Apple Stores in Taiwan

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There are two Apple Stores in Taiwan. Both are in Xinyi District (信義區), Taipei.

Taipei is the capital of Taiwan. The headquarter of Asus is in this city. Xinyi District is the seat of the Taipei City Government. Taipei 101 is here too. Our Apple Stores is in Xinyi Special District. This is the prime CBD of Taipei.

Store number 1 is at Taipei 101 (台北 101). The area Taipei 101 is built is synonymous with A22 and A23. The Apple Store is on the first floor.

https://www.taipei-101.com.tw/en/shopping/brandsearch/37749f6d-69c1-4c08-8f50-39cbfe4f109c

https://www.taipei-101.com.tw/tw/shopping/brandsearch/37749f6d-69c1-4c08-8f50-39cbfe4f109c

Store number 2 is at Xinyi A13 (信義 A13). Xinyi A13 is also Far Eastern Department Stores.

Microsoft Store(s) in the United Kingdom

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There is one Microsoft Store in the UK. It is located at Oxford Circus in London. Oxford Circus is is a road junction in the West End of London. This are is the largest CBD in the UK. It is located in the City of Westminster. BBC, BP, Pearson PLC, Economist Group, Marks & Spencer, Rolls-Royce Group have their head offices here.

https://www.regentstreetonline.com/directory/apple-store

Apple Stores in Switzerland

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There are four Apple Stores here.

Store number 1 is on Freie Strasse in Basel. Basel is a city in nortwestern Switzerland. It is the third-most-populous city, behind Zurich and Geneva. The official language of Basel is German. The city is located is the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

The city houses the country’s oldest university, the University of Basel. Its location in the heart of tri-border area makes its economy very dynamic.

https://www.apple.com/chde/retail/freiestrasse/

https://www.myswitzerland.com/en-id/experiences/freie-strasse/

Store number 2 is on Rue de Rive in Geneva. Geneva is the second-most populous city in the country, after Zurich. The city is part of the Canton of Geneva. Many agencies of the UN, intergovernmental organizations and many more are headquartered here. Some companies also have their European headquarters in the city.

https://www.apple.com/chde/retail/ruederive/

Store number 3 is at Glattzentrum in Wallisellen. Wallisellen is a municipality in the District of Bulach in the Canton of Zurich. It belongs to the Glatt Valley, hence the name of the shopping centre.

https://www.apple.com/chde/retail/glattzentrum/

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Store number 4 is on Rennweg in Zurich. Zurich is the largest city in the country. It is also the capital of the Canton of Zurich. UBS and Credit Suisse have their headquarters here.

https://www.apple.com/chde/retail/rennweg/

https://www.zuerich.com/en/visit/attractions/rennweg

[Naver Logo Project] Pertandingan Bisbol Profesional yang Pertama di Korea Selatan (27 Maret 1982)

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https://logoproject.naver.com/beginning

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Lebih lengkapnya https://blog.naver.com/nvr_design/220657670797

《바람이 불고 추운 날씨였음에도 불구하고 당시 서울운동장(지금은 사라진 동대문운동장)은 3여 관중으로 만원을 이뤘다. 고적대의 우렁찬 연주와 학생들의 힘찬 민속무용과 함께, 삼성라이온즈의 팬이자 제일모직의 직원들로 이루어진 카드섹션 응원단의 발랄함과 함께! 경기장은 흥분과 함성으로 가득했다.》

운동장 = 運動場 artinya stadion

만 = 萬 artinya sepuluh ribu

직원 = 職員 artinya pegawai, karyawan, staf

민속무용 = 民俗舞踊 artinya tarian tradisional

Walaupun cuaca sedang berangin dan dingin, Stadion Seoul (kini Stadion Dongdaemun) penuh akan penonton berjumlah 30.000 orang. Ada pertunjukan musik dan tarian tradisional berdampingan dengan sorak sorai Samsung Lions dan pegawai-pegawai Cheil Industries. Stadion seakan penuh dengan kegembiraan dan suara penonton.

《개막식을 본 사람이라면 6구단의 소개가 끝난 뒤, 140여 명의 모든 선수들이 일제히 운동장으로 달려 나오던 장관을 잊을 수 없을 것이다. 선수들의 얼굴에는 실업야구를 넘어 프로야구라는 새로운 시대를 이끄는 주인공으로서의 기대감과 미국, 일본에 이어 세계에서 3번째로 프로야구를 시작한다는 자부심이 묻어났다.》

소개 = 紹介 artinya perkenalan atau memperkenalkan

선수 = 選手 artinya pemain, atlet

야구 = 野球 artinya bisbol

주인공 = 主人公 artinya pemeran utama, protagonis

Siapapun yang menyaksikan upacara pembukaan tersebut tidak akan melupakan saat di mana semua 140 pemain masuk ke stadion setelah pengenalan tim keenam. Muka para pemain dipenuhi dengan ekspektasi sebagai pemeran utama dalam era baru bisbol profesional setelah Amerika Serikat dan Jepang sudah memulainya terlebih dahulu.

