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...

2 days before Ghost Month, Taiwan approves solar panels in cemeteries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Interior (MOI) yesterday (Aug. 9) cleared the way for the installation of solar panels in public cemeteries, reported CNA, oddly two days before the start of Ta...

5 traditional taboos during Dragon Boat Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Today (June 18) is the official day of the Dragon Boat Festival on the lunisolar calendar and in addition to the dragon boat races and the eating of zongzi, there are five tabo...

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...