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___ China hopes for change if Biden wins, but little likely BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and secur...

Veggie burgers are still burgers, EU lawmakers rule

BRUSSELS (AP) — Plant-based products that do not contain meat can continue to be labeled “sausages” or “burgers,” European lawmakers said Friday, when they rejected a proposal back by the meat industr...

European Parliament votes to allow veggie sausages

The European Parliament on Friday voted to allow producers of meatless foodstuffs to continue calling them "sausages" and "burgers" if they desire, rejecting a proposal to have suc...

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...

Taiwan's mock meat market expands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Coffee and convenience store chains are looking to tap into Taiwan’s faux meat market, which they believe has tremendous potential in a country with a NT$60 billion ...

Starbucks adds 3 Beyond Meat options to Taiwan menu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starbucks Taiwan announced on Wednesday (Sept. 16) it is adding three items made with Beyond Meat products to its menu along with two other plant-based options as the worl...

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...

Volunteers feed COVID-19 patients, doctors in Nepal hospital

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — From his pharmacy outside Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Bikram Bhadel saw what happened when coronavirus lockdowns closed the facility’s cafeteria and nearby cafes. ...

Dining out: 35 million meals claimed in UK discount plan

LONDON (AP) — Everyone, it seems, loves a discount especially when it's on the government's credit card. Early indications suggest that hungry, and often nervous, customers are being...

Germany aims to make its EU presidency 'climate neutral'

BERLIN (AP) — German is aiming to make its six-month presidency of the European Union “climate neutral,” by organizing events in such a way as to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and offsetting any tha...

A look at a Colorado Black man's death in police encounter

DENVER (AP) — Amid the protests across the U.S. against excessive police force against people of color, Elijah McClain’s name has become another rallying cry. McClain, a 23-year-old ...

A look at a Colorado Black man's death in police encounter

DENVER (AP) — As protests continue across the U.S. against excessive police force against people of color, Elijah McClain’s name has become another rallying cry on social media. McCl...

Alcoholic monkey gets life sentence in India after attacking 250 pedestrians

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An alcoholic monkey in northern India India has been sentenced to life behind bars after going on a rampage and injuring 250 pedestrians when his supply of booze ran out. ...

Food and beverage (F&B) businesses to speed their digital transformation with digital marketing programme subsidised by Enterprise Singapore

Programme run by PSB Academy and subsidised by Enterprise Singapore, small and medium (SME) F&B businesses can now arm their staff with a suite of skills in promoting on essential platforms like G...

Cuomo: Summer school in New York state will be online

NEW YORK (AP) — Summer school in New York will be conducted remotely, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday, citing the risks of returning children to the classroom. The governor said it’s...