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Doctor, nurse visited PX Mart, Starbucks, and Poya in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid concerns about the movements of a doctor and nurse who had been diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus in northern Taiwan, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on...

Taiwanese pupil awarded Grand Prix in international drawing contest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An eight-year-old student has won the Grand Prix in the Kao International Environment Painting Contest for Children, with her painting being chosen from more than 12,000 e...

Taiwan 7-Eleven customer buys bread for NT$42, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ) — A lucky 7-Eleven customer who bought bread and a drink for a mere NT$42 (US$1.47) has won the NT$10 million special prize in the September-October issue of the Taiwan re...

Taiwan receipt lottery winning numbers for September, October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winning numbers for the most recent round of the Taiwan receipt lottery were announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Wednesday (Nov. 25). The winning number f...

Excessive levels of bacteria found in food sold by Taiwan retailers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Excessive levels of E. Coli bacteria and other types of bacteria have been detected in 12 microwave food products sold by well-known Taiwanese retailers, including 7-Eleve...

Greenpeace says little progress in addressing Taiwan plastic crisis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Greenpeace Taiwan released its latest evaluation on retailers and convenience store chains in Taiwan concerning their efforts to reduce single-use plastic waste, stating t...

NT$35 bread purchase at convenience store results in NT$10 million prize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An individual who spent NT$35 (US$1.19) on a packaged bread product at a 7-Eleven convenience store in New Taipei City will be able to claim NT$10 million after the winnin...

Taiwan receipt lottery winning numbers for July, August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winning numbers for the most recent round of the Taiwan receipt lottery were announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Friday (Sept. 25). The winning number for...

It's time for 7-Eleven to take the plastic crisis seriously: Greenpeace Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Greenpeace Taiwan is petitioning 7-Eleven to pare back its reliance on single-use plastic, as the country's leading convenience store chain runs its empire by producin...

Taiwanese scramble to buy masks amid rising coronavirus cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is seeing a revived demand for medical masks as the country experiences a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, mostly imported. Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hu...

7-Eleven customer buys NT$10 newspaper, hits NT$10 million jackpot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One lucky 7-Eleven customer who bought a newspaper came away with the NT$10 million (US$341,000) Special Prize of the May to June round of the receipt lottery, while anoth...

Taiwan receipt lottery winning numbers for May, June announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winning numbers for the most recent round of the Taiwan receipt lottery were announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Saturday (July 25). The winning number fo...

7-Eleven customer buys NT$15 tea drink, hits NT$10 million jackpot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The March to April round of the Taiwan receipt lottery has produced 11 lucky winners of the NT$10 million (US$334,000) Special Prize, with one hitting the jackpot after sp...

Taiwan receipt lottery numbers for March, April announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winning numbers for the most recent round of the Taiwan receipt lottery were announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Monday (May 25). The winning number for t...

Taiwanese pineapples land in Japanese supermarket chain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A batch of Taiwanese pineapples from Pingtung County on Tuesday (April 14) left for Japan, where the fruits will be sold at more than 300 branches of a major supermarket c...