사자와 청룡의 대결

사자 = 獅子 artinya Lion, singa

대결 = 對決 artinya pertarungan, pertandingan

《개막전은 당시 가장 주목을 받던 두 팀의 경기였다.
​이미 국가 대표급 선수들이 모여있던 강력한 우승후보 삼성라이온즈, 일본에서 프로야구를 경험한 바 있던 노장, 백인천 감독 겸 선수를 필두로 걸출한 스타를 보유하고 있던 MBC청룡의 대결이었다. 이날의 경기는 모든 것이 처음이었다. 대부분의 선수들은 대학야구, 실업야구 출신들로 구성되어 있었지만, ​프로로서의 경기는 몇몇 해외파를 제외하고는 그야말로 처음이었던 것이다.》

경기 = 競技 artinya pertandingan

주목 = 注目 artinya perhatian

경험 = 經驗 artinya pengalaman

Pertandingan pembuka mempertemukan dua tim yang paling menyita perhatian.

Samsung Lions, jagoan kuat yang terdiri dari pemain-pemain tim nasional dan yang pernah melakoni bisbol profesional di Jepang. MBC Cheongryong, yang mempunyai pemain bintang Baek In-cheon, sebagai pelatih utama dan pemain. Kebanyakan pemain dulunya bermain di level universitas atau SMA/SMK dengan beberapa pengecualian di atas.
  
연장 10회말, 이종도 선수는 역전 만루홈런이라는 그야말로 드라마틱한 피날레를 장식한다. 전국으로 중계된, 전에 없던 이 역전의 드라마는 프로야구 34년 인기의 예고편이 아니었을까? 개막전 승리 후 인터뷰에서 백인천 감독겸 선수는 벅찬 감동에 말을 잇지 못하고 눈물을 흘리며 팬들의 감성까지 터치하고 만다. 그야말로 빈틈없이 짜여진 각본 없는 드라마라 할 수 있겠다.》

연장 = 延長 artinya perpanjangan, tambahan

Mendekati akhir inning ke-10 (tambahan), Lee Jong-do mengakhiri pertandingan dengan manis. Dalam wawancara setelah memenangkan pertandingan pembuka, Baek In-cheon tidak bisa melanjutkan berbicara dan menangis. Seperti drama tanpa skenario dan tanpa ada yang ditutup-tutupi.

《처음은 아니었다》

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《사실 프로야구는 70년대에 탄생할 수도 있었다. 70년대에 엄청난 인기를 끌었던 고교야구는 청룡기, 대통령기, 화랑기, 황금사자기 등 봄부터 가을까지 진행이 되었는데 지상파 중계는 물론이고, 어지간한 국제대회보다 관심이 높았다. 이는 자연스레 프로야구에 대한 필요성으로 이어졌고 실제로 1976년, 프로야구를 창단하려는 움직임이 시작되었다. 그러나 ​당시 실업야구를 이끌었던 은행팀들이 예금주들의 돈으로 프로야구단 법인을 만들고 운영하기란 사실상 불가능했다. 결국 프로구단을 만들 기업의 부재를 가장 큰 이유로 76년 프로 출범은 좌절 되었다.》

Sebenarnya, bisbol profesional bisa saja lahir pada tahun 70an. Bisbol SMA yang sangat populer pada tahun 1970an, diadakan dari musim semi sampai musim gugur, termasuk Bendera Naga Biru, Bendera Kepresidenan, Bendera Hwarang, dan Bendera Singa Emas, yang lebih menarik dibandingkan siaran TV dan kompetisi internasional. Secara alami, ini membuat kebutuhan akan bisbol profesional semakin terasa. Tahun 1976, gerakan membuat bisbol profesional dimulai. Namun, hampir tidak mungkin bagi tim bank-bank untuk mendanai pemain bisbol tanpa pekerjaan dengan uang dari para nasabah bank. Akhirnya, rencana bisbol profesional dihentikan karena tidak ada satu tim pun yang bermain.
 
《그로부터 6년 후, 두 번째 시도.
이번에도 프로구단을 만들 기업을 찾기란 만만치 않았다. 당시의 경제규모는 지금과는 달라서 소비재 기업이 아니면 구단을 만들기 어려웠다. 삼성, 롯데, 해태, OB, 4개의 소비재 기업과 82년 프로야구 개막을 주도했던 MBC 방송국. 이렇게 5개 팀은 만들어냈으나, 효율적인 리그 운영을 위해서는 팀을 짝수로 만들어야 했다. 연고지는 인천으로 정해놓은 상태였으나 나서는 기업이 없던 그때, 삼미그룹이 인천을 위해 영웅처럼 나타났다. 그렇게 탄생한 팀이 바로 소설이나 영화에서도 수차례 다뤄져 요즘의 팬들에게도 익숙한 ‘삼미슈퍼스타즈’ 다. 급조된 만큼 완성되지 못한 약체팀으로 시작할 수 밖에 없었기에 하위권에 머무르다 매각 됐지만, 이 팀이 아니었더라면 또 한번 프로야구의 시작이 늦어졌을 테니 야구 역사를 이야기 할 때 빼놓을 수 없는 중요한 팀이었음이 틀림없다.》

시도 = 試圖 artinya percobaan

구단 = 球團 artinya klub

소비 = 消費 artinya konsumsi

Enam tahun setelah itu, percobaan kedua.

