San Francisco to consider outlawing plastic straws, stirrers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a bid to further cut down on waste, eco-conscious San Francisco is expected to join Seattle in outlawing plastic straws used to suck down Mai Tais and slurp up bubble tea. ...

Taiwan’s Chatime opens bubble tea store in The Louvre, Paris

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese bubble team brand, Chatime opened a new store inside the world-famous Paris museum, The Louvre on July 13, as part of the company's ambitious international e...

Taipei food show reveals world's first bubble milk tea shaker robot 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The first-ever robotic arm designed to make and shake a fresh cup of bubble milk tea has been revealed at the four-day Taipei Food Show, with an aim to ensure consiste...

Bubble Tea design for new Taiwanese banknote described as 'cute' and 'creative'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – How would residents in Taiwan feel about a New Taiwan Dollar banknote designed using popular snacks and beverages of the island? One design for the competition in searc...

How do foreigners view Taiwan's 'queue culture'?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Queuing up might seem very common in Taiwan but in the eyes of some foreigners, it can be seen as a waste of time, a crazy experience, or alternately a culture-rich b...

MOFA announces winners of social media competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Dec. 9 the winners of the Taiwan Young Lions Competition, an annual social media contest for youths, during a ceremony at Tamkang...

Taiwanese cuisine featured at Vietnam’s charity food festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Several Taiwanese dishes were on sale at Vietnam's annual 2017 Food Festival in with the aim of raising funds for young women and children fac...

Taiwan company to enter Malaysian market with halal bubble milk tea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's halal bubble milk tea a hit at the 2017 Malaysia Taiwan Trade Show in Kuala Lampur earlier this month, reported CNA.  Five years ago Taiwanese milk te...

18 ways to be Taiwanese: Video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Aug. 18, the Taiwan-based YouTube channel Haomao Productions posted a video titled "How to be Taiwanese," a comical list of stereotypes about the cultural eccentri...

Bubble milk tea voted No.1 must-eat by Universiade athletes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese bubble milk tea wins the first place of the must-eat Taiwanese foods among the Universiade athletes. As the 2017 Universiade keeps rolling forward in Taipei, ...

FISU compliments Taipei’s efforts as Universiade host city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- Summer Universiade opening ceremony left a good impression on the audience, especially on two important people--International University Sports Federation (FISU) Secretary-Gen...

The biggest dining hall ever opened in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As the biggest sporting event Taiwan has ever hosted is entering the countdown stage, Taipei 2017 Universiade’s athletes’ village will open on August 12, and alo...

Stinky tofu ranks top of the Taipei night market food

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese traditional cuisine stinky tofu has been voted as the best night market food in Taipei this year, following by the oyster omelet and the chicken fillet....

10 best delivery foods in Taipei: UberEATS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Online meal ordering and delivery platform UberEATS released the result of its survey on favorite delivery foods in Taipei, with Taiwanese popcorn chicken took t...

Taiwanese popcorn chicken the most popular street food: survey

Taiwanese popcorn fried chicken has topped the chart to become the most popular night market delicacy in Taiwan, according to the nation’s leading travel website ezTravel’s latest survey. ...