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Yeh Ken-chuang

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Yeh Ken-chuang (1932 – 23 July 2014) was a Taiwanese master carpenter, woodcarver, and expert in traditional Taiwanese architecture from Magong. [1]

17 relations: Architecture of Taiwan, Bureau of Cultural Heritage, Carpentry, Central News Agency (Taiwan), China Post, EBC News, Ma Ying-jeou, Magong, Magong Airport, Penghu, Preservationist, Taipei Times, Taiwan, Timber framing, TransAsia Airways Flight 222, Wood carving, Ye (surname).

Architecture of Taiwan

The architecture of Taiwan can be traced back to stilt housing of the aborigines in prehistoric times; to the building of fortresses and churches in the north and south used to colonize and convert the inhabitants during the Dutch and Spanish period; the Tungning period when Taiwan was a base of anti-Qing sentiment and Minnan-style architecture was introduced; in Qing dynasty period, a mix of Chinese and Western architecture appeared and artillery battery flourished during Qing's Self-Strengthening Movement; During the Japanese rule of Taiwan, the Minnan, Japanese and Western culture were main influencers in architectural designs and saw the introduction and use of reinforced concrete.

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Bureau of Cultural Heritage

The Bureau of Cultural Heritage (BOCH) is the bureau of the Ministry of Culture of the Taiwan (ROC) responsible for preserving and restoring historic buildings, sites, communities, relics and cultural landscapes, as well as conserving traditional arts, folk culture and other cultural legacies of Taiwan.

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Carpentry

Carpentry is a skilled trade in which the primary work performed is the cutting, shaping and installation of building materials during the construction of buildings, ships, timber bridges, concrete formwork, etc.

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Central News Agency (Taiwan)

The Central News Agency is the state-owned news agency operated by the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan).

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China Post

China Post, full name China Post Group Corporation is the state-owned enterprise operating the official postal service of China, which provides the service in mainland China, excluding its special administrative regions, Hong Kong and Macau, which have their own postal service independent to the mainland's.

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EBC News

EBC News is a satellite cable news channel operated by Eastern Television in Taiwan.

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Ma Ying-jeou

Ma Ying-jeou (born 13 July 1950), also spelled as Ma Yingjiu, is a Hong Kong-born Taipei-based politician who served as the eighteenth President of the Republic of China from 2008 to 2016 as well as sixth under the 1947 Constitution.

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Magong

Magong, formerly romanized as Makung, is a county-controlled city and seat of Penghu, Taiwan.

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Magong Airport

Magong Airport is an airport in Magong City, Penghu County, Taiwan.

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Penghu

The Penghu or Pescadores Islands are an archipelago of 90 islands and islets in the Taiwan Strait.

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Preservationist

Preservationist is generally understood to mean historic preservationist: one who advocates to preserve architecturally or historically significant buildings, structures, objects, or sites from demolition or degradation.

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Taipei Times

The Taipei Times is the only printed daily English-language newspaper in Taiwan and the third to be established in the nation.

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Taiwan

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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Timber framing

Timber framing and "post-and-beam" construction are traditional methods of building with heavy timbers, creating structures using squared-off and carefully fitted and joined timbers with joints secured by large wooden pegs.

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TransAsia Airways Flight 222

TransAsia Airways Flight 222 (GE222/TNA222) was a scheduled domestic passenger flight operated by TransAsia Airways from Kaohsiung International Airport in Kaohsiung to Magong Airport in Magong, Penghu Island.

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Wood carving

Wood carving is a form of woodworking by means of a cutting tool (knife) in one hand or a chisel by two hands or with one hand on a chisel and one hand on a mallet, resulting in a wooden figure or figurine, or in the sculptural ornamentation of a wooden object.

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Ye (surname)

Ye is the pinyin romanization of the Chinese surname written in traditional character and in simplified character.

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Redirects here:

Ye Genzhuang, Yè Gēnzhuàng.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yeh_Ken-chuang

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