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Japanese with 'Taiwan pineapple fever' empty store shelves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid an effort to express solidarity with Taiwan against China, "Taiwanese pineapple fever" has gripped Japan, with supermarket shelves being emptied of the Taiw...

Japan orders record 6,000 tons of Taiwan pineapples

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to China's ban on imports of Taiwan-grown pineapples, Taiwan has found a welcome market for the tropical fruits in Japan, which has already pre-ordered ove...

Taipei Zoo to bring in endangered zebra from Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Zoo on Monday (Feb. 8) signed an agreement with the Kyoto City Zoo to enhance cooperation on wildlife conservation and will receive an endangered Grevy's ze...

Clubhouse sees success in Taiwan market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Clubhouse, an exclusive invite-only chatting app, could see unprecedented levels of success in the Taiwanese market. According to Sensor Tower, an app analytics platfor...

Japan’s ruling party sets up working group for Taiwan policies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s governing Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) will launch a working group next week tasked with discussing policies toward Taiwan, reports said Friday (Feb. 5). ...

Japan backs Taiwan’s quest for observer status at WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan on Wednesday (Feb. 3) told the 50th annual session of the Asian-Pacific Parliamentarians’ Union (APPU) that Taiwan should not continue to be excluded from the ...

Taiwan eyes enhanced partnership with global democracies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislative Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃) said Tuesday (Feb. 2) that Taiwan is ready to join other democracies in defending against attempts by totalitarian regimes to control ...

Japan asks Taiwan for help with semiconductor supply

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Kajiyama Hiroshi has contacted the Taiwan government and asked its semiconductor producers to increase output, report...

Taipei 101 displays messages on Taiwan-Japan friendship

The iconic Taipei 101 skyscraper on Saturday night (Jan. 23) began displaying LED messages to demonstrate the strong friendship between the people of Taiwan and Japan. The messages, in Chinese, suc...

Teams from Taiwan, Japan jointly develop AI learning system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A joint team from the National University of Tainan (NUTN) and Tokyo Metropolitan University have developed an integrated artificial intelligence system to help students w...

Taiwanese bubble tea featured on Japan’s college entrance exam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s iconic beverage, bubble tea, was featured in Japan’s university entrance exam questions this year following that country's recent craze for the dr...

Japanese artist's newest painting to get international debut in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese contemporary artist Yoshitomo Nara's upcoming special exhibition in Taiwan will feature his latest heart-soothing painting, "Miss Moonlight." Th...

Japan bars business visitors from Taiwan amid COVID surge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to prevent mutant strains of the coronavirus from entering, Japan has now decided to bar visits by business people and students from 11 Asian countries, including...

Nearly 80% of Japanese hold positive impression of Taiwan: Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Almost 80 percent of Japanese hold a positive impression of Taiwan, up 11 percent from a similar survey conducted in 2016, Taiwan's representative office in Tokyo said...

Spackman Entertainment Group’s #ALIVE the number one Asian film on Netflix U.S. in 2020

Produced by the Group's indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Zip Cinema, #ALIVE is the highest ranking Asian film on Netflix U.S. in 2020 Headlined by Yoo Ah-in of Spackman Media Group, and Park Shin-hye...