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A : It says in the newspapers that the birthrate in Taiwan has gone down to 0.829 percent. This means that each woman only gives birth to one child. This is the lowest birthrate in the world.

B : I am not surprised. We don’t earn enough money, the education system is poor and society is unsafe. Who would want to have children?

A : 報上說,台灣出生率已降到千分之八點二九,等於每一位婦女只生一胎,是全球最低。

B : 不意外啊。錢賺得不夠、教育體制不健全、社會治安壞,誰還會想生小孩?

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