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About masterchensays

Victor Chen, herbalist, alternative healthcare lecturer, Chinese affairs analyst, retired journalist

Taiwanese life expectancy is 80.4 years old

Taiwanese life expectancy is 80.4 years old In 2017, the average life expectancy of the Taiwanese was 80.4 years old.  Life expectancy of Taiwanese men was 77.3 years old and life expectancy of Taiwanese women was 88.7 years old. In … Continue reading

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Negative population growth in South Korea and in Taiwan

Negative population growth in South Korea and in Taiwan Taiwanese authorities estimate that negative growth of the Taiwanese population will begin in 2022.  In 2018, there are already 7 counties and a city i Taiwan that have already begun a … Continue reading

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More deaths than births

More deaths than births There have been more deaths than births on Taiwan in February, 2018, with deaths outnumbering births by 1,025 people .  In March, 2016, thee were 257 more deaths than births. It is estimated that by 2026, … Continue reading

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Where have all the foreign workers gone?

Where have all the foreign workers gone? As of the end of June, 2018, there are 689,824 foreign workers in Taiwan.  However, the whereabouts of 51,404 of them is unknown to the Taiwanese authorities. That means, 7.452% of foreign laborers … Continue reading

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Taiwanese men’s waist size problem

Taiwanese men’s waist size problem Between 2014 and 2017, 51.2% of Taiwanese 40-64 years old have 腰圍過粗 and 28.7% are overweight. Among Taiwanese men 40-64 years old, 46.1% have 腰圍過粗 and 32.8% are overweight. The term 腰圍過粗 literally means “overly … Continue reading

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Taiwanese men’s premature ejaculation problem

Taiwanese men’s premature ejaculation problem Taiwanese men believe that ejaculation should not occur within 3 minutes after penetration.  However, only 32.57% of them can hold for three minutes and 36% cannot hold for up to 1 minute.  They have a … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s medical puzzle

Taiwan’s medical puzzle It is said that 13,000 people get lung cancer each year on Taiwan, and each year, 9,000 of them die from lung cancer. The survival rate after five years is 16% and late stage lung cancer patients’ … Continue reading

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