Over the past few years, an impressive collection of old photos related to Hakka lives has been curated. As Hakka scholar Chiu Yen-kuei (邱彥貴) recalls, the push to officially archive such photos first started in 2006.
The Sultanate of Oman celebrates today its 41st national day under His Majesty, Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, who successfully opened up the country, embarked on economic reforms and boosted spending on health, education and welfare.
Living in an unfamiliar environment and not knowing the local languages is sometimes inconvenient, if not intimidating.
As the 2011 Taipei International Travel Fair prepares for its final day of excitement, two seminars discussing the strategies and future of the tourism industry will be held on Monday, Nov. 14.
Only two draws are left but bargain-hunters at the Taipei International Travel Fair (ITF) can bag a good deal even if they pay for nothing more than admission.
We all look forward to the next generations carrying on the world's livelihood, preferably with the cultural essence kept from previous eras and the wisdom of our ancestors.