Apple is getting ready to launch its first store in Taiwan (AAPL)

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Apple is opening its first store in Taiwan.

CEO Tim Cook tweeted out a photo of the facade on the store on Sunday ahead of its official launch, believed to be later this month, 9to5Mac reported. It’s a vast red paper artwork, created by Taiwanese artist Yang Shiyi.

Here’s a translation of what Apple’s local website says, via 9to5Mac:

“Have to sit idly.

“Taiwan’s first Apple outlets, will be in Taipei and we met! Apple Taipei 101 will provide a space for everyone to experience Apple’s complete products and services, and to create, share and learn together. Like the people of Taiwan will always gather in a tree, prepare a pot of tea, so that people can exchange, fun, and then start.

“To celebrate the opening, we invite Taiwanese paper-cut artist Yang Shiyi, the same tree as the main body of the visual, creating a huge paper-cut works, showing the joy of this together, welcome everyone can have leisure to sit.”

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It’s located in Taipei 101, a 101-floor skyscraper. Fun fact: Its elevators were once deemed by Guinness World Records to be the fastest in the world, going at 60 km/hour — something actor Seth Rogen has experienced first-hand.

“That elevator scared the living s–t out of me,” he tweeted in response to Tim Cook tweet.

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Source: http://www.thisisinsider.com/apple-to-launch-first-store-taiwan-tim-cook-tweet-2017-6

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