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2015/08/12 | Yang
Are The Taiwanese The Worst Drinkers?
Research conducted by the medical school at Stanford University points out nearly half of the Taiwanese people have an ALDH2 deficiency, which rates highest in the world. This means they aren't able to metabolize pure alcohol (acetaldehyde) properly.
2015/08/10 | Shih Yuan
Six More Visa-free Countries for ROC Passport Holders
The places include India, Iran, Armenia, Qatar, Ivory Coast and Somalia, leading to a total amount of 148 visa-free countries for ROC passport holders.
2015/08/09 | Yang
After Typhoon Soudelor; What's More Important than Crooked Mailboxes?
The heavy rain and strong winds in Taipei City broke the record of damaged trees and turned the city into a disaster area. At least 4,000 trees in parks and on the roadside snapped or fell down.
2015/08/05 | Yuan
App Developed by Taiwanese Students Rehabilitates Aphasia Patients
Every language therapist in Taiwan treats 108 patients. In this case, many Aphasia patients miss out on the golden period of six months for treatment.
2015/07/16 | Shih Yuan
Work Permit Application Procedure to be Simplified for Overseas Chinese Students
The Ministry of Labor believes overseas Chinese students who choose to stay and work in Taiwan have work-related knowledge, foreign language skills and other professional competence. They are also familiar with their own countries and the Taiwanese society, which complements Taiwanese college graduates.
2015/07/15 | Yuan
Xinbei City to Implement Participatory Budgeting
More than 1,500 cities and communities around the world have enforced participatory budgeting. Since 2009, New York, Chicago and Boston have also carried out the policy.
2015/06/05 | Yuan
3D Model Yearbooks for Visually Impaired Students
The Ctrl+P team visits Taichung every week or two free of charge and creates teaching materials, charts and even tools like protractors to help the students understand the classes intuitively.