HK TOP Professional Flame Cooking Platform Towngas Cooking Channel Arrives on YouTube

Star chefs assemble! Unbox cookery secrets, culinary inspirations every day Introducing intensive courses on Chinese cooking for domestic helpers Secret tips on ingredient selection and culinary arts...

Taiwan resumes pomelo exports to Japan after 2 decades

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A ceremony was held in Tainan on Friday (Aug. 28) for the resumption of Taiwan-cultivated pomelo exports to Japan, after a 20-year hiatus. An 11-ton batch of the citrus...

Taiwan’s StarLux rolls out freight container-shaped gift sets for Moon Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The limited-edition biscuit sets launched by Taiwan’s startup carrier StarLux Airlines have been flying off the shelves for their peculiar design—which resembl...

Photo of the Day: Taipei bakery breaks English

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese political scientist spotted this badly mangled English translation of a pastry at a bakery in Taipei over the weekend. Gwenyth Wang-Reeves, who currently wo...

Celebrates a delightful Mid-Autumn Festival at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei with exquisite mooncakes

Mid-Autumn Festival is not only a significant cultural holiday in Asia, but also a beautiful season of reunions. To celebrate the love and togetherness of family and friends, Mandarin Oriental, Taipe...

First lady delivers lunch to firefighters and families in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lunch was on the first lady during the coronavirus pandemic. The White House delivered lunch and possibly some reassurance to people in the nation's capital who cou...

Hit hard by virus, fine dining finds new ways to serve

San Francisco chef Dominique Crenn was huddled with staff one day in mid-March when she learned that coronavirus restrictions would close the dining room at her celebrated restaurant, Atelier Crenn. I...

Czech Senate president presented with Taiwan-themed cake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Czech citizens presented a cake featuring the Taiwanese flag to Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil after his announcement on Tuesday (June 9) that he will le...

Mexico's president goes full-steam ahead with Mayan train

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Residents of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula remember riding trains to visit relatives or sell their produce decades ago, so when President Andrés Manuel López Obrador made a nostalgic p...

Global pandemic: Through the eyes of the world's children

CHICAGO (AP) — These are children of the global pandemic. In the far-north Canadian town of Iqaluit, one boy has been glued to the news to learn everything he can about the coronavi...

Virus fallout dampens spirits as Muslims mark major holiday

JERUSALEM (AP) — Muslims worldwide will celebrate one of their biggest holidays under the long shadow of the coronavirus, with millions confined to their homes and others gripped by economic concerns ...

Pandemic turns Egyptian soccer player into a street vendor

MANFALUT, Egypt (AP) — On a hot Saturday afternoon, Mahrous Mahmoud is busy as can be. The professional soccer player, however, is working up a sweat in a different way these days — as a street vendor...

Markets closed to control Mexico's exuberant Mother's Day

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Few countries celebrate Mother's Day with as much gusto as Mexico, and that has created fears the celebrations could threaten lock-down measures and spread the new coronavirus. ...

Naples' beloved pizza is back after virus shutdown eases

NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Wood is burning again in Naples’ pizza ovens, giving a symbolic and savory boost to Neapolitans after two months of lockdown meant an end to their most iconic and favorite food. ...

New Taipei pastry chains offer tokens of appreciation to pharmacists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Bakery Association on Friday (April 24) gathered 48 local pastry chains to donate boxes of their signature products to 1,133 pharmacies in the city as ...