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13 unlucky taboos to evade during Ghost Month in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The gates of hell will open this year on Friday (July 29), marking the start of Taiwan's Ghost Month (鬼月), and folk custom expert Yang Teng-kei (楊登嵙) has listed 13 tab...

6 taboos to evade on Xiazhi, summer solstice in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tuesday (June 21) is Xiazhi (夏至), the peak of summer based on the lunisolar calendar, what is known as the summer solstice in the West, and Taiwan has a set of taboos that...

6 taboos for Taiwan's Xiaoman festival, including not showing navel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Saturday (May 21) is Xiaoman (小滿), the second summer solar term in the lunisolar calendar, and like other Taiwanese festivals it has its own unique set of taboos. In a ...

Top 6 Taiwanese don'ts on Dongzhi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Today (Dec. 21) is the Dongzhi (冬至, extreme of winter) Festival or winter solstice based on the lunisolar calendar, and like other Taiwanese festivals there are a number o...

Top 8 Taiwanese superstitions to follow for luck on Dongzhi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Today (Dec. 21) 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 an...

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...

TV host Janet asks fans to guess gender of baby based on Taiwanese superstitions

TAPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese-American television personality and host of the Discovery Travel and Living Channel's (TLC) series "Fun Taiwan,"Janet Hsieh (謝怡芬) on a Facebook post uplo...