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

CRF affects 92% of Taiwanese cancer patients

CRF affects 92% of Taiwanese cancer patients CRF or cancer related fatigue affects 92% of Taiwanese cancer patients. Nine medical centers on Taiwan completed a 6-year long large scale 4th stage clinical tral of 310 cancer patients with cancer related … Continue reading

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台灣奥客

台灣奥客 This phrase refers to obnoxious customers of Taiwan, or obnoxious Taiwanese customers. A Yahoo Taiwan survey of 42,200 responses on May 1-4, 2019, shows that 42.1% think the problem with obnoxious Taiwan customers is “very serious”, 37.3% think it … Continue reading

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Go study Chinese medicine in Taiwan

Yeah!  Go study your Chinese medicine in Taiwan! The Times Higher Education ranking of top Asian universities for 2019 lists 32 Taiwan universities with 8 of them in the top 100. The China Medical University, Taiwan, ranks 12th and the … Continue reading

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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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