Taiwan opens beauty-cosmetics pop-up store in Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR (CNA) -- A group of Taiwanese beauty and cosmetics vendors have opened a pop-up store in a shopping mall in downtown Kuala Lumpur in a bid to impress Malaysian consumers there and eventua...

Indonesia set to take in $2.2 billion from mandatory halal labeling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Indonesia is expected to rake in US$2.2 billion in annual revenue thanks to the implementation of mandatory halal labeling this year, a local official said. According t...

Taiwan Halal Center wins gold at Malaysia tourism awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan Halal Center won a Malaysia Tourism Council Gold Award Oct. 31 in recognition of its achievements promoting a Muslim-friendly environment and facilities, according to t...

Islam Campus Summit held at Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University

The 2018 NCKU World Islam Campus Summit concluded Thursday with a call for university faculty, staff and students to respect and promote Islamic-friendly, inclusive, welcoming, and culturally diverse ...

Impossible Foods Receives Kosher Certification

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--Impossible Foods received its official kosher certification from the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (the “Orthodox Union” or OU)...

Taiwan eyes more tourists from Middle East, Muslim-majority countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan has dedicated itself to becoming a Muslim-friendly travel destination in recent years, with more than 150 restaurants, hotels, and other business operations having obtain...

VP Chen touts effectiveness of government policies in boosting Taiwan tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Despite the local sector going through a structural transition last year, Taiwan welcomed a record 10.74 million tourists, Chen said. The credit for this accomplishment largel...

Taiwan company to enter Malaysian market with halal bubble milk tea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's halal bubble milk tea a hit at the 2017 Malaysia Taiwan Trade Show in Kuala Lampur earlier this month, reported CNA. Five years ago Taiwanese milk tea bra...

VP Chen touts growing ties with Indonesia under New Southbound Policy

Taiwan is committed to expanding mutually beneficial exchanges with Indonesia and is working to boost visitor numbers from the country by fostering a Muslim-friendly environment, according to Vice Pre...

Tsai lauds Muslim role in advancing New Southbound Policy

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said Sept. 18 that the Muslim community is an important partner of Taiwan and an indispensable force for promoting the government’s New Southbound Policy. Musli...

Taiwan youth agricultural ambassadors to visit Indonesia, Philippines

Two groups of Taiwan youth agricultural ambassadors will visit Indonesia and the Philippines, respectively, Sept. 10-16 as part of government efforts to foster closer exchanges with the nations under ...

Youth program boosts New Southbound Policy agricultural ties

The Young Agricultural Ambassadors New Southbound Policy Exchange Program was launched June 20 in Taipei City as part of government efforts boosting cooperation in agriculture and talent exchanges bet...

Taiwan's exports grow for 8th straight month amid rising demand from SE Asia

Taiwan’s exports grew for the eighth consecutive month in May, increasing 8.4 percent year on year to US$25.52 billion, according to the Bureau of Foreign Trade under the Ministry of Economic Af...

Aiming for Muslim market, Taiwan encourages Halal Certification

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--- With a growing population of over 200,000 Muslims, more restaurants in Taiwan are applying for halal certification and the food industry is aiming for a larger market in both T...

President Tsai touts mutually beneficial New Southbound Policy

President Tsai Ing-wen said May 5 that the government’s New Southbound Policy aims to build mutually beneficial economic relationships with Association of Southeast Asian Nations member states a...