Hongeo, a dish of skate left to ferment in its own urine, is a beloved delicacy in parts of South Korea — despite its overpowering ammonia smell. A sashimi platter of hongeo for three to four people usually costs anywhere from 60,000 ₩ (U.S. $49.78) to 150,000 ₩ (U.S. $124.46). Marius Stankiewicz hide caption

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Blue cans, seen sandwiched between layers of concrete, are visible at the Golden Dragon complex, which collapsed in Saturday's magnitude-6.4 earthquake in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan. Sam Yeh/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rescue workers look for survivors in the remains of a building which collapsed in the 6.4 magnitude earthquake, in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan. Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Earthquake-Rattled Taiwan, A Somber Start To Lunar New Year

Taiwanese officials canceled traditional New Year celebrations and instead went to temples to pray for earthquake victims.

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People watch a television screen showing breaking news on North Korea's long-range rocket launch on Sunday in Seoul, South Korea. Western experts consider the launch to be part of a program to develop intercontinental ballistic missile technologies, banned by multiple U. N. Security Council resolutions against North Korea. Han Myung-Gu/Getty Images hide caption

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Rescue workers look through the rubble of a collapsed building in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan on Sunday, following a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck early on Saturday. For more than 30 hours, rescuers have worked to free more than 120 people buried under the rubble of the apartment complex. Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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People watch a news report at a railway station in Seoul on Feb. 3. North Korea launched a long-range rocket Sunday local time, defying international criticism. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The North Korea Information Center in Seoul, South Korea, holds a vast collection of publications, videos and everyday items from the North. Here, North Korea Woman magazine features the classic propaganda art often seen in North Korea. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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