We’ve gathered the most delicious news for Taste Asia roundup – Beyond Meat’s plant-based minced pork finally available in Chinese markets, a magical chip saving Taiwan’s tech, Sandoitchi’s gorgeous sandwiches, Mister Donut’s Pokemon sweets, the end of an era for a legendary food truck, and Calbee’s first edible sleeping aid.
As a young black woman modelling in Hong Kong, Harmony Anne-Marie Ilunga rarely saw anyone who looked like her in the magazines. Now the 22-year-old is trying to change that, one model at a time.
Online live shows and livestream e-commerce platforms must not promote “bad habits” such as showing off wealth or “money worship” according to rules published Monday by Beijing, in the latest sign of tightening in China’s massive livestream industry.
A Malaysian company that is the world’s biggest manufacturer of surgical gloves will close over half of its factories after a surge in coronavirus cases among workers, authorities said Monday.
Asking someone to put on a mask is a touchy subject, so one shop in Japan has enlisted a robot to make sure its customers wear them during the pandemic.
Four astronauts were poised to launch on the SpaceX Crew Dragon “Resilience” to the International Space Station on Sunday, the first of what the US hopes will be many routine missions following a successful test flight in late spring.
Chinese shoppers splurged more than $100 billion in the world’s biggest shopping event of the year, in a huge spending spree that suggests the country’s all-important army of consumers is fighting back after months of pandemic agony.
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla sold $5.6 million of his stock in the US pharmaceutical company on the same day it announced promising results for its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, filings showed Wednesday.
A Thai cosmetic surgery clinic saw patients snap up nose jobs and eyelid operations for its first-ever “Singles’ Day” sale Wednesday — capitalising on the world’s largest shopping bonanza to boost business hit by the coronavirus epidemic.
Netflix insisted Wednesday it was prepared to pay tax in Vietnam after a government minister accused the streaming giant of dodging its obligations to the communist nation.
The world’s largest online shopping bonanza began in China Wednesday with an army of workers and robots primed to sort packages, and international superstars hired to drive sales, on “Singles’ Day”.
The discovery of a Burberry jacket she does not recall buying proved to Chen Rui that she was right to have brought in experts to manage her out-of-control luxury wardrobe.
A victory for the “gig economy” in California is likely to echo across the US, in a boon for app-based services while igniting fear that big business is rewriting labor laws.
Late at night, Lalo Lopez heads to a small Shanghai studio for a livestream, punting Chinese products from cycling shorts to vacuum cleaners to Spanish speakers around the world.
At a Tokyo clinic, a woman in a white coat carefully records the particulars of the newest patient: a sheep-shaped stuffed toy.