President Tsai Ing-wen recently gave an exclusive interview to the Washington Post. During the interview, Tsai emphasized that, with regard to cross-strait issues, Taiwan is a democracy, and as such its head of state has to follow the democratic will of the people. Tsai alsoFULL STORY
A：Got any change? I want to buy a lunchbox, but I only have a thousand dollar note on me.
B：Do you have an EasyCard?
A：Yes, but you cannot buy a lunchbox with an EasyCard.
B：Add NT$200 to the card in a convenience store, the clerk will give youFULL STORY
守株待兔 (shou3 zhu1 dai4 tu4)
(It’s unrealsitic to think you can just sit back and wait for things to come to you. You should rely on hard work.)
(Smart people don’t just hope things will turn out fine. They fix the roof while the sun shines.)
Waiting forFULL STORY
As the sun is going down, as the workers are heading for home, a northbound train is racing by the Keelung river on the MRT’s Tamsui Line.
There was a man sitting in the window seat right next to me. He looked utterly distraught. Tears wereFULL STORY
A : I’ve made some meatball soup. Want some?
B : Are you insane? You eat soup when the weather’s this hot?
A : What, you don’t eat soup in hot weather?
B : Sure, but I eat iced green bean soup, iced red bean soup, or icedFULL STORY
Following the explosive popularity of the smartphone game Pokemon Go, US foreign investment analysts say investors should keep an eye on the popular game’s revenue model, the profit levels of its parent company, its follow-up plans for future market performance and its impact on theFULL STORY
The agricultural company Opul Union, in collaboration with the Council of Agriculture’s Endemic Species Research Institute, is providing meat for rescued leopard cats and has launched a “leopard cat eggs” program, under which Opul Union will donate NT$5 to the institute for every pack ofFULL STORY
A：Your glasses are really dirty. You should wash them.
B：Can you show me how?
A：Wash them in clean water, then clean them in non-acidic dish detergent, then wash them in clean water again. Then wipe them gently with tissue.
B：Oh, so that’s how you do it.
On June 15, the Ministry of Health and Welfare announced its rules concerning fluoride labeling of packaged edible salt products, stipulating the permissible product names for packaged edible salt products containing added potassium fluoride or sodium fluoride as “fluoride salt,” “fluoridated salt” or “salt withFULL STORY
A：I don’t like the men’s lavatories here.
A：Because there aren’t any partitions between the urinals, and if there’s someone you know standing next to you, it can be embarrassing.
B：Yep. And women walking past can see inside.