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Food delivery services in Taiwan surge due to COVID pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There was a strong surge in business for food delivery services due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Taiwan last year, especially outside Taipei City and New Taip...

Food-delivery businesses prosper in Taiwan amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The global COVID-19 pandemic has created an ideal environment for online food-delivery companies, with the number of orders in Taiwan skyrocketing during the first six mon...

McDonald’s Taiwan starts accepting EasyCard payment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – People in Taiwan can now pay for their meals with EasyCard at the country’s McDonald’s outlets, the fast food chain giant announced Friday. Starting March 1...

Filipino firefighters find all 37 bodies of workers in mall

DAVAO, Philippines (AP) — Philippine firefighters have found all 37 bodies of employees of a U.S.-based company who were trapped in a blaze that gutted a shopping mall in southern Davao city. ...

President Duterte breaks down in tears visiting families of victims in Davao City fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte visited the families of the victims who were trapped inside the New City Commercial Center (NCCC) Mall in Ma-a road in Davao City in t...

Fire erupts in Philippine shopping mall; 37 people are feared dead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At least 37 people are feared dead, more than a day after fire broke out at the biggest shopping mall of Davao city in southern Philippines. According to local media, firef...

The Latest: Official says 37 feared dead in Philippine mall

DAVAO, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on the fire in the shopping mall in the southern Philippine city of Davao (all times local): 1:15 p.m. A Philippine official sa...

Online credit card fraud totaled NT$706 million in 2015

Online credit card fraud has risen 10-fold in Taiwan over the past six years as e-commerce continues to carve out a greater share of domestic retail sales, according to statistics of the National Cred...