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China to halt shipments of sugar apples, wax apples from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The General Administration of Customs of China issued a notice on Sunday (Sept. 19) stating that it will stop all imports of sugar apples and wax apples from Taiwan after ...

Low temperatures wreck wax apple harvest in South Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year’s wax apple harvest in Pingtung County is turning into a disaster due to recent low temperatures, reports said Tuesday (Jan. 12). While residents of nor...

Taiwan farmers find new way to eliminate destructive pest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Council of Agriculture (COA) said Thursday (Nov. 26) that Taiwanese farmers have figured out an effective way to get rid of white spotted longhorn beetles without pest...

Legislation to ban the smuggling of genetic materials is late, but better than never

Japan's agriculture ministry is proposing a new law to prohibit the export of genetic material from the country's Wagyu cattle to retain its competitive edge in the international meat trade. I...

Taiwan's winter fruit makes inroads in Hong Kong market

Hong Kong, Jan. 13 (CNA) Taiwan launched a promotional campaign to sell winter-harvested fruit such as jujube, guava, wax apples, oranges, pineapples, papaya, grapes, atemoya and honey apples in Hong ...