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Vice foreign minister highlights Taiwan-Lithuania friendship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuania has resolutely stood with Taiwan despite Chinese bullying and economic coercion, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Tseng Ho-jen (曾厚仁) said during a lunch...

Lithuanian rum sells out within hour at Taiwan liquor stores

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After all 1,800 bottles of Lithuanian rum available for pre-order sold out within 15 minutes, Taiwanese bought all the bottles of the liquor being sold at Taiwan Tobacco a...

China likely behind Taiwan 'controversy' over Lithuanian rum price

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Soon after criticism of the “high price” of Lithuanian rum in Taiwan compared to in China surfaced on social media, Taiwan Statebuilding Party member Chen Tzu-...

Lithuanian rum can be pre-ordered at Taiwan FamilyMarts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pre-orders for Lithuanian rum can be placed at FamilyMart convenience stores by the end January and will be available at retailers run by the Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Cor...

Taiwan reaffirms support for Lithuania amid Chinese economic coercion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (Jan. 11) reaffirmed that relevant ministries will assist Lithuania in overcoming China's increasingly brazen coercio...

Lithuanian rum shipment to arrive in Taiwan Jan. 12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corporation (TTL) has said the shipment of 20,000 bottles of dark Lithuanian rum it purchased will arrive later than expected. The TTL, wh...

France takes assertive stance against Chinese coercion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As France assumes the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union, it is clear the country plans for the bloc to take a more assertive stance against China&rs...

Lithuanian president regrets Taiwanese Representative Office name

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda said it was a mistake to allow Taiwan to open a representative office that included the word "Taiwanese." In an interview...

Taiwan government agency shares recipes promoting Lithuanian rum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A government agency has come up with a guide to cooking with Lithuanian rum after Taiwan purchased a shipment of the liquor in the face of a potential Chinese customs bloc...

Taiwan buys rum to help Lithuania dodge possible Chinese customs block

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has purchased 20,000 bottles of rum from Lithuania to save the liquor from being potentially blocked by Chinese customs, reports said. Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor ...

Taiwan reviewing rule barring Olympic gold medalist from endorsing beer brand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Lee Yang (李洋) and Wang Chi-lin (王齊麟) won gold medals in the badminton men’s doubles at the Tokyo Olympics last weekend, Wang expressed his wish to become a spo...

Taiwan state-owned liquor company to halt rubbing alcohol production

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's state-owned liquor company will stop making rubbing alcohol for emergency domestic use as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is being brought under control i...

New designs to celebrate upcoming presidential inauguration in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's newest commemorative products for the upcoming Presidential and Vice Presidential Inauguration highlight the courage and confidence of the Taiwanese people in...

Disinfectant alcohol on sale through Taiwan's PX Mart

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's supermarket chain PX Mart, also known as "Chuan Lian Center," will start selling bottles of 75 percent disinfectant alcohol on Saturday (March 7) to...

Taiwan emerges as 2nd largest face mask producer to fight epidemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is ramping up production of protective gear amid the threat of the Wuhan coronavirus, with factories going into overdrive manufacturing surgical masks and alcohol-b...