Taiwan company director charged with repackaging and selling expired milk powder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven people from a trading company in Kaohsiung (高雄) were arrested for selling repackaged expired milk powder, it is reported today (Jan 10). According to CNA, Kaohsiu...

European officials agree on ban of some single-use plastics

BERLIN (AP) — European Union officials have agreed to ban some single-use plastics, such as disposable cutlery, plates and straws, in an effort to cut marine pollution. Representativ...

Amateur Taiwanese culinary artist wins gold for her elaborate edible creation in international competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A housewife from Taiwan has had her unique culinary talents showcased to the world after winning gold in a Luxembourg food competition. Huang Chiu-chi (黃秋娥) is an amate...

Amazon HQ locations: Similar basics but different vibes

NEW YORK (AP) — The communities that are expected to become homes to a pair of big, new East Coast bases for Amazon are both riverfront stretches of major metropolitan areas with ample transportation ...

Amazon HQ favorites: Similar basics, different vibes

NEW YORK (AP) — The communities said to be favored to become homes to a pair of big, new East Coast bases for Amazon are both riverfront stretches of major metropolitan areas with ample transportation...

Photo of the Day: Starbucks siren spotted during Halloween in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Taiwanese post photos of cute kids decked out in creative Halloween costumes seen over this past weekend, an image of a little girl's creative Starbucks siren costu...

Jaguars insist London is financial windfall, not future home

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars want to be London's team, at least on a part-time basis. Playing an annual home game across the pond is imperative to the long-term...

Taiwan receives the first place at 2018 Cooking Art of Culinary Awards  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Cooking Art of Culinary Awards wrapped up at Sea Fruit Restaurant in Tainan City with the top prize going to the students from Far East University, the Liberty Ti...

Taiwan needs ‘macro control’ by government to address labor market mismatch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government of Taiwan should adopt the “macro control” approach to cope with the increasingly severe problem of talent mismatch and supply and demand imbala...

5 ways Trump's tariffs on $200B in China goods could be felt

BALTIMORE (AP) — By imposing taxes on an additional $200 billion in Chinese goods, President Donald Trump has intensified a battle of wills between the world's two largest economies — and the outcome ...

Foodpanda competitor Deliveroo setting up shop in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Eating in Taipei is about to get even more convenient than it already is, especially for foodies that can’t be bothered to leave their home for a walk to a loca...

Jerseys on, wallets open as sports betting meets NFL season

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Football fans had their jerseys on and their wallets open as pro football season arrived in places where sports betting is newly legal. New Jersey won a la...

Taiwan’s July retail sales break all-time record

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's domestic retail trade for the month of July reached a new high of NT$350 billion (US$11.41 billion) this year, off the back of strong sales relating to the Gh...

Business Highlights

___ PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi latest high-profile female CEO to exit PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — Longtime PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi will step down as the top executive and the ...

Hudson Group Announces Exclusive Agreement with Maria Sharapova’s Premium Candy Line – Sugarpova

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--Hudson Group (NYSE: HUD), a leader in North American travel retail, announced an agreement under which Hudson Group will serve as the exclusive U.S...