Monthly Archives: July 2018

Money for babies

Money for babies The Taiwanese government announced its new childcare policy to rescue Taiwan’s 少子化 or dwindling child population problem.  A family who takes care of its newborn baby from 0-2 years old will be given a monthly government subsidy … Continue reading

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Lack of confidence in Taiwan’s higher education?

Lack of confidence in Taiwan’s higher education? An obscure Huang Kun-hui Foundation conducted a survey of 1,069 responses on July 19-21, 2018, about Taiwanese parents’ confidence in Taiwan’s higher education. The survey showed that 78.3% worry that Taiwanese university graduates … Continue reading

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Small but significant project falls victim to evil political correctness!

Small but significant project falls victim to evil political correctness! A ceremony scheduled to be held on August 5, 2018, to inaugurate a drinking water supply pipeline between Kinmen (Quemoy) 金門 island and Xiamen (Amoy) 厦門 in Fujian 福建省 province, … Continue reading

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Time to make more Taiwanese babies!

Time to make more Taiwanese babies! Between January and June, 2018, 89,830 Taiwanese babies were born and 89,813 Taiwanese people died.  The number of births was only 17 more than the number of deaths. In 2017, 193,844 Taiwanese babies were … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s health and lifestyle survey

Taiwan’s health and lifestyle survey A survey of the health and lifestyle of Taiwanese shows 北腸胃差, 中不愛動,南扛經濟,東少健檢。 In northern Taiwan, people live a metropolitan life, and there is a concentration of young people who work and eat out at irregular … Continue reading

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Anticipatory anxiety

Anticipatory anxiety Taiwanese youths 20-24 years old suffer from anticipatory anxiety. Unemployment rates of Taiwanese youths 20-24 years old are:  11.65% in January 2018, 11.89% in February 2018, 11.75% in March 2018, 11.60% in April 2018, 11.54% in May 2018, … Continue reading

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China’s negative population growth expected in 7 years

China’s negative population growth expected in 7 years In 2017, 17,230,000 Chinese mainland babies were born, 630,000 less than in 2016. In 2017, 8,830,000 were the second child, 7,240,000 were first born. In 1987, 25,288,000 babies were born on the … Continue reading

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