A: I made a reservation for an iPhone 4, but I have to wait until after the Lunar New Year to receive it. Why do I have to wait so long?
B: I heard that phone companies give new models to new subscribers and let old subscribers wait.
A: That’s really unfair. How can they do that?
B: It’s just a trick to boost their sales!
Hit by the fourth wave of the COVID-19 outbreak, South Korea has recently issued a ban on fast gym music in the greater Seoul region. The new rules aim at stopping gym-goers breathing too hard or splashing sweat on others. It bans gyms from playing music with a tempo faster than 120 beats per minute (bpm) during group exercises. According to AFP, a list of “safe” K-pop songs is circulating online, including supergroup BTS’s No. 1 hit “Dynamite” at 114 bpm. However, singer Psy’s megahit “Gangnam Style” at 132 bpm will have to stay off the workout playlist. Also, the new
The 2,500-tonne structure of the old Kaohsiung Station began its journey home on July 26. According to the plan, it will be moved 62.66m in two months. On the first day of the process, it was moved 70cm north without a hitch. It is expected to reach the central axis of the new Kaohsiung Station by Sept. 26. The old Kaohsiung Station, built in 1941 during the Japanese colonial period as part of the great Kaohsiung urban plan, was then called the New Kaohsiung Station. The style of the station’s main structure is an example of Japanese-Western style architecture. The design
Would banana skins be considered kitchen waste? (3/5) 那香蕉皮算不算廚餘？（三） A: Some cities and counties require you to use special bags to throw your garbage out in. Taipei and New Taipei City do this, for example. The cost of the bag goes toward the cost of processing the garbage. B: I know that type of bag. If I go to the supermarket and forget to bring a bag, when I go to pay at the till, the sales clerk tells me that if I want a plastic bag I will need to pay extra, and they give me one of those bags. A: Yes, the bags are dual use: later on, you