Radio Taiwan International
Date: 12 September, 2019
By: Paula Chao
The Taipei Metro has teamed up with a local temple to introduce matchmaking god-themed metro tickets. The special tickets have become a big draw for singles and their anxious parents.
The birthday of the God of Matchmaking, which falls on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month, is on September 13 this year.
There is a long line at a metro station in Taipei. The crowds are there to buy metro tickets featuring the image of the God of Matchmaking, a deity often portrayed as an old man with a long, white beard. [FULL STORY]