Cianjhen is the major fisheries business area in southern Taiwan.Its century-old fisheries business has created the success of the seafood industry development in Taiwan today with a rewarding cultural value behind its economic development.The Kaohsiung Museum of Fisheries Civilization in Cianjhen is divided into two sections – the “Squid Fishery Cultural Museum” and “Tuna Fishery Cultural Museum”, with introductions on ecology, technology, and the evolution of the industry development of the two fish species. Kaohsiung is also a major supplier of the deep-sea tuna products.The fisheries industry in Kaohsiung has been developed for more than 80 years, with deep-sea tuna fishing grounds all over the Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean and Atlantic Ocean.The major types of fisheries include the albacore, big-eye tuna, yellow-fin tuna, sailfish and bonito.
Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.Text by Steve Smith.