VarietyNews Playlist

 A weekly rundown of some of the most interesting reports brought to you by RTI. Watch along on Youtube if you like, or close your eyes and enjoy these stories by way of sound.

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13 September, 2020
Paula Chao

This week's topics: Huwei holds 5,000-table banquet for ghostly visitors; curtain falls on annual Penghu fireworks festival after two months; Taipei Zoo’s panda cub named “Yuanbao"; Basketballs get second life as bags in sustainability expo;  New measures on pork packaging labels to go into effect Jan. 1; and black hogs featured in Paiwan tribe’s hog-catching race. 

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06 September, 2020
Paula Chao

This week's topics include: Start of new school year to bring new COVID-19 rules;  Ghost Month’s most exciting events scale back amid pandemic;  30 restaurants in Taiwan starred by 2020 Michelin Guide;  Puppet master and percussionist receive National Cultural Award;  After 20 years of work, a craftsman brings the erhu to Taiwan; Animals express their love on “Chinese Valentine’s Day”

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30 August, 2020
Paula Chao
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23 August, 2020
Paula Chao

This week's topics include: Rehabilitated Formosan Black Bear released into the wild;  twenty four baby sea turtles in Kenting return safely to the ocean;  Perseid meteor shower to peak Wednesday night;  competition to find best goodwill ambassadors entering final round;  beef noodle soup contest kicking off in October, and more. 

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16 August, 2020
Paula Chao

This week's topics: Pharmacists warn against fake masks sold online; over 70 Taiwan eateries make Michelin’s Bib Gourmand selection;  ammonium nitrate stored in Port of Taichung removed;  80-year-old Catholic priest gets “miraculous” birthday gift;  firefighter’s water rocket invention aims to cut costs; and so on. 

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