Visitors to Taiwan invited to sample island’s milkfish

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Fisheries Agency (FA) of Taiwan on Monday (Aug. 12) held a press event to promote one of the island’s most commercially important fish – the milkfish. M...

Multinational youth teams compete in Taiwan startup competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Thirty-four foreign and twenty-five Taiwanese students competed with their original business ideas in the second “Be Young! Beyond! Startup Bootcamp” from July...

Man who killed calf in Home Depot lot charged with cruelty

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A butcher shop employee who cut the throat of a runaway calf in a Home Depot parking lot has been charged with animal cruelty. Police in Bloomfield, Connecti...

Escaped calf killed behind Home Depot sparks outrage

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (AP) — The slaughter in a Home Depot parking lot of a calf that escaped a butcher shop and led employees on a chase has sparked outrage from animal lovers and elicited racist message...

Taiwan Culinary Exhibition 2019 to offer multicultural fare, cooking classroom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year's Taiwan Culinary Exhibition, the country's cuisine carnival, is showcasing signature Taiwanese and international cuisines from today (Jul. 26) to July 2...

Tasty Taiwan food expo kicks off in Malaysia

Tasty Taiwan, a fair spotlighting the nation’s produce and halal food products, kicked off June 28 in Kuala Lumpur as part of government efforts to expand trade with emerging Muslim markets. ...

Taiwan significantly improves rights for Muslims: U.S. religion report

Taiwan has made "significant" progress in improving the rights enjoyed by Muslims, according to the 2018 International Religious Freedom report released by the U.S. Department of State on Fr...

Halal Taiwan presents eco-friendly products at TWTC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Halal Taiwan features environmentally friendly products at 5-1 Mega Expo, Taipei World Trade Center Hall 1, and will run until Saturday (June 22). With the opening of Ta...

'FoodPhilippines' seeks to make big impact at Food Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM) from the Philippines has its sights set on the Taipei International Food Show (TIFS) from Wednesday (Jun...

Foodies, faithful flock to Metro Detroit Ramadan festivals

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — Shortly before midnight, a buzzing crowd stood patiently in a line that bent around the corner of a community center and stretched far back into the night. After a count...

Taiwan selected as ‘Destination Partner’ at 2019 VETA travel awards show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Tourism Bureau’s efforts to promote the country as an emerging tourist destination in the Middle East market has made further progress after Taiwan was select...

Taiwan attends ATM travel show, taking steps to make inroads into Middle East market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new initiative to promote Taiwan’s tourism was announced on April 28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The first-ever partnership between Taiwan’s Tourism B...

Taiwan opens beauty-cosmetics pop-up store in Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR (CNA) -- A group of Taiwanese beauty and cosmetics vendors have opened a pop-up store in a shopping mall in downtown Kuala Lumpur in a bid to impress Malaysian consumers there and eventua...

Indonesians vote in vast democratic exercise

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's elections pit Joko Widodo, the first Indonesian president from outside the Jakarta elite, against Prabowo Subianto, a former special forces general from the era o...

Taiwan ranked 3rd most attractive country on Global Muslim Travel Index 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan emerged as the 3rd most attractive destination among Muslims in the world, the best ever performance the country has achieved, according to the Global Muslim Travel...