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4 members of New Taipei delivery driver's family test positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A food delivery driver in New Taipei worked for three days last week before four members of his family tested positive for COVID-19. Since coronavirus cases began to su...

Deliverywoman killed by truck right after handing driver drink in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman was fatally hit by a truck shortly after she delivered a beverage to the vehicle's driver on a street in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung. According to the Q...

Foodpanda driver survives delivery to Taiwan's Hehuanshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese netizens are getting a kick out of a fatigued Foodpanda delivery driver after he made an epic journey from Taipei to deliver beverages to the towering peak Hehua...

Peru's crime worries tainting Venezuelans who want to work

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Adriana Marero dropped out of college in her native Venezuela in 2017 as anti-government protests turned violent amid worsening economic problems and she fled to Peru looking for a p...

Duck shop gets salty with Food Panda driver in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Food Panda on Monday announced that it has severed ties with a duck restaurant after an employee there was captured on camera verbally abusing and threatening physical vio...

Foodpanda temporarily halts service in Taiwan due to system crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Online food-delivery service Foodpanda temporarily stopped accepting orders in Taiwan on Friday (Nov. 13) due to a malfunction. At 1:38 p.m., the Berlin-based food deli...

Video shows Taiwan Foodpanda driver sneak sip from customer's drink

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Monday (July 13) showing a Foodpanda deliveryman secretly taking a sip from a customer's drink while in an elevator. On Monday, a female blogger w...

No more today: UK's new testing site closes for applications

LONDON (AP) — The British government’s new online system for “essential workers” and their families to book appointments for coronavirus tests got off to an inauspicious start Friday. ...

AP Photos: Beijing hunkers down amid virus outbreak

BEIJING (AP) — In a normal year, the city of Beijing springs to life in the closing days of the annual weeklong Lunar New Year holiday as families leave home for shopping, dining and to visit tourist ...

Photo of the Day: Uber Eats driver seen on Harley in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the food delivery craze grips Taiwan, an Uber Eats driver has been spotted taking food ferrying to a whole new level as he barreled through the mean streets of Taipei o...

Taiwan to regulate benefits for 45,000 food delivery drivers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's labor ministry is set to draft a new law to protect more than 45,000 food delivery drivers nationwide, following reports of couriers being killed or injured o...

Cute DIY costumes spotted at Tianmu Halloween Festival in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Tianmu Halloween Festival on Oct. 26 saw a plethora of kids wearing cute, creative costumes with a wide variety of themes, such as horror film villains, cartoon c...

Taipei fines Uber Eats over death of deliveryman in traffic accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Government on Friday (October 18) fined Uber Eats NT$300,000 (US$9,800) for Occupational Safety and Health Act violations related to the death of one of th...

Taiwan food delivery drivers make NT$42,000 per month, well above average wage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Food delivery drivers in Taiwan make an average of NT$42,000 a month, well above the average monthly salary, according to a study by job search website 104 Job Bank. At...

Taiwan sees third food delivery death in 5 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After two food delivery drivers were killed over Taiwan's National Day weekend, a Lalamove (啦啦快送) driver fatally hit a 74-year-old man who was jaywalking on Minsheng W...