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Taiwanese shaved ice a treat for all seasons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s shaved ice is among the world's top desserts and has become available all year long, with new creative flavors made with fresh seasonal ingredients. ...

4 of 61 boba drinks inspected in Taiwan contain excessive sugar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Consumer Protection Committee (CPC) worked with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to inspect 61 drinks at 61 random locations across Taiwan, finding 10 labeling v...

Bobapocalypse: US milk tea shops face Taiwan boba shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Bubble tea shops across the U.S. are suffering from a severe shortage of tapioca pearls, also known as boba, due to shipping delays that could continue for months or more....

Photo of the Day: Taiwan bubble tea calorie count

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Honest Food Talks on March 16 posted an infographic on its website comparing the calorie count of various flavors of Taiwan's famous bubble tea. The infographic, wh...

‘Milk Tea Alliance’ blends Asian discontents but how strong is the brew?

Young pro-democracy activists in Asia are displaying solidarity with their counterparts in Myanmar under a loose transnational online network called the “Milk Tea Alliance”. But in a regio...

New Landmark at Tin Hau Food Square "Park Aura · Tin Hau" Calling All Food Lovers

Start Your Spring Taste Exploration in the Brand New Ginza-Style Dining Mall HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 1 February 2021 - "Park Aura · Tin Hau", the new landmark for feasting, opened in Tin Hau ...

Jeremy Bulloch, Boba Fett in first 'Star Wars' trilogy, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeremy Bulloch, the English actor who first donned a helmet, cape and jetpack to play Boba Fett in the original “Star Wars” trilogy, died Thursday. Bulloch died a...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan encapsulated in one photo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Last week, foreign residents of Taiwan discovered the ultimate photograph that sums up life for many in Taiwan with a man on a scooter, a Taiwanese dog, and bubble tea to ...

Woman accuses Taiwan-style boba tea shop of 'stealing black culture'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Saturday (Aug. 22) showing a woman of African descent berating the staff of a boba tea (波霸奶茶) shop in Colorado for allegedly appropriating black culture....

Saved by suburbs: Food trucks hit by virus find new foodies

LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — On a warm summer night, two food trucks pulled onto a tree-lined street in a hilltop neighborhood outside Seattle. The smell of grilled meat filled the air, and neighbors slurpe...

Taiwanese-American balloon artist thanks essential workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Artist Eddie Lin has been making waves using his unique talents to thank essential workers in the U.S. amid the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. The 22-year-old Taiwanese-Am...

Photo of the Day: Milk Tea Alliance barks for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the ranks of the "Milk Tea Alliance" continue to swell, a photo of the movement incorporated into the "Dust Storm Dog" meme surfaced over the weeken...

Photo of the Day: Map of Taiwan's icons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian educator on Thursday (April 23) completed this lighthearted illustration of a map of Taiwan festooned with a number of the country's most iconic symbols....

Texts, not door-knocks: Census outreach shifts amid virus

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — In tiny Munfordville, Kentucky, the closure of the public library has cut people off from a computer used only for filling out census forms online. In Minneapolis, a concert promo...

Picketing, pigeons, politics: Scenes from the Nevada caucus

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Candidates have hustled past tourists and slot machines to ask housekeepers and cooks for their votes in the back of flashy casinos. They've made their pitches over plates of tamales,...