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Religious party seeks gains in Peru's legislative elections

JOSE CARLOS MARIATEGUI, Peru (AP) — On the banks of the Amazon River, in a village without electricity or drinking water, Andrea Rodrigo makes the yuca flour that her family sells in markets along Per...

Japan’s 7-ELEVEN to sell Taiwanese pineapples

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese pineapples will soon be available at 7-ELEVEN convenience stores across Japan after a decision by the country’s top fruit distributor to buy 3,000 metric t...

Taiwan orders new cold chain rules after reports of blackened pineapples in Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A major Singaporean supermarket chain took Taiwanese pineapples off its shelves last week after consumers found that some had blackened cores, and similar problems were re...

China may challenge Taiwan mango exports to Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following China’s ban on pineapples from Taiwan, it will start exporting mangoes to Japan in a fresh challenge to Taiwanese exports, reports said Thursday (April 1)....

Photo of the Day: Buff Taiwan flexes muscles on world stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chip shortages, a new Suez Crisis, Taiwanese pineapples, and "Salmoners" have inspired a meme this week boasting how Taiwan has been punching above its weight on...

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...

Tsai Ing-wen welcomes help from World Taiwanese Chambers of Commerce

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan businesses overseas should help strengthen cooperation between Taiwan and the rest of the world, but they are also welcome to return home and invest, President Tsai...

China rolls out agri investment incentives for Taiwan after pineapple ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Businesses are cautioned against falling for a list of Chinese incentives aimed at luring Taiwanese agricultural talent. Beijing on Wednesday (March 17) announced 22 ag...

Eastern Taiwan county exports pineapple custard apples to Dubai instead of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a Chinese import ban on Taiwanese pineapples, Taitung County has decided to export pineapple custard apples to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) instead, r...

Japanese foodie band writes 'Taiwan Pineapple Song'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To show solidarity with Taiwan after China banned the import of Taiwanese pineapples last month, a Japanese foodie band has composed a song singing the praises of the trop...

Taiwan bursts with creative pineapple dishes after China ban

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's classic beef noodle soup has taken on a sweet and sour twist. Taipei chef Hung Ching Lung created a pineapple beef noodle soup at his eponymous restaurant C...

Japan finds excess fungicides on Taiwanese bananas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Just as Taiwan is intensifying its exports of pineapples to Japan following a ban by China, the Japanese ordered the removal of 750 boxes of Taiwanese bananas due to exces...

Taiwan pineapples qualify for Tokyo Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's pineapples, along with mangoes, dragon fruit, and bananas, have met the requirements to be served at the Tokyo Olympics. On Thursday (March 11), Chen Chi-c...

Taiwanese pineapples getting extensive media coverage in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese pineapples have made headlines in major Japanese newspapers over the last two weeks as China's import ban on the fruit remains a hot topic in the archipelago...