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Former US secretary of state likely to visit Taiwan this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has shared a photo of himself eating dried pineapples from Taiwan in support of the country, as officials confirmed he's lik...

Taiwan representative to US meets with former Secretary of State Pompeo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan representative to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) met with former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on March 31 in Washington. Pompeo tweeted a photo of him and Hsiao ...

China expected to extend Taiwanese pineapple ban to cakes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is planning to extend its ban on pineapples from Taiwan to include pineapple cakes, a Taiwanese lawmaker said Wednesday (March 24). The unexpected March 1 ban on ...

Taiwan Railways launches pineapple bento boxes after Chinese ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) has introduced limited-edition bento boxes featuring pineapples in support of the country’s agricultural sector, which has b...

Longan pineapple cakes from Taiwan make inroads into Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s ban on pineapples from Taiwan has stirred up a wave of overseas support for the country’s agricultural products, the latest being Singapore's inter...

Taiwan minister launches 'Freedom Pineapple' campaign on Twitter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has launched a "Freedom Pineapple" campaign on Twitter to condemn Beijing's politically-driven ban on the import of Taiwan&#...

9 favorite Lunar New Year dishes in Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — There are lots of traditions being followed across Taiwan this Lunar New Year, but perhaps the most popular and important of those is feasting. This is the festival ...

Historic pastry shop burns down in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fire destroyed a historic pastry shop dating back to the Japanese colonial era and damaged six nearby businesses in central Taiwan on Thursday morning (Dec. 3). At 10...

2020 Taiwan Food Pavilion: Enjoy authentic Taiwanese food without going abroad

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 4 November 2020 - Consisting of 11 food and beverage brands across Taiwan, "2020 Taiwan Food Pavilion" sells Taiwanese food in Indonesia through cross-border e-commer...

Bookings for viewing fireflies in E. Taiwan’s Danongdafu Forest Park available now

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Danongdafu Forest Park (大農大富平地森林園區) in Taiwan’s eastern county of Hualien offers the earliest opportunities for viewing fireflies, and this year the organized viewing act...

Most favorite souvenirs to bring back from Taiwan for Southeast Asian visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chocolate confectionery and taro pastry are among the most favorite souvenirs to bring back from Taiwan for Southeast Asian travelers, reports said. The Lunar New Year ...

Relish creative desserts at Taiwan’s Siraya National Scenic Area

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Tourism Bureau is teaming up with National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism in creating a dozen patisseries using ingredients from local produce as part...

Taiwan Foods Festival to spice up supermarkets in Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Foods Festival is being held in Asian supermarket chains in Canada between Oct. 12 and 18 to promote the country’s prime food products, reports said. O...

Kuo Yuan Ye teams up with OhBear to treat passengers to ‘OhBear Moon Cake’ at Taipei Songshan Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s cake and pastry brand Kuo Yuan Ye teamed up with Taiwan’s tourism ambassador OhBear on Tuesday (Aug. 14) to treat passengers at Taipei Songshan Airport ...

Indulge in visiting Taipei 101, National Palace Museum with ‘Classical’ Taipei Fun Pass!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new edition of the“Taipei Fun Pass” – Classical – is now available for travelers who prefer a more relaxed way of visiting Taipei 101 and Nationa...