Formosan macaques can be aggravating for farmers. Aside from endangering people in mountainous areas, the flatland regions of Yunlin County’s Douliou City and Linnei Township have also frequently been ravaged by monkeys this year. The macaques are injuring tourists by scratching them and there isFULL STORY
A simple typographical error boosted Spain’s 2014 public debt forecast by 10 billion euros (US$13.62 billion), the government admitted recently.
Four days after announcing the national debt figure to the world, the Economy Ministry issued a correction. “It is an erratum,” an economy ministry spokesperson said.
A : I’ve just registered for the EMBA program’s weekend classes.
B : What made you suddenly make that decision?
A : My educational background is lacking. Every year it holds me back from getting promoted.
B : You’re such a hard worker. I believe sooner or laterFULL STORY
A : Amari, I’ve finished drafting the contract for that project we discussed last time. When would be a good time to swing by your office?
B : I’m not sure. I’ll need to check my boss’ itinerary first.
A : I have to remind you thatFULL STORY
US coffee giant Starbucks unveiled its first ever coffee house on rails on Nov. 14, promising to add a caffeine boost to train rides in Switzerland.
The coffee goliath, which has rapidly been conquering Europe since it opened its first store on the continent in theFULL STORY
A: Are you ready for the marketing meeting briefing?
B: I’m preparing last month’s revenue data right now.
A: The president is taking this meeting very seriously, so the briefing needs to show your skill set.
B: It’s a good opportunity to display my ability. I won’t letFULL STORY
Being sedentary, not drinking enough water and staying up late at night are just a few of the 10 worst habits that can make you susceptible to falling ill. How many do you have? The results of the latest version of a national survey onFULL STORY
The retiring head chef of the Elysee Palace spills the beans on the eating habits of French presidents.
Bernard Vaussion described the presidents he served as “gourmands,” but singled out Jacques Chirac as having a particularly fine palate.
Chirac, who once openly criticized British cuisine, enjoyed calf’sFULL STORY
A : Hello, is this Juniper Hotel? I’d like to make a reservation for the conference hall.
B : No problem. When would you like to reserve it for and how many people?
A : I need it for noon next Saturday. There will be around 125FULL STORY
The number of people moving out of Greater Kaohsiung from January to October this year exceeded the number of people moving in by 1,059 people, making it the only one of the five special municipalities with a decreasing population. According to Greater Kaohsiung City CouncilFULL STORY