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Taiwan officials vow to crack down on pork-related price gouging

Taiwanese government officials on Saturday vowed to deal firmly with anyone caught artificially inflating the price of pork, following reports that vendors were raising prices amid concerns about a ne...

US looks to boost Taiwan economic ties after it lifts import barriers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. applauded Taiwan’s decision to further open its market and allow the import of American beef and pork products, which took effect on Friday (Jan. 1) despite...

Taiwan president defends ending ban on US pork after months-long feud

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday (Dec. 24) defended her decision four months ago to lift the ban on U.S. pork products starting next year, a change that sparked an...

Taiwan hog farmers denounce KMT for throwing offal in legislature

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A pig farmers' association has condemned KMT legislators for throwing pig offal in the Legislative Yuan on Friday (Nov. 27). Taiwanese Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) ...

Joe Biden is hardly the free trader Asia is hoping for

President Donald Trump has upended US trade policy like few of his predecessors, weaponizing tariffs not only to hit back against countries, which he deemed gave their producers an unfair advantage at...

Taiwan scraps age restrictions on US beef imports, allows US pork containing ractopamine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced Friday (Aug. 28) that the country would be dropping import restrictions on U.S. beef from cattle over 30 months old and on...

EU hails draft deal to boost US beef imports

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission says it's reached an agreement with the United States to allow more hormone-free U.S. beef onto the European market. The commission said Frida...

Perdue barbecues to sell Japanese on buying more US beef

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has picked up his barbeque tongs to convey his message to Japan: Buy more American beef. Perdue said Monday that as a top consume...

More US beef being recalled over salmonella fears

NEW YORK (AP) — More U.S. beef is being recalled because it may be contaminated with salmonella. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a unit of Brazil's JBS is now recalling a tot...

Taiwan’s real food scandal – US imports

Brexit continues to dominate the headlines in the U.K. with plenty of attention now turning to the country’s place in the world once it has left the European Union in 2019. It is at that poin...

Japan slaps emergency tariffs on imports of frozen US beef

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is slapping emergency tariffs of 50 percent on imports of frozen U.S. beef after shipments surged. Finance Minister Taro Aso announced the move Friday, saying he w...

Taiwan won’t ban US beef despite 5th mad cow case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed on Wednesday that it will not ban beef coming from the US as it does not pose threat to human health. The FD...

China a step closer to resuming US beef imports

WASHINGTON (AP) — China is a step closer to allowing imports of U.S. beef for the first time in almost 14 years. The United States and China have agreed on final details of a deal to...

Taiwan Headline News

The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Saturday are as follows: @United Daily News: Killer of 'Little Light Bulbs' dodges death penalty. @China Times: Killer of 'Little Light Bu...

Roll Bring on 2017! Enjoy the Splendid Christmas and New Year’s Eve at Grand Hyatt Taipei

TAIPEI, TAIWAN (6 Dec 2016) - With less than one month to go until Christmas, the hotel celebrated its annual charity Christmas lighting ceremony on 1 December with its first outdoor Christmas tree pr...