By: Keoni Everington
Taipei, March 20 (CNA) Despite having a highly literate, educated population employed in a world-class IT industry, many in Taiwan’s society still retain a bewildering myriad of colorful superstitions.
Beyond the well-documented fears of uttering the number four, whistling at night, placing chopsticks upright in rice and the plethora of things one shouldn’t do during ghost month and when pregnant, there is a vast profusion of even more prohibitions many still observe during their daily lives Taiwan.
The following is but a short list of the wide array of Taiwanese superstitions:
1. Don’t pick up a red envelope on the street. [FULL STORY]