Taiwan's representative to US calls for expedited trade talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's de facto ambassador to the United States Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) on Tuesday (Oct. 27) urged the U.S. to initiate bilateral trade talks, saying Taiwan is ready to ...

Feeding Houston's hungry: 1M pounds of food daily for needy

HOUSTON (AP) — In car lines that can stretch half a mile, (0.8 kilometers), workers who lost jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic and other needy people receive staggering amounts of food distribu...

Taiwan's envoy says she is not taking sides in US election

Taiwan's de facto ambassador to the United States said she is staying neutral on the U.S. presidential election because it is up to Americans, not people from other countries. "As a govern...

Japan, Britain sign free trade deal for post-Brexit era

TOKYO (AP) — Japan and Britain signed a bilateral free trade deal Friday in the the first such major post-Brexit deal, reducing tariffs on Yorkshire lamb sold in Japan, as well as auto parts for Japan...

7-Eleven launches two new vegan ready-to-eat meals from OmniEat

Convenient, healthy and plant-based food options ready in minutes! HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 21 October 2020 - In recent years, more consumers around the globe are choosing to follow more pl...

Municipal chiefs in southern Taiwan tussle over braised pork rice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Facebook post by Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) on Saturday (Oct. 17) has set off a tussle between the mayors of Kaohsiung and Tainan over which city's braised p...

Taiwan should not choose sides in US election: KMT ex-chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Leaning too close to one side in the race for the White House could be dangerous for Taiwan, former Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) said Tuesday (Oct. 20). Aft...

Engineers' report bolsters proposed Mississippi pump project

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday published a draft of a new environmental impact statement that supports a proposal for massive pumps to drain floodwaters from parts of...

Jollibee Group Brings 11-Year Michelin-starred Tim Ho Wan to Mainland China

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 14 October 2020 - The Jollibee Group opened Mainland China's first-ever Tim Ho Wan in Shanghai on September 23, Wednesday, marking the Michelin starred restaurant's entry ...

Taiwan scholars offer mixed views on ractopamine safety at local hearing

Experts speaking at a public hearing at the Legislature offered little clarity on whether pork with trace amounts of the veterinary drug ractopamine posed a health threat to local consumers. Ractop...

Taiwan's KMT will not change party name

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to whether the Kuomintang (KMT) would omit the word "Chinese” from its official party name, KMT Chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) on Sunday (Oct. 11) said...

Newborn in Taiwan falls gravely ill due to parents’ poor hygiene

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A newborn in Taiwan has fallen severely ill due to salmonella infection, with the source of transmission suspected of being linked to the poor hygiene of the parents. T...

KMT political games fall flat

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The KMT sprung a surprise in the Legislative Yuan earlier this week when they introduced two new resolutions urging the Taiwanese government to foster closer ties with ...

KMT resolutions on Taiwan-US ties nothing but political theater

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan on Tuesday (Oct. 6) passed two resolutions proposed by the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) related to Taiwan-U.S. relations; unfortunately, both are m...

Taiwan unveils pork logo ahead of US imports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Council of Agriculture (COA) announced on Tuesday that a Taiwan pork logo has been selected from more than 2,000 design entries. The logo has a green background, a ...