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Taipei Announced As 2016 World Design Capital

ArchDaily | Posted 02.01.2014 | Arts

By Karissa Rosenfield (Read the original article here) It’s official: Taipei has been selected as the 2016 World Design Capital (WDC). Thi...

Taipei Seizes $300 MILLION In Heroin

China Post | Lauly Li | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Taipei (The China Post/ANN) -The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) and the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors' Office yesterday morning busted Taiwan's ...

Global Outcry Against Injecting Beagle Puppies with Rabies

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 10.30.2013 | Green
Neal Barnard, M.D.

It sounds like a scene from a horror movie: injecting rabies into beagle puppies and watching as they succumb to one of the most miserable of diseases. This isn't fiction. It's a cruel experiment that is real and imminent.

Get Out Of The City And Get Into Nature

The Purple Passport | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel
The Purple Passport

If Earth Day finds you deep within the concrete jungle, don't despair: you can still pay tribute to nature and commune with the trees in lush city parks and green spaces tucked into some of the world's most dense and developed cities.

PHOTOS: Where The Locals Shop...

Global Yodel | Posted 04.23.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

If a picture of a destination is worth a thousand words, then a visit to its local market is worth a million. There is perhaps no other place that en...

They Tried To Bind My Grandmother's Feet -- Fortunately, She Was A Rebel

Daisy J Lin | Posted 04.12.2013 | Women
Daisy J Lin

The shoes my grandmother refused remind me not to take my freedom for granted -- freedom to roam, freedom to pursue my passions and just as importantly, freedom to make my own mistakes.

PHOTOS: Obscure Spots That Shouldn't Be

Global Yodel | Posted 02.10.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

When on vacation, it can sometimes be the seemingly ordinary "local" sights that prove the most memorable.

LOOK: Thousands Push For Gay Marriage In Taiwan During Pride

Posted 10.30.2012 | Gay Voices

Thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) revelers touched down in Taiwan over the weekend for Taipei's 10th annual Gay Pride event. ...

WATCH: Sinkhole Swallows Man In Taiwan

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 09.28.2012 | World

As Typhoon Saola trounces Taiwan, surveillance camera footage showing an unidentified man being swallowed by a sinkhole in Sansia District, Taiwan, ha...

Taipei's Museum Of Contemporary Art Offers A Voyage Into The Bizarre

Matt Gibson | Posted 09.11.2012 | Travel
Matt Gibson

Western art can be pretty weird, but there's nothing quite as mind-bendingly bizarre as modern Asian art.

Facebook Chat Suicide

AP | ANNIE HUANG | Posted 05.27.2012 | World

TAIPEI, Taiwan — A woman in Taiwan killed herself by inhaling poisonous fumes while chatting with friends on Facebook and none of them alerted a...

PHOTOS: Cute Overload?

Posted 06.18.2012 | Travel

The Taipei-based airline EVA Air is taking adorable to the skies. EVA Air has had Hello Kitty-themed jets since 2005, but they debuted three new je...

Tasting Taiwan -- Part Two: Silks Palace, Shilin Night Market, The Pacific, And Indigenous Food

Regina Varolli | Posted 03.04.2012 | Food
Regina Varolli

Silks Palace at The National Palace Museum is a tribute to both old and new. A modern masterpiece of architecture, the menu at Silks Palace is fashi...

Celebrating Taiwan's Centennial With 5 Must-Try Food Experiences

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 02.29.2012 | Travel
Marie Elena Martinez

A lover of Asia and all of her bounty, I recently had the opportunity to visit the small island of Taiwan, once known as Formosa, the literal translation of which is "beautiful island." A varied land that holds fast to tradition while embracing democracy and change, the more I explored, the more I found myself delighted and intrigued by each layer.

Chris C. Anderson

WATCH: Celebrating Taiwan's 100 Year Anniversary In Taipei

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 12.13.2011 | Travel

October 10, 2011 is the 100 Year Anniversary of the Republic of China as a result of the Xinhai Revolution of 1911. While the anniversary has been cal...

The Amazing Race: Confucius Meets Twitter

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 11.29.2011 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

The Amazing Race came back with yet another exciting season premier this weekend. From the start we saw a lack of preparation by 'the showgirls' that...

Chris C. Anderson

WATCH: Sing With The Elderly And Get Your Face Threaded

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 11.30.2011 | Travel

There is a place in Taipei that glistens with promise and the hope for a better personal future. Not really. That's just what one of the fortune t...

Chris C. Anderson

WATCH: Time Lapse video from the top of Taipei 101

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 11.30.2011 | Travel

The view from the observation deck of the Taipei 101 skyscraper in Taipei, Taiwan is impressive to say the least. On a recent three day trip, it p...

Chris C. Anderson

Waiting For Flights With Hello Kitty In Taipei (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel

The Hello Kitty Gate waiting lounge in Taoyuan Airport in Taipei is really...cute, and quite a surprise for the traveler unfamiliar with the airport. ...

Taiwan Bride-To-Be Plans Wedding To Herself (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Chen Wei-yih has finally planned the wedding day she's been dreaming about since she was a young girl. On Nov. 6, the Taiwanese office worker will rep...

Foxconn Factory Planned In China Amid Suicide Scrutiny: Apple Supplier To Hire 300,000

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SHANGHAI — Foxconn Technology, a supplier to Apple Inc., looks ready to build a huge new factory in north-central China despite the company's ow...

Taiwan Earthquake Strikes: 6.5 Quake Rattles Island

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TAIPEI, Taiwan — An earthquake struck off the southeast coast of Taiwan on Monday, causing buildings to sway briefly but no casualties or damage...

Taipei 101 To Be World's Tallest Green Building

inhabitat.com | Bridgette Meinhold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Taipei 101, famous for being one of the world's tallest buildings, is set to get some major eco-upgrades in an effort to save money, reduce its impact...