Taiwan East Coast Rocks! 100kg Intercepted at Airport

Taiwan’s East Coast National Scenic Area Administration Office in Taidong (Taitung) recently received 100 kilograms of rocks in 5 boxes. The rocks were confiscated over a three-month period from Chinese tourists attempting to exit the country with the popular, free, but illegal, souvenirs. The haul included small stones, easy to slip into your pocket to very large stones, and also a bottle of sand. Customs officials pointed out that rocks, especially larger ones constitute a flight security risk, as they

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Lost in Kaohsiung

A fifteen year-old Chinese girl lost her way in Kaohsiung after becoming separated from her mother and tour group. The girl walked into a police station to ask for help.  When the police captain asked her how she became separated from her mother, the girl explained she had an argument with her mother at a nightmarket. “What did you argue about?”, the police officer asked. The girl explained that she had heard it said that Taiwanese people were polite, obeyed traffic rules,

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