Taiwanese corp. Wowprime shut down 3 restaurant chains in China in a single year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwanese corporation Wowprime (王品集團) has reportedly suffered significant losses in the Chinese market over the past year which has resulted in the company closing down thr...

Taiwan wins national team culinary award in Singapore

SINGAPORE (CNA) -- Taiwan on Friday managed to beat out several other contenders to win a national team culinary award at the biennial Food and Hotel Asia (FHA) trade fair held at Singapore Expo and S...

Taiwan I-Mei Foods and dozens of vendors hop on Apple Pay bandwagon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan has become the 15th country globally to allow Apple Pay on Wednesday, with nearly 50 retailers supporting Apple Pay, including I-Mei Foods, FamilyMart, Taipei 101, Sogo, ...

TSMC remains No. 1 on Taiwan innovative enterprise list

Taipei, Oct. 29 (CNA) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, ???), the world's largest contract chip maker, topped the innovative enterprise list in Taiwan for the second consecutive year, t...

China Times: Prepare for wave of layoffs

Taiwanese smartphone vendor HTC Corp. announced last month that it was laying off over 1,000 workers. This week, it was reported that Wowprime Corp., a major restaurant chain operator in Taiwan, is ...

HTC removed from FTSE TWSE Taiwan 50 Index

Taipei, Sept. 5 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) has decided to remove smartphone vendor HTC Corp. (???) from the FTSE TWSE Taiwan 50 Index following a quarterly review and HTC's spot will be ...

Department stores close as typhoon batters Taiwan

Taipei, Aug. 8 (CNA) Department store chains operating in Taiwan announced Saturday that they have suspended business at least for the morning as Typhoon Soudelor brought strong winds and torrential...

Wowprime shares boosted by chairman election, China expansion plan

Taipei, July 24 (CNA) Shares of Wowprime Corp., a major restaurant chain operator in Taiwan, moved sharply higher Friday morning after the company's board of directors elected a new chairman, a move w...

Wowprime board elects new chairman

Taipei, July 23 (CNA) The board of directors of Wowprime Corp. (??), a major restaurant chain operator in Taiwan, elected Park Chen (???) chairman Thursday to replace retiring Steve Day (???). ...

Acting chairman of Wowprime Corp. named

Taipei, July 6 (CNA) Chen Cheng-hui (???), co-founder and vice chairman of Wowprime Corp. (??), was named Monday as its acting chairman after the company's chairman announced his retirement earli...

Wowprime chairman announces early retirement without warning

Taipei, July 6 (CNA) Wowprime Corp. Chairman Steve Day (???) announced Monday his retirement, with immediate effect. Wowprime, which owns 13 restaurant brands, including its flagship Wang Steak...

I-Mei leaps 30 places on list of influential brands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – I-Mei Foods Co., Ltd. leaped 30 places up on the list of the most influential brands in Taiwan in 2014, reports said Wednesday, naming food safety scandals as the main reason. ...

Restaurant chains gear up to expand this year

Taipei, Jan. 31 (CNA) Several major restaurant chains in Taiwan, such as Wowprime Corp. (??) and TTFB Co. (??), are gearing up to expand this year not only in the local market but also abroad, marke...

Restaurants, hotels eye Christmas holiday patronage

Taipei, Dec. 6 (CNA) Restaurants and hotels in Taiwan are gearing up to grab more of the Christmas spending pie with new menus and promotional campaigns to take advantage of rising patronage during ...

Eight Taichung restaurants used tainted Beei Hae oil

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At least eight restaurants based in Taichung used oil products from Beei Hae Oil and Fats Co. which was tainted with inferior oil, the city’s health authorities announced Wednes...