US impressed by Taiwan-developed mask availability digital maps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Many countries have been impressed by Taiwan-developed digital maps that provide information about facial mask availability, which are in short supply due to the coronavir...

Taiwan emerges as 2nd largest face mask producer to fight epidemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is ramping up production of protective gear amid the threat of the Wuhan coronavirus, with factories going into overdrive manufacturing surgical masks and alcohol-b...

Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang calls for end of mask hoarding

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced a new mask-rationing system will kick off on Thursday (Feb. 6) amid a shortage of facial masks in the country. In a ...

Chinese-phobia grows in S. Korea amid coronavirus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As South Korea discovered the 4th confirmed case of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), businesses in Seoul are hesitating to open their arms to Chinese tourists. A fam...

Spreading fake news about Wuhan pneumonia could incur hefty fines: Taiwan CDC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese public is warned against spreading rumors about the pneumonia outbreak from China, and violators could face a fine of up to NT$3 million (US$99,976). Audi...

Halal Taiwan presents eco-friendly products at TWTC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Halal Taiwan features environmentally friendly products at 5-1 Mega Expo, Taipei World Trade Center Hall 1, and will run until Saturday (June 22). With the opening of Ta...

Wisconsin high school sorry for apparent blackface display

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — The principal of a suburban Milwaukee high school says there will be consequences for students at a basketball game who displayed pictures of an opponent making it appear ...

Hotel Éclat Taipei makes guests feel as if they are staying at a luxurious home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If a hotel strikes you as a luxurious home the moment you walk through the front door, the hotel must be doing something right, and that’s exactly the feeling Hotel ...

The Estée Lauder Companies Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Net Sales Rose in Line with Expectations, EPS Exceeds Guidance

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 2, 2016--The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) today reported net sales of $2.87 billion for its first quarter ended September 30, 2016, a 1% increase compared with ...

Spa trends: Sound vibrations, warm seashells, digital detox

NEW YORK (AP) -- Sound vibrations, warm seashells and a "digital detox" that involves surrendering your cellphone were among the healing and de-stressing techniques on display at this year's Internati...

Southern Taiwan suffers from poor air quality

Taipei, Jan. 2 (CNA) Most parts of southern Taiwan's Tainan and Kaohsiung Cities are suffering from poor air quality, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said Saturday, urging people ...