NT$35 bread purchase at convenience store results in NT$10 million prize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An individual who spent NT$35 (US$1.19) on a packaged bread product at a 7-Eleven convenience store in New Taipei City will be able to claim NT$10 million after the winnin...

New trademark for Taiwan Railways bento revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new trademark for a cash cow of Taiwan Railways – bento boxes – has been unveiled to boost the image of the passenger favorite. The octagonal logo feature...

It's time for 7-Eleven to take the plastic crisis seriously: Greenpeace Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Greenpeace Taiwan is petitioning 7-Eleven to pare back its reliance on single-use plastic, as the country's leading convenience store chain runs its empire by producin...

Taiwan's Arts Fun voucher lucky winners announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The lucky winners of the second launch of the Arts Fun vouchers were announced on Tuesday (Sept. 8). Culture Minister Lee Yung-te (李永得) was in attendance for the online...

Pipeline tunnel supporters, foes clash before Michigan panel

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Keeping a 64-year-old oil pipeline in operation by running one portion through a proposed Great Lakes tunnel would safeguard the economy and energy supplies, supporters sai...

Taiwan's Arts Fun vouchers launch event open for registration beginning Aug. 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s second launch event for the Arts Fun vouchers will be open for registration beginning Monday (Aug. 31). Taiwan's Minister of Culture Lee Yung-te (李永得...

Photo of the Day: Ducks chilling in New Taipei convenience store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos showing ducks hanging out in a convenience store in New Taipei and a sign explaining that they were just there to enjoy the air conditioning during the sweltering T...

Taiwan launches mass crackdown on fraudulent masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese authorities have begun a massive crackdown on the rampant import and sales of masks without certification or with mislabeled origins. The operation is in resp...

Taiwan's culture ministry announces more Arts Fun vouchers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Minister of Culture Lee Yung-te (李永得) announced the upcoming second launch of the Arts Fun vouchers on Wednesday (Aug 12). Aimed at boosting the island'...

FrieslandCampina Launches New Organic Milk Formula Organic FRISO PRESTIGE® BIO in Hong Kong

Advocating the Dutch Way of Organic Dairy Farming to Enhance Biodiversity within the Agricultural Ecosystem HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 5 August 2020 - As one of the world's leading and larges...

Amazon unveils shopping cart that knows what you're buying

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has a new cure for long supermarket lines: a smart shopping cart. The cart, which Amazon unveiled on Tuesday, uses cameras, sensors and a scale to automatical...

Gunfight at the Circle K: 2 dead in Arizona store shootout

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A man robbing a gas station convenience store fatally shot a bystander before being killed in a wild shootout with another bystander, police in suburban Phoenix said Friday mo...

Pre-orders for Taiwan's stimulus vouchers start today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pre-orders for Taiwan's stimulus vouchers started at 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning (July 1), with the vouchers to become valid starting on July 15. This month, Taiwan...

Taiwan bans sale of stimulus vouchers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the public in Taiwan have been cautioned against illegally purchasing or selling stimulus vouchers launched to vitalize the economy from the coronavirus fallout...

E. Taiwan county revokes licenses for poultry farm project by Thailand's CP Group

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to public protests, the Hualien County Government announced Tuesday (June 23) that it was revoking the licenses for six poultry farms it had already awarded to ...