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Kaohsiung hot air balloon rides set for September, tickets on sale from Aug. 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kaohsiung Tourism Bureau will be running tethered hot air balloon rides in September in the 2022 Kaohsiung Balloon Festival, while tickets will go on sale from 5 p.m. ...

Lithuania deputy agriculture minister visits Food Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuania’s deputy minister of agriculture arrived in Taiwan to open the Baltic country’s pavilion at the Food Taipei international fair and to discuss coopera...

Food Taipei emphasizes sustainable zero-carbon food

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Pavilion at next week’s Food Taipei international fair will emphasize sustainable and zero-carbon food production, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said F...

France: Man who threw egg at Macron in psychiatric treatment

PARIS (AP) — A 19-year-old student who threw an egg at French President Emmanuel Macron has been admitted to a psychiatric hospital after a medical exam, prosecutors said Tuesday. Th...

Galesburg, an American crossroad, tunes out feuding Congress

GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) — Pickup trucks and cars rumble north across East Main Street's railroad tracks into Galesburg, Illinois, past the red-brick Lindstrom's appliances building that has occupied the ...

Juneteenth, recalling end of slavery, is marked across US

Parades, picnics and lessons in history were offered Saturday to commemorate Juneteenth in the U.S., a day that carried even more significance after Congress and President Joe Biden created a federal ...

Taiwanese pineapples in spotlight at Foodex Japan 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's pineapples have become a star at Japan's International Food and Beverage Exhibition (Foodex Japan 2021) as Japanese consumers show support for the fruit f...

Protesters in Berlin support environment-friendly farming

BERLIN (AP) — Demonstrators in Berlin called for more environment-friendly agriculture practices at a protest Saturday in Berlin that included farmers with more than 150 tractors. Th...

Let the good times roll at Taiwan Beer Music Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first "Taiwan Beer Music Festival” (台啤音樂節) will take place at Hsinchu Fishman’s Wharf, Hsinchu Fishing Port, on Sept. 7, the Industrial Development &a...

Registration for Jibeiyu Beach Carnival in Taiwan’s Penghu begins now

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Jibeiyu Beach Carnival 2019 will take place on Penghu County’s Jibei Island (吉貝嶼) from August 15 – 25, Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau said on June 26. The island ...

Steam train pulls into Taiwan’s Hualien Port Station to celebrate TRA’s 132 anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan Railways Administration’s (TRA) steam train CT273 pulled into Hualien Port Station on Sunday (June 9) morning to celebrate the agency’s 132 anniversary, attr...

Activities at Taiwan Hsinchu's temple to flash back to old-time temple festivities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hsinchu City Government will hold traditional temple festivities at the square in front of the Xiangshan Tianhou Temple (香山天后宮) from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on June 1 to celebra...

Japan and U.S. want to talk security with Taiwan, but concerns about leaks: Taiwan envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Japan and the United States are willing to engage in a security dialogue with Taiwan, but they are concerned that the content of the talks might be leaked to China, Taiwan&rsquo...

'Team Taiwan' prepares for Foodex Japan, aims to expand market for country's products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture, External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), along with food industry representatives are gearing up for the largest agri-food fair ...

Tip-top food products from Taiwan to star at Foodex Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- A selection of Taiwan’s tip-top food products will take center stage at next month’s Foodex Japan in Tokyo, according to the Taiwan External Trade Development Coun...