California's wine country residents face fire fatigue

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Will Abrams and his family packed their pickup truck with laptops, clothes, sleeping bags and a tent and quickly left their rental home in California's wine country after seeing fl...

Taiwan airlines riding wave of pleasure flight popularity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Buoyed by the success of the pandemic-era pleasure flight programs, which saw tickets quickly sell out, Taiwan’s major airlines are riding the wave by launching more...

100 million discounted meals eaten in UK during August

LONDON (AP) — Around 100 million discounted meals were eaten by British diners during August as part of a government drive to encourage nervous customers back to restaurants. Figures...

Taiwan’s JustKitchen so much more than just a kitchen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Walking into JustKitchen’s center of operations in Taipei’s Neihu District, one gets the sense that something big is on the horizon. On one side of the offi...

Mandarin Oriental’s Ya Ge awarded one Michelin star status

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei’s Ya Ge restaurant has been awarded one Michelin-star status. The gourmet Chinese restaurant has been included in the Michelin Guide Taipei & Taichung 2020 for the ...

Michelin Guide Taipei & Taichung 2020 released

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Michelin Guide Taipei 2020 was officially announced on Monday (Aug. 24), presenting the third edition of the Taipei Guide and its first-ever Taichung Guide. In the ...

Dining out: 35 million meals claimed in UK discount plan

LONDON (AP) — Everyone, it seems, loves a discount especially when it's on the government's credit card. Early indications suggest that hungry, and often nervous, customers are being...

Michelin announces 2020 Taipei, Taichung Bib Gourmand winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Michelin on Tuesday (Aug. 11) announced 75 winners of its 2020 Bib Gourmand awards in Taipei and Taichung. Michelin's prestigious Bib Gourmand award is given to res...

Galaxy Integrated Resorts introduces GICC and the precinct’s latest MICE offerings in Macau at IT&CM China

MACAU, CHINA - Media OutReach - 4 August 2020 - Ahead of the highly anticipated opening of Galaxy International Convention Center (GICC) -- Macau's premier MICE destination -- in the first half of 202...

Pleasure flight launched by Taiwan’s StarLux flies off the shelves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tickets for the limited-edition pleasure flight launched by Taiwan’s start-up StarLux Airlines sold out as soon as they went on sale at 10 a.m. on Tuesday (Aug. 4). ...

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...

New MICHELIN Guide Taipei & Taichung to be officially launched Aug 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Michelin announced on Monday (July 27) that its annual guide will be revealed Aug. 24 at the National Taichung Theater to mark its inclusion of the city in the gastronomic...

Celebrates a delightful Mid-Autumn Festival at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei with exquisite mooncakes

Mid-Autumn Festival is not only a significant cultural holiday in Asia, but also a beautiful season of reunions. To celebrate the love and togetherness of family and friends, Mandarin Oriental, Taipe...

Giants return, so do some players, but Padres' INF Mateo out

As Major League Baseball cautiously tiptoes closer toward beginning its delayed 2020 season, several teams welcomed back players who might have been exposed to the coronavirus and the San Francisco Gi...