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About masterchensays

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

Enzyme “ripens” organic garbage in 3 hours

Enzyme “ripens” organic garbage in 3 hours The Tetanti Agribiotech Inc. was launched on July 29, 2019.  It is a Taiwanese company that has developed a technology of using an enzyme to “ripen” organic garbage into organic fertilizer in 3 … Continue reading

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Number of Taiwanese Ph.D.’s and Master’s students in science has declined by 15%

Number of Taiwanese Ph.D.’s and master’s students in science has declined by 15% In the academic year 2018,  there were 93,000 Master’s and Ph.D. students in Taiwan, 16,000 or 15% less than the number in academic year 2010. From the … Continue reading

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Taiwan to study medical puzzle

Taiwan to study medical puzzle Taiwan will attempt to study a curious medical phenomenon that has now become a medical puzzle. It has been found that 60% of lung cancer sufferers are nonsmokers, only 40% have been chain smokers.  And … Continue reading

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The Hualien International School

The Hualien International School The Hualien International School opened on July 23, 2019, as a bilingual elementary school.  It plans to recruit two first grade classes of 25 first graders each and two second grade classes of second graders each … Continue reading

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Banqiao High will allow both male and female students to wear skirts to school

Banqiao High will allow both male and female students to wear skirts to school On May 6-11, 2019, the student body of Banqiao High School celebrated the school’s anniversary and decided that starting from the next school year beginning in … Continue reading

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Taiwanese views towards the female gender

Taiwanese views towards the female gender Part of a Yahoo Taiwan survey of 66,700 responses conducted on July 10-13, 2019, shows that 51.0% think Taiwan’s society favors the male and disfavors the female, 5.7% believe Taiwanese society favors the female … Continue reading

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In Taipei, 64.3% die of chronic diseases

In Taipei, 64.3% die of chronic diseases In Taipei, 64.3% of all deaths in 2018 died of chronic diseases.  Death from malignant tumors was the leading cause of death. In 2018, 18,050 Taipei citizens died, 64.3% of them died from … Continue reading

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