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2016/07/14 | Hsu Chia-yu

Will Pokémon Go be Released in Taiwan?

There is no set date for the re-release of the smartphone game on the Taiwanese market.

2016/07/12 | Tashken Davlet

Warcraft Character to be Unveiled in Taichung

A character from a popular video game will soon be a permanent fixture in Taichung.

2016/07/11 | George Pendle

How Kurobe, Japan Became the Zipper Capital of the World

YKK produces roughly half the world’s supply of zippers — some 7 billion a year. How did a small rural town in Japan come to dominate the market?

2016/07/06 | Olivia Yang

Sea Turtles of Taiwan Place Bronze in Paris Photography Contest

A collection of photos of sea turtles in Taiwan's waters has been awarded bronze in one of Europe's most prestigious photography competitions.

2016/07/06 | Edward White

[PHOTO STORY] Eid al-Fitr in Taipei

Worshipers spilled out onto the streets in Taiwan’s capital this morning as thousands of people from Taipei’s Islamic community gathered at the Taipei Grand Mosque to celebrate Eid al-Fitr. The festival marks the ‘breaking of the fast’ at the end of the month-long Ramadan, which is observed by an estimated 1.5 billion people around the world. Taiwan, with a population of 23.5 million, has about 60,000 Muslims.

2016/07/01 | Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

The Mysterious Origins of a Food That's Always Been Funny: The Sausage

A sausage party is going to be held at the Taiwan Design Center this summer, but what's the story behind the salted meat seen all over the world?