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Uber, Lyft rerouted for post-pandemic profitability

Uber and Lyft are taking different routes around the roadblock the virus pandemic dropped on their paths to profitability. The companies have racked up tens of billions of dollars in...

Food delivery services in Taiwan surge due to COVID pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There was a strong surge in business for food delivery services due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Taiwan last year, especially outside Taipei City and New Taip...

Uber's 4Q loss narrows, raising hopes for pandemic recovery

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Uber’s whittled its losses at the end of a topsy-turvy year that forced the ride-hailing service to rely more heavily on its food-delivery business after the pandemic dramatic...

Profit at Japan's SoftBank zooms on lucrative investments

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese telecommunications and technology conglomerate Softbank Group Corp. reported Monday a whopping 1.17 trillion yen ($11 billion) profit for the October-December quarter as its inve...

A sexy Alexa, Dan Levy's M&M habit: Super Bowl ads to watch

It might not have seemed likely early in the pandemic, but the 55th Super Bowl Sunday is upon us yet again. Each year advertisers pull out all the stops to entertain the crowd of 100 million viewers e...

Foodpanda secures approval to invest more in Taiwan

German-based food delivery service provider Foodpanda GmbH has secured approval to invest more in Taiwan to expand its business, according to Taiwan's Investment Commission. The commission said...

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...

Swiss say Uber Eats must register as postal service provider

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss authorities say food delivery service Uber Eats counts as a postal service provider -- and needs to be regulated as such. Switzerland’s postal supervisory authori...

Food-delivery businesses prosper in Taiwan amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The global COVID-19 pandemic has created an ideal environment for online food-delivery companies, with the number of orders in Taiwan skyrocketing during the first six mon...

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...

Foodpanda, southern Taiwan city team up to roll out reusable food containers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan has joined hands with foodpanda to introduce reusable take-out containers for food delivery services in a bid to reduce the use of throwaway tableware. The trial...

Drug dealer in food delivery garb arrested in north Taiwan

A 19-year-old man pretending to be a food delivery man was caught selling illicit drugs in Taoyuan on Thursday, according to the city's police force. The suspect, identified only by his surname...

Chinachem Group Shopping Arcades Adopt Additional Tenant Support Measures

NINA MALL Collaborates with Deliveroo and foodpanda to Launch Series of Special Privileges HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 14 September, 2020 - While the local economy, especially the F&B and ...

Rent's due, again: Monthly anxieties deepen as aid falls off

Another month passes. The coronavirus pandemic marches on. And Americans struggling amid the economic fallout once again have to worry as their next rent checks come due Aug. 1. Many...

IKEA food now available via Uber Eats Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Customers in Taiwan can now order food from IKEA restaurants through Uber Eats, the food delivery service announced Monday (July 20). In just a few clicks, Uber Eats us...