Uber Eats to provide 25,000 free meals to Taiwan's medical workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to support Taiwanese medical workers during the coronavirus pandemic, Uber Eats Taiwan announced Tuesday (March 24) that it is giving away 25,000 free meals t...

Delivery giant DoorDash takes step toward public offering

NEW YORK (AP) — Food delivery giant DoorDash has taken a first formal step toward a stock market debut. The San Francisco-based company said Thursday that it had filed paperwork wit...

Taiwan's Burger King gives away 10,000 free burgers targeting McDonald's, KFC customers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Burger King is waging a fast-food war with its longtime rivals in the island country: McDonald's and KFC. Burger King is today the fourth favorite fast...

Photo of the Day: Uber Eats driver seen on Harley in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the food delivery craze grips Taiwan, an Uber Eats driver has been spotted taking food ferrying to a whole new level as he barreled through the mean streets of Taipei o...

Taiwan to regulate benefits for 45,000 food delivery drivers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's labor ministry is set to draft a new law to protect more than 45,000 food delivery drivers nationwide, following reports of couriers being killed or injured o...

Uber Eats to deliver Taiwan night market snacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Taiwan’s renowned Ningxia Night Market will cooperate with international delivery platform Uber Eats from mid-November. The nation’s night markets are among ...

Cute DIY costumes spotted at Tianmu Halloween Festival in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Tianmu Halloween Festival on Oct. 26 saw a plethora of kids wearing cute, creative costumes with a wide variety of themes, such as horror film villains, cartoon c...

Online ordering boom gives rise to virtual restaurants

NEW YORK (AP) — Frato's Pizza looks like a typical family restaurant, with its black-and-white checkered floor and red chairs. But in the kitchen, the cooks are whipping up dishes for four other resta...

Taipei fines Uber Eats over death of deliveryman in traffic accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Government on Friday (October 18) fined Uber Eats NT$300,000 (US$9,800) for Occupational Safety and Health Act violations related to the death of one of th...

Taiwan food delivery drivers make NT$42,000 per month, well above average wage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Food delivery drivers in Taiwan make an average of NT$42,000 a month, well above the average monthly salary, according to a study by job search website 104 Job Bank. At...

Taiwan sees third food delivery death in 5 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After two food delivery drivers were killed over Taiwan's National Day weekend, a Lalamove (啦啦快送) driver fatally hit a 74-year-old man who was jaywalking on Minsheng W...

2 food delivery drivers die within 3 days, Taiwan govt. threatens fines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) is threatening to fine food delivery companies after two drivers perished over Taiwan's National Day holiday. While making a delivery in...

Does outsourcing affect our personal connection to food?

The growing options for outsourcing meal planning, grocery shopping and cooking can be called time-saving blessings or culture-destroying curses. In the end, they're probably a complicated mix of both...

Taiwan embraces cutthroat food delivery market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is seeing cutthroat competition in the online food delivery market, and two such platforms have decided to pull out this year. Local company Food To All (吃飽沒) an...

Starbucks to expand delivery nationally in 2020

SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks says it will offer delivery in most of the U.S. by early next year. The Seattle coffee company launched delivery last fall in Miami with its partner, Uber Ea...