Oddities

Latest odd news about Taiwan

To celebrate the New Year, local pizza chain store Pizza Hut launched a new sesame oil with pork chops pizza on Tuesday, causing another online stir. (Courtesy of Pizza Hut)

Sesame oil-flavored pizza to challenge your taste buds

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Do you remember the stinky tofu and boba milk tea pizzas launched earlier this year? To celebrate the New...

Tennessee woman puzzled at ‘empty chair’ on driver’s license

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Most people are unhappy about their ID photos on official documents, but a Tennessee woman recently expressed her displeasure on...

Japan hot spring inns to go virtual as tourism dwindles

TAIPEI (The China Post) — As the novel coronavirus pandemic worsens, Japan recently announced the extension of its state of emergency protocol to the...
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Hong Kong Sugar Santa passes happiness despite burns

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Coined as the “Sugarman,” Louis To from Hong Kong preserves the centuries-old craft of candy art with his vivacious...

Eat your ‘last supper’ alone: famous artworks adapt to outbreak

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Amid the Coronavirus outbreak, governments worldwide are trying their best to come up with creative ways to promote virus-prevention...

Packaging is everything! Japan sells tomato juice for NT$2,750

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A company in Japan is set to release a luxury tomato juice for the extraordinary price of NT$2,750 (10,000 yen). Avid...

Taipei Zoo animals bid for director position in cute virus-prevention campaign

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Following the retirement of the current director, Chin Shih-chien, last Monday, Taipei Zoo has launched a creative campaign to find the...

Japanese designer hits right chord with co-branded sneakers

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Co-branding strategies have become increasingly popular in recent years, with clothing and sports brands launching co-branded products to develop...

Songshan Airport simulates flying for travel lovers ahead of holidays

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taipei Songshan Airport (台北松山機場) held its first "pretend to go abroad" experience on Thursday with 60 people in attendance,...

New packaging lets you enjoy instant noodles without damaging health

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Most people agree that instant noodles are tasty even though they contain too much sodium which is harmful to...