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Real cash accidently burned with ghost money in southwest Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Funeral workers on Sunday (Aug. 29) found a large amount of cash being burned along with joss money at a crematorium in southwestern Taiwan, scrambling to salvage over NT$...

Stacks of ghost money found in claw machine puzzle Taiwanese netizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Some claw machine operators have been getting into the spirit of Ghost Month by placing joss paper money inside their machines as prizes. The images that have appeared ...

A Taiwan News guide to the 'do's and dont's' of Tomb Sweeping Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the Qing Ming Festival (清明節), or Tomb Sweeping Holiday just around the corner on April 5, many people around Taiwan will be preparing to visit the graves of their dec...

How to pray on Hungry Ghost Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Today is Hungry Ghost Day (中元節), the 15th day of the 7th month of the lunar calendar which marks the peak of Ghost Month (鬼月), a time when many Taiwanese provide offerings and ...

Seven spooky places in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--During the 7th lunar month, also known as the ghost month, in Chinese culture, rumors of eerie and scary stories about encounters in and around spooky places spread. The followin...