Standing Strong: The Determined Minsyong Straw Braider

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class="meta mb-0">Publish Date - 2022-03-14T10:00:19Z0 views

Lin Mei-liang is a housewife turned entrepreneur who has made reviving Taiwanese straw craft her life mission. Pushing her limits for over eight years, everything finally paid off, with her work being known not just in Taiwan but all over Japan. Through transforming a once declining local straw industry, she fought for government recognition of the craft and promoted exporting it abroad. Lin’s craft can be seen at major festivals in Japan, with over 12 containers of straw rope annually sold there.

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