Thu, Oct 18, 2012 - Page 5 News List

Artist keeps Taiwanese numbers system alive

LIVING HISTORY:A uniquely Taiwanese accounting system using 10 numbers is getting a second lease of life through the dedication of an artist in Chiayi City

By Yu Hsueh-lan and Jake Chung  /  Staff reporter, with staff writer

“However, the majority of foreigners seem to think we are Chinese,” Wang said.

He added that although his English is very poor, with the aid of online translation software he manages to get the message across to foreign pyrography art lovers: “We come from the most beautiful island of Taiwan.”

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