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Taiwan groupers headed to US after China ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Around five tons of Taiwanese grouper were sealed before being shipped to the U.S. at an event in Kaohsiung on Tuesday (July 26) promoting the fish overseas. China has ...

Taipei FamilyMart customer buys NT$15 chocolate cake, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer of a FamilyMart in Taipei City who bought a chocolate cake for only NT$15 (US$0.50) has been confirmed as one of the winners of the NT$10 million special prize ...

Taiwan receipt lottery winning numbers for May, June revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winning numbers for the latest round of the Taiwan receipt lottery were announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Monday (July 25). The winning number for the N...

Taiwan Railway bento features China-banned groupers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) is ramping up its effort to promote the new flavor of its signature bento meals, groupers, following China’s ban on the fish las...

Taiwan FTC approves PX Mart bid for RT-Mart hypermarkets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) on Friday (July 15) gave its conditional approval to a bid by PX Mart to acquire partly French-owned hypermarket operator RT-Mart for NT$11...

Costco gains complete control over Taiwan branch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Costco Wholesale Corp. has bought the 45% stake in Costco Taiwan it did not already own, reports said Friday (July 1). The US$1.05 billion (NT$31.29 billion) transactio...

Taiwan's PX Mart orders 500 tons of grouper

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan scrambles to find customers for groupers after China imposed an import ban on the fish, PX Mart on Wednesday (June 22) announced that it would purchase 500 tons ...

Appier records the first profitable quarter and delivers a record revenue of 4.2 billion yen with a year-over-year growth rate of 53%

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 9 May 2022 - Highlights and achievements for the first quarter of 2022 Revenue grew by 53% year-over-year (YoY) to a historical high of 4.2 billion yen, ...

7-Eleven, FamilyMart start selling discounted rapid COVID tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's four convenience store chains, as well as supermarket chains and retailers all began selling discounted rapid antigen test kits on Monday (May 9). Convenie...

Taiwan Costco brand toilet paper rises by nearly 9%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Costco Taiwan on Wednesday (May 4) announced that it will be increasing the price of its toilet paper by nearly 9% amid rising material, shipping, and packaging costs. ...

How to beat rising living costs in Taiwan: Expat finance guru

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid rising inflation, a weakening Taiwan dollar, and climbing housing prices, the cost of living in Taiwan, like many parts of the world, is on the rise. This is espec...

Taiwan receipt lottery winning numbers for January, February revealed

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

Egg supply in north Taiwan stabilizing, tea eggs gaining in popularity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The supply of eggs is gradually returning to normal in northern Taiwan after weeks of shortage. CNA reported that the shortage was caused by several factors. As this ye...

Disfigured Marvel figurine giveaway a PR disaster for Taiwan's largest supermarket chain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Giveaways by Taiwan's largest supermarket chain to entice shoppers have recently gained widespread media coverage, and not because of the whopping expense of licensing...

Taiwan supermarkets to heed consumer demand for Fukushima foods

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan prepares to lift its ban on Fukushima food imports, retailers and restaurants have demonstrated neutral to conservative attitudes on the issue. China Times re...