Top 5 Taiwanese taboos to avoid on Dongzhi, Winter Solstice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Today (Dec. 22) is the Dongzhi (冬至, extreme of winter) Festival or winter solstice, the peak of winter based on the lunisolar calendar, and though many consider it a festive ti...

Top 10 Taiwanese superstitions to follow for luck on Dongzhi, Winter Solstice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Today (Dec. 22) is the Dongzhi (冬至, extreme of winter) Festival or winter solstice, the peak of winter based on the lunisolar calendar, and a Taiwanese feng shui expert and a T...

Chinese woman cries after being fined NT$200,000 for bringing pork into Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 55-year-old Chinese woman cried after being fined NT$200,000 (US$6,500) last night (Dec. 21) after being caught by Customs officers at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airpor...

Taiwan to bake in 30-degree weather on Dongzhi, Winter Solstice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite tomorrow being Dongzhi (冬至, extreme of winter) Festival or the winter solstice, parts of Taiwan will climb to a balmy 30 degrees Celsius tomorrow, before cooler and wet...

Flowers blooming at 7 districts across Taoyuan in N. Taiwan during flower festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Now that the intense local elections are over, it’s the perfect time for Taiwanese people to immerse themselves in seas of flowers for a change of mood by visiting the...

Today is Dongzhi, time to eat tangyuan!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Today (Dec. 22) is the Dongzhi (冬至, extreme of winter) Festival or winter solstice, the longest day of winter based on the lunisolar calendar, the following is an overview of s...

Enjoy Dongzhi Festival with 'chicken puppy' dumplings

Taipei -- Today marks the Dongzhi Festival, the equivalent to the winter solstice in the Gregorian calendar. Taiwanese families traditionally reunite on this day and eat tangyuan (湯圓), brightly colore...

Dongzhi, une fête traditionnelle dans la société chinoise

Ce sera la solstice d’hiver ou Dongzhi le 21 décembre. Le département de la santé du gouvernement de la ville de Taipei a pris des échantillonnages sur la boulette de...