Bounded by Jhongshan 4th Road and Mincyuan and Fusing Road, you can always see many elder people playing Chinese chess or sing songs together under the pavilion in the Labor Park. This is the daily scene of the Labor Park right next to the downtown area.Furthermore, the senior’s activity center inside the Labor Recreation Center offers a variety of learning programs that retired labors enjoy very much.There is also a weekend flower market surrounding the park.It is not only the largest flower market in Kaohsiung, but also a popular weekend activity for residents.To allow operations for the development project of the surrounding areas of the MRT stations, the flower market is temporarily moved to the space besides Public Market No.1 on Siouwun Street.A brand-new market image will be presented in the near future.
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.