Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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.
It is now time to familiarize yourself with the culinary customs on the first day of the year in Taiwan.
As rescue teams continued their efforts beyond the critical 48 hours following Saturday's Kaohsiung Meinong Earthquake, new technical aids were deployed to bolster on-the-ground manpower.
Taiwan has pledged to make all-out efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and will only consider emissions trading, or flexible mechanisms, five years from now, according to Environmental Protection Administration Minister Wei Kuo-yen.
The Central Weather Bureau will maintain its cold surge advisory for most parts of Taiwan until Tuesday, after Banqiao District in New Taipei recorded a low of 4.9 degrees Celsius early Monday.
Taiwan will see many rainy days until May or June as a result of a strong El Nino effect, according to a forecast by Weather Risk, the first private weather forecast company in Taiwan.