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Taiwan post office releases Hello Kitty products ahead of Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chunghwa Post Co., Ltd. on Thursday (Dec. 17) for the first time released products decorated with the popular Hello Kitty cartoon character ahead of the Christmas period. ...

7-Eleven teams up with 8 popular Sanrio characters to launch a Mini Pouch Collectible Programme "Little Baubles of Joy"

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 26 November 2020 - The countdown to Christmas has well and truly begun! So, let's get into the festive spirit and spread some seasonal cheer! 7-Eleven in collaboration...

Chrysanthemum show in Taipei opens Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show opens on Friday (Nov. 27). Celebrating its 19th anniversary, the show will include 13 areas, with features to attract vis...

EVA Air flight draws thumbs-up sign on Taiwan map

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An EVA Air pilot flew a route that formed a thumbs-up sign on a map to show his support for medical staff battling the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, reports said ...

Pleasure flights launched by Taiwanese airlines sell out instantly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — EVA Air and China Airlines have rolled out pleasure flights scheduled for Aug. 8, Father's Day, with both offerings enjoying instant sellouts. As a result of the co...

CAA approves EVA Air’s pleasure cruise around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) on Wednesday (July 29) approved EVA Airways’ application for a special flight route around the island to take p...

TRA offers discounted rides as domestic tourism rises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) is rolling out 70 percent off deals for its Chu-Kuang tickets, 34 percent off for its TR-PASS, NT$500 (US$17) off for its cruise-s...

Special flights over Taiwan to satisfy passengers' wanderlust

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan International Airport (TIA) is in talks with airlines to work out plans for rolling out around-the-island air travel, and the nation's two major carriers, Eva ...

Why open a store? Chinese merchants go livestreaming instead

HONG KONG (AP) — At the height of China’s coronavirus outbreak, the skincare-products maker Forest Cabin closed more than half of its 300 stores across the nation as shoppers stayed home. With sales p...

Adam Levine relieved halftime show stress is behind Maroon 5

MIAMI (AP) — A noticeably relaxed Adam Levine took the stage with Maroon 5 for a pre-Super Bowl event in Miami on Saturday, telling the crowd he was relieved the pressures of the halftime show were be...

EU fines NBCUniversal for restricting film merchandise sales

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union authorities have fined NBCUniversal for restricting cross-border sales of “Jurassic Park" toys, “Minions” school bags, “Big Lebowski" mugs and other licensed film mercha...

EU fines Hello Kitty owner $7 million in antitrust ruling

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union authorities have fined the Japanese company behind Hello Kitty for restricting cross-border sales of toys, mugs, bags and other products featuring the cartoon cat girl. ...

Taiwan Railways launches Hello Kitty tourist train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Hello Kitty fans, are you ready? The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) has announced on their website that a tourist train will reenter service decked out with a new Hel...

CVS, Uber and Mattel rise while Box stumbles

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday: Box Inc., down 75 cents to $17.18 The online storage provider gave investors a weak re...

Thai passengers blocked from EVA Air flight to Taiwan due to Hello Kitty stamps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A female Thai passenger and her travel companions were blocked from a flight to Taiwan by EVA Air last week allegedly because they had Hello Kitty stamps in their passports. ...