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As COVID fears ebb, Japan readies for tourists from abroad

TOKYO (AP) — The rickshaw men in Tokyo are adding English-speaking staff, a sure sign Japan is bracing for a return of tourists from abroad. Japan’s border controls to curb the spre...

First Taiwan-US Initiative meeting set for June 27 in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Minister-Without-Portfolio John Deng (鄧振中) said the first U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade meeting will be held on June 27 in Washington, D.C., followin...

Ukrainian opera singer in Japan prays for peace in melody

TOKYO (AP) — The Ukrainian song has no words. When Oksana Stepanyuk, an award-winning soprano with The Japan Opera Foundation, performs “Melody,” composed by Myroslav Skoryk, her vo...

Baby eel value up to pre-pandemic levels despite challenges

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Concerns that war in Europe or fickle weather might hold back one of America's most valuable fisheries appear to have been unfounded. Baby eels, also called el...

Taipei finds 45 Japanese food items with labeling violations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a round of inspections of Japanese food products, the Taipei City Department of Health found 42 items not labeled with their prefecture of origin and three fruit it...

Taiwan Consumers’ Foundation finds excess pesticides on Japanese and local strawberries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Consumers’ Foundation said Friday (March 11) it had found excessive levels of pesticides on strawberries imported from Japan as well as on those produced in Taiw...

Taiwan bars local governments from banning import of Fukushima food

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Plans by five local governments to ban the sale of food from five regions of Japan affected by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster are unconstitutional, the central govern...

Taiwan’s JustKitchen to swap brands with largest ghost kitchen operator in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — JustKitchen announced Monday (Feb. 28) that it has signed a deal to swap virtual branding rights with TGAL Inc., the largest ghost kitchen operator in Japan. TGAL, whic...

Discover Niigata, the "Snow Country" of Japan

A Niigata Fair will be held at Japan Centre, a Japanese food hall in LondonNIIGATA PREFECTURE, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 18 February 2022 - The Niigata Industrial Creation Organization (NICO) will orga...

Taiwan Presidential Office confirms Tsai-Abe phone call in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo had a phone conversation at the end of January, Presidential Office Spokesperson Xavier Chang (張...

Taiwan reaffirms food safety as top priority for imported Japanese food

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government will always place the health and safety of Taiwanese first when it comes to issues related to Japanese food imports, Presidential Office Spokesperson Xavier...

Taiwan's trade chief says no timetable for talks with Japan on Fukushima food ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will have to face the issue of its ban on some Japanese food imports following the referendum defeat of a proposed ban on ractopamine-laden pork, but no timetable h...

Premier pledges Taiwan will not import irradiated food

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) confirmed on Tuesday (Oct. 12) that Taiwan will not import any irradiated food. Su delivered a policy address at the Legislative Yuan, duri...

Celebrate 7.11 Day with STOREWIDE PROMOTIONS and new colourful Ready-to-Eat range plus sweet Japanese treats!

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 8 July 2021 - 7.11 Day, which falls on 11 July every year, is almost here again! To celebrate, 7-Eleven will run a whole host of offers and giveaways throughout July t...

Japanese juice bar HONEY'S BAR opens the first outlet in Singapore

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 22 April 2021 - A new healthy and refreshing beverage option in town to quench your thirst and restore your energy. HONEY'S BAR Singapore, will commence its operation on 1...