Monthly Archives: April 2019

On campus bullying

On campus bullying A Yahoo Taiwan survey of 32,300 responses conducted on April 26-29, 2019, about Taiwan’s on campus bullying shows that 41.3% of students have been bullied on campus, 50.3% have not, and 8.4% do not know. There are … Continue reading

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True multilingualism

True multilingualism True multilingualism or true bilingualism is a mental state in which the meaning of utterances of sounds is transitory and transient. Here is an example: A mechanic of central Latin American origin once told me:  When I hear … Continue reading

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Fiction: In future

Fiction:  In future In future, sex looses its function as a means of human reproduction.  Sex is for pleasure only. In the corner convenience store, the two most common items are cheap viagra and spermicide. On Taiwan, 34% of adult … Continue reading

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Bilingual kindergarten

Bilingual kindergarten A survey of 30,900 responses conducted on April 4-8, 2019, by Yahoo Taiwan shows that 65.2% think bilingual kindergartens are “useful”, 24.0% think they are not, and 10.8% do not know. Bilingual instruction in kindergarten is preferred by … Continue reading

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Suicide among Taiwanese youth

Suicide among Taiwanese youth Taiwan’s Suicide Prevention Association says that in 2017, 193 young Taiwanese between 15 and 24 years old committed suicide. Suicide is the second major cause of death among those 15-24 years old.  The first major cause … Continue reading

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Only 31.9% Taiwanese plan to have kids

Only 31.9% Taiwanese plan to have kids A survey of 33,500 responses conducted on March 31 to April 2, 2019, shows that only 31.9% plan to have children, 27.9% do not plan to have kids, 26.8% are already married and … Continue reading

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