New Hope for Japan’s Summer Delicacy

FUJISAWA, JAPAN � The Japanese summer delicacy of roasted eel, braised with a tangy sauce and sprinkled with prickly mountain pepper, is in question as the creatures with their mysterious migrations become increasingly endangered.

Soaring demand for Japanese eel, or …

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Taitung hot-air balloon festival attracts 480,000 visitors

Taipei--The 2017 Taiwan International Balloon Festival, which was held June 30-Aug. 6 in Taitung County's Luye Township, attracted approximately 480,000 visitors, the county's Tourism Department said Monday.

The festival held six "hot-air balloon night glow" concerts across six different locations …

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