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Taiwanese restaurant wins over French model with bubble tea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French fashion model Ivanka Smilenko has selected Taiwanese restaurant Le 37m2 as one of her favorite eateries. The Chanel and Vivienne Westwood model, who recently gra...

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...

Taiwanese brands in Japan to offer hot deals celebrating close ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tourism Bureau is joining 100 Taiwanese businesses that operate in Japan to launch a promotional campaign highlighting the strong bond between the two countries. Th...

Taiwantrade.com showcases popular Taiwanese food, beverage, and pineapple products

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 1 July 2021 - Taiwantrade.com is showcasing a popular range of Taiwanese foods, beverages, and pineapple products for buyers in Southeast Asia starting 29 June through t...

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....

Taiwanese student takes 1st in EPA contest for origami lid design

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese university student on Tuesday (April 13) took first place in a design competition held by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for her paper cup that inco...

Twitter includes Taiwan flag in announcement of Milk Tea Alliance emoji

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Twitter announced on Thursday (April 8) that it is creating an emoji for the Milk Tea Alliance and included Taiwan's flag among other members of the alliance in the st...

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...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan members of Milk Tea Alliance stand with Myanmar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Milk Tea Alliance is calling on its Taiwanese members to join with other member nations in supporting Myanmar democracy activists on Sunday (Feb. 28). On Wednesday ...

Taiwanese bubble tea featured on Japan’s college entrance exam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s iconic beverage, bubble tea, was featured in Japan’s university entrance exam questions this year following that country's recent craze for the dr...

Taiwan’s Sugarcane Straws Explore US Market

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 27 October 2020 - Taiwan not only invented bubble tea that has created a global phenomenon, one of the country's vibrant startup firms has also come up with eco vers...

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 ...

Passport cover competition spotlights Taiwan’s cultural diversity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan unveiled a new passport design on Wednesday (Sept. 2) that highlights the word “Taiwan,” a competition for Taiwanese passport cover designs has shed ...

Taiwan tea shops making splash in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan tea chain Sharetea (歇腳亭) opened its first store recently in Japan, signaling that the bubble milk tea craze is still growing in Asia. The Asahi Shimbun said Shar...