Convenience stores to offer Taiwan receipt lottery redemptions starting Jan. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese convenience stores will offer cash redemptions for winners of the Taiwan receipt lottery, and a new APP will be available, starting Jan. 1, reported CNA. As the Ta...

A ghost month ad brings victims of Taiwan's White Terror to forefront

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A commercial video that promotes grocery sales for the upcoming Taiwanese ghost month has sparked fierce discussions in the country, and has sent the name of murdered Taiwanese ...

Seven NT$10 million special prize receipts yet to be claimed for Taiwan receipt lottery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 15 receipts carry the winning numbers for the NT$10 million (US$334,000) special prize from the January to February period, but there are still up to seven winning r...

Taiwan FamilyMart: Lucky customer becomes NT$10 million richer from buying I-Mei milk tea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Convenient store chain FamilyMart has said a customer of theirs became NT$10 million richer from spending NT$138 on I-Mei milk tea and cigarettes in a Zhongli, Taoyuan store...

Convenience stores to pay out Taiwan receipt lottery winnings in goods

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Beginning next year, winners of the receipt lottery will be able to pick up their winnings in the form of products at convenience stores, reports said Tuesday. At prese...

Taiwan I-Mei Foods and dozens of vendors hop on Apple Pay bandwagon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan has become the 15th country globally to allow Apple Pay on Wednesday, with nearly 50 retailers supporting Apple Pay, including I-Mei Foods, FamilyMart, Taipei 101, Sogo, ...

Apple Pay to kick off in Taiwan this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A source from a department store in Taiwan revealed the mobile payment method, Apple Pay, will be officially launched at 7:00 AM on March 29, 2017, according to a Commercial...

PXMart’s pulls off another marketing stunt--talisman toilet paper

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s PXMart has pulled off another marketing stunt—this time with the use of a talisman to sell its toilet paper. PXMart’s creative ads have often caught...

Former New Taipei deputy mayor sentenced to 10 years for corruption

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Former New Taipei Deputy Mayor Hsu Chih-chien (許志堅) was sentenced to 10 years in prison for corruption by the Taipei District Court on Monday. Hsu was charged with corruptio...

Wholesale vegetable prices soar 65% after Typhoon Megi

Taipei, Sept. 29 (CNA) Vegetable prices in the local wholesale market jumped about 65 percent Thursday from a day earlier after Typhoon Megi damaged local transportation facilities, leading to diff...

TSMC remains No. 1 on Taiwan innovative enterprise list

Taipei, Oct. 29 (CNA) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, ???), the world's largest contract chip maker, topped the innovative enterprise list in Taiwan for the second consecutive year, t...

DDT found in oolong rose tea from SC Foods

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The health authorities said Saturday that the banned pesticide DDT had been found in Jhihuo Oolong Rose Tea sold under the brand 3:15 p.m. Milk Tea produced by Shih Cheng Foods ...

I-Mei denies report of plan to stop selling tobacco

Taipei, March 18 (CNA) I-Mei Food Co., one of Taiwan's largest food producers, said Wednesday that there have been discussions within the company on whether it will stop selling tobacco in its chain...

Sinon Group launches 1st Ecocert-certified detergent in Taiwan

Sinon Corporation rolled out the first ever natural dishwash detergent certified by internationally accredited certification body Ecocert Greenlife. This natural detergent is made with organic ingredi...

FOOD SAFETY: Consumers turn to imports, home cooking

--Regaining Taiwan's food reputation series (7) By Christie Chen and Elaine Hou CNA staff reporters The series of massive food scandals have shattered public confidence in both the government an...