作者： 董珍鑾 | 國立教育廣播電台 – 2013年7月5日 上午11:16
Miao Li Province Senior College held the graduation ceremony in National United University yesterday. Twenty five students with a total of one thousand six hundred years old graduated with a youthful, excited heart. Principal Shu Min Ti awarded the graduation certificate to the students with an average age of sixty-seven in approval of their passion for learning. Miao Li Province Senior College welcomes everyone above fifty-five years old who want to experience senior college life to apply for the course.
The Ministry of the Interior announced the new Household Certificate. The vice minister Hsiao Chia Chi stated that the Household Certificate that requires manual input will go into history after its long service. The new Household Certificate will be circulated starting from February 5th next year and it will also function as Household Registry. It is not required to apply for the new version, but if there are changes in the household, one must apply and pay the regulations fee.
The Taiwan Fund for Children and Families revealed that there are as many as fifty-two children who are treated violently every day, and there are five hundred thousand families that are under high risk of exposing children to violence. To help these children get away from the threat of violence, the Taiwan Fund for Children and Families started a funding campaign “Surrounding Abused Children with Love”, hoping that everyone will rally their friends and families to support abused children with love.
Epidemic scholars pointed out that peptic ulcer disease and helicobacter pylori disease have strong connection. Cheng Hsin hospital Gastroenterologist Chen Hong Yun stated that people nowadays are often under pressure and fluctuating emotion, and they often eat food too fast. All these may lead to peptic ulcer disease or gastroesophageal reflux disease, nauseating the body. The doctor suggested changing the lifestyle and eating habit to solve the problem completely.
There are little handicap-friendly buses, and it is hard to reserve one in advance. The Taipei city introduced the handicap-friendly taxi from February and the ten taxis have been on the road for five months with an accumulated five thousand trips due to popular demand. Starting from today, Taipei city will add twenty handicap-friendly taxis to meet the demand and hopefully another one hundred before the end of 2013.
From 2015, English primary schools and junior high schools can decide for themselves the period and length of vacations. According to the new law on educational release, the English local governments no longer have the authority to set a strict time for schools to have vacation. The spokesperson for the English Ministry of Education stated that teachers understand the school’s pupils and parents better than the government, so it is only natural to let the teachers decide the best time for vacation.