Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Both President Ma Ying-jeou and President-elect Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday expressed support for ongoing efforts to find more survivors in the rubble of a collapsed building in Tainan City following a powerful earthquake last Saturday.
Taiwan extended its appreciation to Japan, China and the U.S. for its generosity in the wake of the magnitude 6.4 earthquake that struck southern Taiwan and killed at least 38 people early Saturday.
Zi Nan Temple in Zhushan Township, Nantou County, is the foremost choice for people who wish to pray during the Lunar New Year for wealth and good fortune, according to an online poll conducted by the local Web portal Yam.
People in Taiwan clean an average of 759 MB of junk files from their cellphones per day, the fifth largest volume of mobile phone users worldwide, according to Cheetah Mobile, the developer of the Clean Master free cache cleaning app.
With life expectancy increasing and a birth rate that continues to decline, the aging of Taiwan's population has become increasingly obvious.
Pingxi's annual sky lantern festival will kick off on Feb. 11 this year with the launch of an eight-foot-tall main lantern full of fingerprints and blessings, organizers said.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Chinese New Year's Day started Monday with many trying their luck at the lottery or praying at temples for good luck and peace for the Tainan quake victims.