Taiwanese rush to change names to ‘Salmon’

TAIPEI: A top Taiwanese official issued a plea on Thursday for people to stop changing their name to “salmon” after dozens made the unusual move to take advantage of a restaurant promotion. In a phenomenon that has been dubbed “Salmon Chaos” by local media, around 150 mostly young people flocked to government offices in recent days to officially register a change in their name. The cause of this sudden enthusiasm was a chain of sushi restaurants. Under the two day promotion which ended Thursday, any customer whose ID card contained “Gui Yu” — the Chinese characters for salmon — would be entitl…

Read More

HEDGE accordingly