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Design industry must improve: GoGOLDFISH
“There are two kinds of dream, one with a standard answer, which means the dream has an end; one with a longer answer, an answer that could be discussed for hours, that makes the dream never end.”
Noodle shop owner sews what she reaps
On a hot summer afternoon, Chiu Yun-chiao (邱雲嬌) talked with The China Post about her efforts to fulfill a dream.
Pugilist creates a haven for boxers in Taipei
Residing on a row of used luxury car dealerships, the Boxingland gym (拳擊天地) is one of the few specialized facilities for the sport available to the public in Taipei City.
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Navigating the Stream to the top of Taipei
In September 2009, Stream started out as a small bar, roughly the size of 30 ping (99 square meters), on Anhe Road. It had a capital of NT$4 million — a relatively modest amount for an upscale establishment.
A completely different kind of animal lover
We have all had the experience of owning a pet or befriending someone who has one. For those who own a dog or a cat, it is not easy to forget that special bond you develop with that special one. For Louis Tsai, chief exec of the Pet-Friendly Welfare Association (寵物友善協會), his attachment expanded into something larger.
Depicting a film, painting a dream
Hand-painted movie posters... The very words conjure up memories of the good old days, and of their demise. But Tainan native Yen Chen-fa (顏振發), one of the very few movie-poster painters in Taiwan still practicing the craft, has no thoughts of stopping, even after 40 years in the trade.
Who would have thought it would be possible to raise over US$30,000 worldwide for various charities by watching YouTube videos? In this new generation of the Internet, making a difference in the world with the power of watching and making YouTube videos has been made possible by organizations such as the Jubilee Project.
Jubilee Project shoots for change with YouTube
Athlete dreams of soccer-mania in Taiwan
In a country known for its love of baseball, soccer takes a backseat, with many fans calling Taiwan a “soccer desert.” One of the reasons for the sport's low popularity is that Taiwan's national team, among the 208 squads listed by the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), ranks way down at No. 176.
It has never been easy for the Republic of China (R.O.C), an island country that is recognized only by its 23 diplomatic allies around the globe, to push for its diplomatic goals.
Teen diplomats dream of promoting Taiwan
Actor traverses hard road to ride Golden Horse
In 2011, Hsu Yi-fan (徐詣帆), or Bokeh Kosang as he is known to his tribe, won a Golden Horse award for best actor in a supporting role, besting established actors such as Jimmy Wang (王羽), Anthony Lau (劉永) and Lawrence Ko (柯宇綸), for his outstanding performance as Hanaoka Ichiro (花岡一郎) in the historical epic “Seediq Bale,” which marked his big screen debut.
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