When the portuguese saw the island of taiwan back in the 16th century, they called it ilha formosa (beautiful island). the name was the official name for the island until the second world war and nowadays formosa is still informally used as a name for taiwan.
Thermaltake and the company's gaming brand, tt esports, won the silver award at the annual taiwan excellence awards. a total of nine products from the manufacturer were awarded, with which thermaltake won an award at the 27th edition for the eighth time in a row.
Fo guang shan is an international chinese buddhist monastic order and new religious movement based in taiwan. the headquarters of fo guang shan, located in dashu district, kaohsiung, is the largest buddhist monastery in taiwan.