Pokémon GO association to be set up in Taiwan’s Penghu to boost tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The outlying islands of Penghu will see the establishment of a Pokémon GO association that is set to lure more visitors to the already popular Taiwanese tourist des...

New Taipei Pokémon GO Safari Zone sees 890,000 visitors, rakes in NT$2 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the course of the four-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone, which ended on Sunday (Oct. 6), New Taipei City saw 890,000 trainers, and local businesses raked in an estim...

150,000 trainers flock to Pokémon Go Safari on Day 2, New Taipei rakes in NT$100 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over 150,000 trainers descended on New Taipei City on Friday (Oct. 4), the second day of a four-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone event, bringing in revenues of NT$100 mi...

100,000 trainers crash server on first day of Pokémon Go Safari in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 100,000 Pokémon trainers reportedly flocked to New Taipei City on Thursday (Oct. 3) for the start of the four-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone event, crashi...

4-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone starts in New Taipei today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City is hosting a four-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone event that kicked off today (Oct. 3). The event, which is being held in New Taipei Metropolitan Park...

New Taipei hosts Pokémon GO Safari Zone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pokémon GO Safari Zone features special characters to catch and the event takes place at New Taipei Metropolitan Park from Oct. 3-6. New Taipei City government a...

Poké Ball EasyCards go on sale in Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To join in on the Pokémon Go craze, Taipei’s EasyCard Corporation has teamed up with Niantic, Inc. to offer limited edition Poké Ball-themed electronic stor...

Review: New movie starring Pikachu is just a hokey Pokémon

It's got an adorable hero from an iconic media brand who is voiced by a proven box office master at snark. But, somehow, "Pokémon Detective Pikachu" never really gets arresting. A ne...

Taiwan hosts 2nd biggest Pokémon GO event in world, rakes in NT$1.5 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At total of 1.01 million people visited the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan and brought in NT$1.5 billion (US$48 million) in business to the local economy over the course of ...

Pokémon GO event in southern Taiwan draws 500,000 trainers, rakes in NT$500 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The five-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone event, which wraps up in Tainan, Taiwan today, has attracted over 500,000 trainers (Pokémon GO players) and brought in an esti...

Taiwanese man plays Pokémon GO on 15 smartphones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - How many phones do you need to play a proper game of Pokémon GO? The answer is 15, if you are Chen San-yuan (陳三元), a 70-year-old man who traveled especially to the so...

65,000 trainers attend opening day of Pokémon GO event in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 65,000 trainers (Pokémon GO players), including foreigners, attended the opening day of the Pokémon GO Safari Zone event yesterday (Nov. 1) in the southern T...

Pokémon GO event launches in Tainan, Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A five-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone event kicked off in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan at 10:30 a.m. this morning. According to an announcement by the organizer,...

Pokémon GO event coming to Tainan, Taiwan tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Pokémon GO Safari Zone event is going to be held in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan tomorrow (Nov. 1), announced the Pokémon GO Live website on Sept. 30. ...

Pokémon GO event coming to Tainan, Taiwan next month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Pokémon GO Safari Zone is going to be held in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan in early November, announced the Pokémon GO Live website on Sept. 30. Acc...