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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 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...

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,...

Free jumbo jugs of pearl milk tea up for grabs in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To ride the pearl milk tea wave in Taiwan, a tea shop in northern Taiwan's Hsinchu City is selling the drink in 5-liter jugs, with a special promotion offering the beh...

Pizza Hut tries to milk pearl tea pizza fad in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To ride the pearl milk tea pizza frenzy in Taiwan started by rival Domino's Pizza in October, Pizza Hut released its own version on Friday (Nov. 1). In addition to ...

Photo of the Day: UC Irvine scholar tries Domino's Taiwan pearl milk tea pizza

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — His curiosity piqued by pizza purists furor over the Domino's pearl milk tea pizza, a UC Irvine scholar says that the sacchariferous pie is "incredible" and ...

Domino's Taiwan offering pearl milk tea pizza

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To ride the pearl milk tea wave in Taiwan, Domino's Pizza is offering pearl milk tea pizza for a limited time only. In addition to serving as a sweet beverage in Ta...

Filipino-American actor promotes Taiwan bubble tea in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese bubble milk tea brand Chatime has recruited Filipino-American celebrity Ivan Dorschner to promote its drinks in the Philippines. Chatime, which is a subsidiar...

Bubble milk tea pizza served up at Taiwan’s National Day Reception

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Day Reception celebrating the country's 108th anniversary was held at Taipei Guest House on Thursday (Oct. 10), with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英...