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China urges families to keep stocks of daily necessities ahead of winter

The Chinese government has told families to keep daily necessities in stock in case of emergencies, after COVID-19 outbreaks and unusually heavy rains that caused a surge in vegetable prices raised co...

Vegetable prices skyrocket as Super Typhoon Chanthu bears down on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the second time in as many months, extreme weather is playing havoc with Taiwan's vegetable prices as Super Typhoon Chanthu (璨樹) whirls closer. The average ...

Taiwan’s vegetable prices hit new high for 2021 due to heavy rainfall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the torrential rain that caused damage in southern Taiwan last week, vegetable prices at the Taipei Fruit and Vegetable Wholesale Market averaged NT$48.7 (US$1.7...

Heavy rain causes spike in vegetable prices in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Torrential rainfall across the country on Monday caused a sharp increase in vegetable prices today (Tuesday, May 21). Taiwan was hit by a “plum rain bomb” o...

Southern Taiwan’s wild weather hikes vegetable prices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The tropical depression that began to drench southern Taiwan with torrential rain on Aug. 23, has led to steep price hikes for vegetables across Taiwan. Owner of the Ta...

March CPI rises on back of tobacco, vegetable price increases

Taipei (CNA) - A hike in tobacco and vegetable prices in March pushed up the local consumer price index (CPI) for the month, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) said ...

Millions of free onions up for grabs in Taiwan's Changhua County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A field with millions of onions weighing around 1,000 tons in Changhua County has been opened up to the public over the past couple days due to a crash in the price of the vege...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, March 8 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Thursday are as follows: @United Daily News: China's president expresses support for constitutional reform @China Times: Sto...

‘Rain Bomb’ blows up vegetable prices by 50% in Greater Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The strongest plum rain Taiwan ever witnessed destroyed a wide variety of crops, leading to a national vegetable price uptick average of 30 percent, but the Greater Taipei r...