Taiwan’s importing of plastic waste from abroad must stop now

No matter where you live in Taiwan, you are almost certain to have seen pensioners collecting recycling. These enterprising Ama’s (阿嬤) and Agon’s (阿公) spend much of their time collecting r...

Why is Taiwan increasing its imports of plastic waste?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As China banned the import of plastic trash this year, Taiwan saw a marked increase in foreign garbage entering the country, leading I-Mei Foods Co. (義美食品) CEO Luis Ko (高志...

Taiwan's remote tribes light up with solar power in joint initiative 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As a traditional electric power grid is out of reach for remote indigenous tribes across Taiwan, two Taiwanese companies have jointly launched an initiative to bu...

Taiwan food icon I-Mei Foods ventures into biotechnology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – I-Mei Foods Co., which was founded in 1934 with the concept that baking biscuits is an honest profession, has recently crossed over into the domain of biotechnology, setti...

Delegation from El Salvador visits I-Mei factory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A delegation from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of El Salvador visited the I-Mei Foods Co. factory in Taoyuan City’s Nankan area Tuesday to boost exchanges in...

I-Mei Food Co. confident of developing high value-added products with Taiwan’s bananas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following an announcement that I-Mei Food Co. would purchase 200 tonnes of bananas from Taiwanese farmers amid massive oversupply and considerably low prices last week, th...

I-Mei CEO: Taiwan's straw ban should ‘open a window’ for bubble tea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –  Luis Ko (高志明), CEO of I-Mei Foods (義美食品) has weighed into the debate surrounding the upcoming ban on single-use plastic straws, saying the policy is in-lin...

I-Mei to buy another 100 tons of bananas from desperate Taiwanese farmers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following a Taiwanese food giant's announcement to procure 100 tons of bananas from local banana growers struggling with low prices, the Council of Agriculture (CO...

OFW with I-Mei working experience nominated as director of Philippines government department

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The phenomenon of deskilling of Overseas Foreign Workers has become very widespread in the Philippines, as many Filipino workers return to the country ...

EcoHub opens to promote sustainable development in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A new, unique co-working space has begun operation in Taipei's Huashan 1914 Creative Park, and aims to address the needs of the environment and sustainable de...

Taiwanese companies including I-Mei Foods launch anti-drugs campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The CEO of I-Mei Foods Co. (義美食品), Luis Ko (高志明), and movie director Wu Nien-chen (吳念真) led an alliance of 32 corporations and organizations Wednesday to launch a preventi...

MoU signed between I-Mei and Pingtung Government for new contract farming agreement on four local agricultural staples

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A Memorandum of Understanding ( MoU ) was signed between I-Mei Foods Co and Pingtung Country Government on Monday, setting out arrangements for implementing c...

I-Mei and Lohas Biotech sign agreement of cooperation on development of ‘Shampignon’ mushroom products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--I-Mei Foods and Lohas Biotech Wednesday jointly hosted a press conference in Taipei to sign an agreement for future cooperation on development of food products made from the &quo...

Association for Int'l Broadcasting CEO visits Taiwan, meets Taiwan News publisher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Feb. 7, the Chief Executive of the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB), Simon Spanswick, made a visit to Taiwan News to meet its publisher, Luis Ko, so tha...

First batch of direct-hiring OFWs from Davao arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --The first batch of direct-hiring Overseas Foreign Workers from Davao, Mindanao island in the Philippines, arrived at the I-Mei Foods Co. factory in Taoyuan on Thursday...