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A peasant woman’s wisdom. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

A Peasant Woman’s Wisdom

There is a farmers market every day in China — if farmers or people from a village have more produce than their family can eat, they often sell the excess at the market. One day, a housewife was taking a…

The Carrying-pole Rice Presentation Parade at the 2016 New Taipei City Hakka Yimin Festival. (Image: Courtesy of Epoch Times Taiwan)

The Unique Hakka Festival

Every year around the middle of the seventh lunar month, it is the time for the Hakka people in Taiwan to observe the Hakka Yimin Festival. The event has been celebrated for 181 years since 1835. At this time of…

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The Cradle of Craft Innovation in Taiwan

Located in Nantou County’s Caotun Township in central Taiwan, the National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute (NTCRD) is an agency of Taiwan’s Ministry of Culture. The purpose of the NTCRD is…

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A Peasant Woman’s Wisdom

There is a farmers market every day in China — if farmers or people from a village have more produce than their family can eat, they often sell the excess…

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A Chinese Idiom: Uncollectible Spilled Water

An idiom is an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its separate words, but that has a separate meaning of its own. Idioms stand out as shining pearls…

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The Unique Hakka Festival

Every year around the middle of the seventh lunar month, it is the time for the Hakka people in Taiwan to observe the Hakka Yimin Festival. The event has been…