Flies are often deemed a necessary nuisance when patronizing snack shops, but the paper flytraps that are used to catch the pests also can be a source of nausea. During National Taipei University of Technology’s exhibition showcasing its graduating class that was held on MayFULL STORY
A : You worked in planning and public relations at a well-known company. Why would you want to switch professions to become a retail salesperson?
B : I’m quite interested in medicine and cosmetics, so I’d like to give it a try.
A : Your background isFULL STORY
A : I’d like to study in Canada for half a year, but I’m hesitant about quitting.
B : Why don’t you ask the boss if you can keep your job by taking leave without pay?
A : That’s a great idea, but I don’t know whatFULL STORY
Britain is set to honor its revered wartime leader Winston Churchill with a banknote featuring his portrait and famous declaration, “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.”
The governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, traveled to Churchill’s former home ChartwellFULL STORY
Insomniacs looking for a good night’s sleep may want to hit the treadmill, take a walk or play a game of golf or tennis, because a new report released on March 4 shows that exercise promotes good sleep, and the more vigorous the workout theFULL STORY
A : A: It’s been several years since the company gave raises. It’s hard to make ends meet every month. What do you think I should do?
B : Have you considered getting a part-time job to make some extra cash on the side?
A : NotFULL STORY
A : Hello. We would like to set up a meeting with the head of your HR department to discuss techniques for writing resumes.
B : When would you like to come in for a visit?
A : If it’s convenient, we’d like to come before theFULL STORY
Children who watch excessive amounts of television are more likely to have criminal convictions and show aggressive personality traits as adults, a New Zealand study has found.
The University of Otago study tracked the viewing habits of about 1,000 children born in the early 1970s fromFULL STORY
A : I heard they usually stand during meetings at tech companies in Silicon Valley.
B : Really? How does that work exactly?
A : They set strict limits on the time and content of each person’s presentation and forbid tardiness.
B : Sounds good. Let’s try itFULL STORY
Last week sixth graders from Toucheng Township’s Jhu An Elementary School who will soon graduate were tending to the school’s peanut farm, weeding for the last time and preparing the farm for the fifth graders to take over for them. Profits from the peanut farmFULL STORY