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Taiwan’s heat island effect

Taiwan’s heat island effect Over the past 8 years, high temperatures over 35 degrees C occurred an average of two months per year. In Taipei during summer, a rise of 1 degree C in feel-like temperature beyond 31.5 degrees C, … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s one-person households

Taiwan’s one-person households There are 2,750,000 one-person households in Taiwan, constituting 32% of all households. At the end of March, 2018, Taiwan’s household registration showed there were 3,310,000 seniors 65 years old and older, constituting 14.1% of Taiwan’s total population. … Continue reading

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Toddler care in Taiwan

Toddler care in Taiwan In 2018, Taiwan had 6323 kindergartens.  They include 4282 private kindergartens, 132 nonprofit kindergartens, and 1909 publicly owned privately operated kindergartens公 托 。 To send a toddler to a private kindergarten in Taiwan will cost NT$14,000 … Continue reading

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The fall armyworm caterpillar invades Taiwan

The fall armyworm caterpillar invades Taiwan Taiwanese agricultural authorities reported on June 10, 2019, the island’s first discovery of the fall armyworm caterpillar. Taiwan’s  first discovery of the fall armyworm caterpillar was on June 8, 2019, at the Flying Cow … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s lung cancer epidemic

Taiwan’s lung cancer epidemic Each year, 13,000 new lung cancer cases are discovered, and each year, 9,000 patients die of lung cancer. In 2017, statistics show that the major cause of cancer deaths for both sexes is lung cancer.   … Continue reading

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Abuse of seniors increases in Taiwan

Abuse of seniors increases in Taiwan Statistics of the past 10 years show that abuse of seniors has increased, more female seniors than male seniors have been abused, and 50% of senior abuse cases have occurred between the ages of … Continue reading

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Number of Taiwan’s elementary school students in 2034

Number of Taiwan’s elementary school students in 2034 In the 2016 school year, Taiwan had 174,670 first grade elementary school students. In the 2018 school year, Taiwan had 213,978 first grade elementary school students. In the 2019 school year, Taiwan … Continue reading

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