Former Taiwan president’s unfulfilled dream of domestic Wagyu beef lives on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following former Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui's (李登輝) death on Thursday (July 30), Taiwan’s agriculture chief has vowed to realize the late head of state'...

Taiwan restaurant chain refuses customers with recent travel history to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Well-known Taiwanese restaurant chain Umai announced Thursday (Jan. 30) that it would no longer provide service at any of its locations to customers who have recently trav...

Legislation to ban the smuggling of genetic materials is late, but better than never

Japan's agriculture ministry is proposing a new law to prohibit the export of genetic material from the country's Wagyu cattle to retain its competitive edge in the international meat trade. I...

Taiwan's No. 1 sandwich maker ranked 7th in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Liquid Bread Company (LBC) has been ranked first in Taiwan and seventh in Asia, according to the international travel website Big 7's "50 Best Sandwiches in A...

Seasonal menu launches at Morton’s the Steakhouse

Morton’s The Steakhouse is launching a new Chef-inspired seasonal menu, packed with autumnal flavours, to help usher in the current change in seasons. For Starters, guests can enjoy the Burra...

World’s smallest chef embarks on Marco Polo’s Silk Road adventure

Internet sensation and Regent Taipei pioneered 3D projection will be revamped and upgraded – this time, the World’s Smallest Chef will bring his viewers from his hometown Marseille, along ...

Regent Taipei 2019 Dragon Boat rice dumpling gift sets now available

This year, aside from the various Regent Taipei traditional and award-winning classics, Regent Taipei presents a 1.2 kilogram Eight Treasure Pig Trotter Dumpling, the all-new Sesame Oil Chicken Dumpli...

Nostalgia, excitement as Japan awaits new imperial era name

What's in a name? Quite a lot if you're a Japanese citizen awaiting the official announcement Monday of what the soon-to-be-installed new emperor's next era will be called. ...

APNewsBreak: Undercover agents target cybersecurity watchdog

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has found that researchers who reported the role of Israeli spyware in the targeting of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's inner circle are in turn being...

【Regent Taipei】Enjoy an experience fusing entertainment, gourmet & tech!

Regent Taipei announced that due to popular demand the Le Petit Chef experience will be extended to the end of February 2019. Regent Taipei will also present an all new menu which adds the top-tier...

J-LEC: Announcement of Opening the Store on the "FOOD TAIPEI 2018" in Taipei, Taiwan

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 22, 2018--The Japan Livestock Products Export Promotion Council (J-LEC) is pleased to announce that it will be running a booth at “FOOD TAIPEI 2018,” the largest Internatio...

Upcoming events April 3 - April 9 in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tomb Sweeping holiday, Children's Day, and generally gorgeous spring weather inspire a slew of fun events around Taiwan. Here is a peek: Music Kenting'...

Regent Taipei presents Japanese Kakiyasu Beef from 2/9

Japanese Wagyu entered the Taiwan market last October after a decade long hiatus and has since been commonly seen in various dining outlets. To present customers with a more unique Wagyu experience, R...

Hybridizing Taiwan yellow cattle with Taiwan Waygu cattle could ignite Taiwan's beef industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new breed of cattle, which is a cross between Taiwan Wagyu cattle (台灣和牛) and Taiwan yellow cattle (台灣黃牛), is being bred by former President, Liu Teng-hui's (李登輝) fou...

Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui to produce wagyu beef

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Within three years, consumers will be able to buy Japanese “wagyu” (和牛) beef produced in Taiwan on a farm rented by former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝), report...