Celebrate the festive season at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei is arguably the most sophisticated address in the city and with a reputation for having one of the most Instagrammable Christmas trees in town. Christmas and New Year are aro...

Lon Adams, Slim Jim jerky recipe creator, dies of COVID-19

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Alonzo “Lon” T. Adams II, the man who created the formula for Slim Jim beef jerky sticks, has died from complications of COVID-19. He was 95. Lynn Barrow of Bro...

Singapore becomes first in world to approve lab-grown meat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singapore has granted the world's first regulatory approval of lab-created meat to U.S. food manufacturing startup Eat Just. On Wednesday (Dec. 2), the American com...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 2, the 337th day of 2020. There are 29 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 2,...

Owner of Casey Jones Village tourist stop in Tennessee dies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Clark Shaw, a Tennessee tourism leader who built Casey Jones Village in Jackson into a popular roadside attraction featuring a restaurant, a train museum, a country store, an ice...

Japanese entertainer Sayuri invited to promote Taiwan Tourist Shuttle’s Tainan route

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid a domestic travel boom during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Siraya National Scenic Area Administration (SNSAA) has invited Japanese entertainer Sayuri to promote a two-d...

7-SELECT x TABASCO® Take Spicy to the Next Level In their first-ever crossover launching 25th November

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 27 November 2020 - If you're a spicy food fanatic, then you know that chilli peppers are the perfect way to perk up any dish! To delight all those spicy food lovers ou...

EXPLAINER: China's claims of coronavirus on frozen foods

BEIJING (AP) — China has stirred controversy with claims it has detected the coronavirus on packages of imported frozen food. Frozen shrimp imported from an Ecuadorian company was b...

2020 HORTI ASIA Opts for Virtual Exhibition for the First Time; Taiwan's Eye-opening Innovative Agricultural Technologies Take Center Stage

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 24 November 2020 - Bringing heavyweight innovative techniques and advanced products in agricultural technology, the Agricultural Technology Research Institute (hereaf...

Nom Wah at 100: a cookbook about a restaurant and community

NEW YORK (AP) — Wilson Tang was getting ready to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his restaurant, Nom Wah Tea Parlor, last winter and launch his first-ever cookbook. Then COVID-19 arrived, and China...

Highway-side eatery in UAE feeds hungry one meal at a time

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — At a highway-side restaurant in the industrial outskirts of Dubai, workers methodically assemble packaged takeout meals of biryani rice, dal and brightly colored c...

Analysis: For Trump, sowing post-election chaos is the goal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to turn America's free and fair election into a muddled mess of misinformation, specious legal claims and baseless attacks on the underpinnings of th...

Chubb Organizes Regional Day of Service in Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 19 November 2020 - Chubb's annual Regional Day of Service in the Asia Pacific took place over the week of 2 - 6 November 2020, with employees in various countries and terr...

China defends food import controls to curb virus

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government on Wednesday defended anti-coronavirus controls that have disrupted imports of beef, poultry and fish from the United States, New Zealand and other trading partners. ...

Taiwan court sentences attackers of HK bookseller to 3 to 4 months in jail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three men who plotted and executed a paint attack against Hong Kong bookseller and democracy activist Lam Wing-kee (林榮基) received prison sentences ranging from three to fo...