Monthly Archives: November 2017

Taiwanese opinion about increase of cancer among those under 40 years old

Taiwanese opinion about increase of cancer among those under 40 years old In view of data showing that in 2014, there were 6,076 new cancer cases among those between 20 and 39 years old, Yahoo Taiwan conducted a survey of … Continue reading

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Half of Hong Kong residents are overweight or fat

Half of Hong Kong residents are overweight or fat Yeah, according to a Hong Kong health department survey of 12,022 residents from 5,435 families aged between 15 and 84 years old conducted from December 2014 to August of 2016, half … Continue reading

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Half of Taiwan’s lung cancer patients are nonsmokers

Half of Taiwan’s lung cancer patients are nonsmokers Half of Taiwan’s lung cancer patients are nonsmokers and 90% of Taiwan’s female lung cancer patients are nonsmokers. Taiwanese doctors blame second hand smoke and PM 2.5 air pollution. An LDCT or … Continue reading

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Long term sleep deprivation may increase infertility risk

Long term sleep deprivation may increase infertility risk According to studies conducted by Taiwan’s Tri-Service General Hospital from 2000 to 2010, of 16,000 women suffering from sleep deprivation for 6 years, show that their infertility risk is 3.718 times greater … Continue reading

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Taiwanese opinion opposes proposal to import Japanese food from Fukushima region

Taiwanese opinion opposes proposal to import Japanese food from Fukushima region A survey of 1,93 responses conducted on November 14-15, 2017, by the Kuomintang think tank, the National Policy Foundation, about public opinion concerning the proposal by the Democratic Progressive … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s manpower shortage puzzle

Taiwan’s manpower shortage puzzle Taiwan’s 1111 Manpower Bank released its findings about Taiwan’s manpower shortage on November 22, 2017, showing that 66% of Taiwanese businesses say there is a manpower shortage in Taiwan. According to the survey, 46.4% note that … Continue reading

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From 23,558,367 (2016) to 18,000,000 (2061)

From 23,558,367 (2016) to 18,000,000 (2061) Taiwan’s population will dwindle from 23,558,367 at the end of 2016 to 18,000,000 in 2061. Taiwan’s population growth in 2024 will be 0.  Estimated population is 23,740,000. In 2061, Taiwan’s estimated population is 18,370,000, … Continue reading

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