Tag Archives: Taiwan

• Wine Flavor Affected by Stink Bugs

Wine Flavor Affected by Stink Bugs

The Asian brown marmorated stink bug that has caused damage to numerous crops is now a concern to wineries in Virginia, Oregon, Washington and California. The stink bugs were first found in the United States in Allentown, Pa., in the late 1990s. Native to China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan; the stink bugs have no natural […]

• Truant Bronx Cobra Could End Up In Your Next Cocktail

Truant Bronx Cobra Could End Up In Your Next Cocktail

This past week in New York City, a cobra was wandering the mean streets. Lost, alone, and apparently armed with a smartphone as she tweeted about the people she supposedly met and places she visited. Now that she is safely back in the safety of her home at the Bronx Zoo, she should pause and […]

• Yay for Beer! Forges good feelings between China & Taiwan at Asian Games

Yay for Beer! Forges good feelings between China & Taiwan at Asian Games

Fast-warming ties between China and Taiwan can be toasted at the Asian Games in Guangzhou — with a Taiwan Beer. Ties between the island and its giant neighbour have improved since Ma Ying-jeou of the China-friendly Kuomintang party swept to power in 2008 on a platform of ramping up trade links and allowing in more […]