Surprise! The world's first Simpsons store will open in China, not Springfield

Surprise! The world’s first Simpsons store will open in China, not Springfield

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Cosmopolitan might have dubbed the Kardashian-Jenner clan “America’s First Family,” but let’s not forget that America’s most famous family is still The Simpsons and they’re making it official by going global.

20th Century Fox announced Friday that after 27 years of gracing our screens, the world’s first Simpsons store will open in Beijing, China, in March. The expansion of the Simpsons franchise would continue with a second store in Shanghai by June and the plan for the future is to open 100 stores globally, Jeffrey Godsick, president of 20th Century Fox Consumer Products, told China Daily.

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Surprise! The world’s first Simpsons store will open in China, not Springfield

Pro-independence party candidate to become Taiwan's first female president

Pro-independence party candidate to become Taiwan’s first female president

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TAIPEI, Taiwan — Pro-independence party candidate Tsai Ing-wen claimed victory in Taiwan’s presidential election late Saturday to become the island’s first female head of state.

The election took place amid concerns that Taiwan’s economy is under threat from China and broad opposition to Beijing’s demands for political unification.

Tsai said the election outcome was a further show of how ingrained democracy has become on the self-governing island. The results showed that Taiwanese people wish for a government “steadfast in protecting this nation’s sovereignty,” she said at her campaign headquarters. Read more…

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Pro-independence party candidate to become Taiwan’s first female president