special Prize, with one hitting the jackpot after sp...

Update: Taiwan's FamilyMart to start selling face masks on Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — FamilyMart on Tuesday (June 2) will be the first convenience store in Taiwan to sell Made-in-Taiwan face masks since the government relaxed restrictions on sales, while ma...

FamilyMart in Taiwan to sell surgical masks from Tuesday

A total of 20,000 boxes, each containing 50 surgical masks, will be on sale at FamilyMart convenience stores starting Tuesday, Taiwan FamilyMart Co., Ltd. said Sunday. A 50-mask box will cost NT$24...

New feature at convenience stores makes paying taxes easier in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s tax authorities have joined hands with the country's four major convenience store chains to launch a new feature that makes tax payment more convenient....

Photo of the Day: Map of Taiwan's icons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian educator on Thursday (April 23) completed this lighthearted illustration of a map of Taiwan festooned with a number of the country's most iconic symbols....

Taiwan's eMask Ordering System now available in English

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The second version of Taiwan's new mask-rationing website launched on Wednesday (March 25) with an English option. Individuals can place pre-orders for surgical mas...

Foreigners need NHI card, card reader to access Taiwan's mask website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After trial operations for a new website for real-name mask-rationing went online on Thursday (March 12), Taiwanese officials announced that foreigners only have the optio...

Taiwan mask-ordering website now live

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to more efficiently distribute surgical face masks as the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, trial operations for a new website for real-name m...

Disinfectant alcohol on sale through Taiwan's PX Mart

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's supermarket chain PX Mart, also known as "Chuan Lian Center," will start selling bottles of 75 percent disinfectant alcohol on Saturday (March 7) to...

Taiwan FamilyMart starts selling 75% alcohol to battle Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the panic buying of face masks and disinfectants out of fear of the Wuhan coronavirus continues to grip Taiwan, convenience store chain FamilyMart began sales of 75 per...