Monthly Archives: May 2017

Climate change survey

Climate change survey A Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE) survey of 1,108 adults over 18 years old conducted on March 12-15, 2017, about the Taiwanese people’s attitude towards climate change showed that 93.1% believe that climate change is occurring, … Continue reading

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In Taiwan, 57.24% of women work

In Taiwan, 57.24% of women work Of all women between 15 and 64 years old in Taiwan based on the government’s 2016 data, there are 2,961,000 working women, constituting 57.24%. There are 1,572,000 women who have not left their jobs … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s older mothers

Taiwan’s older mothers In 2016, 67.1% of mothers giving birth were over 30 years old, averaging 30.7 years old who gave birth to their first born.  In 2006, the average age of mothers giving birth that year to their first … Continue reading

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Newborns of foreign workers in Taiwan will get immediate universal health coverage

Newborns of foreign workers in Taiwan will get immediate universal health coverage.  Previously, the newborn had to wait six months before coverage is granted.  The current law is being revised.  When the revised law is passed, newborns of foreign white … Continue reading

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Taiwanese Hakka

Taiwanese Hakka At the end of 2016, Taiwan has a Hakka population of 4,530,000, an increase of 330,000 from 2011. The Taiwanese Hakka population constitutes 19.3% of the total population of 23,540,000 people. However, only 46.8% of the Taiwanese Hakka, … Continue reading

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Get smart by eating

Get smart by eating A Taiwanese report says that to get smart, eat Taiwanese egg fried rice, non-vegetarian American pizza, and Indian Tandoori chicken with Basmati rice. Yeah! According to the Taiwanese report, Taiwanese and Basmati rice and American flour … Continue reading

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New oral cocktail treats hepatitis C 99% effectively

New oral cocktail treats hepatitis C 99% successfully The Taipei Veterans General Hospital announced on May 17, 2017, that a new oral cocktail drug treatment for hepatitis C has been 99% effective with a 92% complete success rate among 100 … Continue reading

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