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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...

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...

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...

‘Nuclear’ food from Japan not allowed in: Taiwan health minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese food products from areas affected by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster will not be allowed to enter Taiwan, Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) sa...

Japanese Diet member to mention Pacific security safeguards at 2020 meet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Diet member Keiji Furuya said Wednesday (October 9) that he would broach the topic of Pacific security guarantees at a conference with Pacific nations scheduled f...

Japanese Chamber of Commerce asks Taiwan to end ban on food imports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Taipei presented its whitepaper Friday (October 4) asking Taiwan to end restrictions on the import of Japanese food produc...

Japan embassy in S. Korea publishes radiation data on Fukushima and Seoul

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a move that is drawing mixed reactions from observers in Japan and South Korea, the Japanese Embassy in Seoul began to publish daily data on radiation levels in Fukushi...

WTO ruling favoring South Korea over food import ban 'deals heavy blow to Japan': report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The ruling by World Trade Organization to uphold a ban by South Korea over the import of fishery products from Japan dealt a blow to the government of Japan, which has sou...

Japan open to Taiwan's CPTPP bid, urges it to solicit more support

The Japanese government welcomes all countries that can accept the principles and standards of a Japan-led international economic bloc, Taiwan included, and has called on Taipei to solicit support fro...

Japanese beef bowl chain Matsuya holds grand opening in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Matsuya Foods, the last of the major Japanese beef bowl chains to enter the Taiwan market, held its official grand opening today in a Shin Kong Mitsukoshi store in Taipei. ...

The Latest: US's lucrative baby eel fishery will not expand

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on a decision about whether to expand baby eel fishing in Maine (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Regulators say the U.S.'s only signif...