Lagi, sulit untuk menemukan perusahaan yang akan membentuk klub profesional. Pada masa itu, ukuran ekonomi Korea Selatan berbeda dengan sekarang, yang menyulitkan membentuk sebuah klub kecuali perusahaan tersebut bergerak di bidang barang konsumsi. Samsung, Lotte, Haitai, OB, empat perusahaan barang konsumsi dan stasiun penyiaran MBC menjadi tim-tim pertama dalam gelaran liga pro bisbol pada tahun 1982. Agar seimbang, jumlah tim harus genap. Grup Sammi menjadi pahlawan bagi Incheon karena waktu itu tidak ada perusahaan lain lagi. Istilah “Sammi Superstars” sangat dikenal karena sering masuk novel dan film. Tim ini dijual karena menjadi juru kunci. Walaupun mereka tim lemah, tanpa mereka, bisbol profesional pasti akan ditunda lagi. Maka dari itu, mereka adalah sebuah tim yang mempunyai peran penting dalam sejarah bisbol.

Kamus daring: https://papago.naver.com/

https://en.dict.naver.com/

Apple Stores in Sweden

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There are three Apple Stores in Sweden.

Store number 1 is at Väla Centrum in Helsingborg. It is part of Helsingborg Municipality and Sweden’s closest point to Denmark. It is Sweden’s eighth largest city and is part of Skåne County.

https://vala.se/Butiker/Apple-Store

Store number 2 is at Emporia in Malmö. It is the largest city in Skåne County and the third-largest city in Sweden after Stockholm and Gothenburg. The Öresund Bridge connects this city to Denmark.

https://emporia.steenstrom.se/butiker-restauranger/apple-store

Store number 3 is at Täby Centrum in Täby. It is located in Stockholm County, whose capital is Stockholm, which is the capital city of the Sweden. So, Täby is a suburb of Stockholm. As you know, Stockholm houses many top universities in Europe and is the largest in Scandinavia.

The Apple Store in Täby Centrum is the first in the Nordic Region.

https://www.tabycentrum.se/store/Apple %20Store

Microsoft Store(s) in Puerto Rico

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There is one Microsoft Store in Puerto Rico. It is located at Plaza Las Americas in San Juan. San Juan is the capital and the most populous municipality in Puerto Rico. The mall, often simply called ‘Plaza’, is the largest in the Caribbean and the second-largest in Latin America.

https://www.microsoft.com/es-us/store/locations/pr/san-juan/plaza-las-americas/store-33

Apple Stores in Spain

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The Apple Stores below are arranged alphabetically based on the name of the municipality (municipio) it is located in. After the municipality’s name, I put the name of the province or the autonomous community in which the municipality is located, in brackets. This is because, an autonomous community might have only one province (often of the same name).

Store number 1 is at Río Shopping in Arroyo de la Encomienda (Valladolid). Province of Valladolid is in northwest Spain, being part of the Autonomous Community of Castile and León. It is the largest autonomus community in Spain, by area.

https://www.rioshopping.com/es-es/stores/apple

Store number 2 is at Xanadú in Arroyomolinos (Madrid). The Madrid we are talking here is not the municipality, but the Autonomous Community of Madrid.

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Store number 3 is at La Maniquista in Barcelona (Barcelona). Barcelona is the capital and the largest city of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia. It is also the second-most populous city of Spain. The city is also the capital and part of Comarca Barcelonès (a type of county in Catalonia) and Province of Barcelona.

https://www.lamaquinista.com/store/Apple Store

Store number 4 is on Passeig de Gràcia in Barcelona (Barcelona) too. Passeig de Gràcia is an important shopping avenue located in Eixample District of Barcelona.

Store number 5 is at Nueva Condomina in Churra (Murcia). Churra is a hamlet in the Municipality of Murcia, which is the capital and the most populous city of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia in southeast Spain.

https://nueva-condomina.klepierre.es/tiendas-restaurantes/apple-store

Store number 6 is at Parquesur in Leganés (Madrid). Leganés is a municipality in the Community of Madrid, located around 11 km southwest of the centre of Madrid.

https://www.parquesur.com/store/Apple Store

Store number 7 is at Puerta del Sol in Madrid (Madrid). Now, we are talking about the municipality of Madrid. It is the capital and the most populous city of Spain. Madrid houses the headquarters of Repsol and UNWTO. Puerta del Sol is a public square in the very heart of Madrid, KM 0. It is in the Sol Ward in Centro District. It means really at the centre.

Store number 8 is at Gran Plaza 2 in Majadahonda (Madrid). Majadahonda is about 16 km northwest of Madrid (municipality).

https://www.centrocomercialgranplaza2.com/tienda/apple?location=A032-A033-A034

Store number 9 is at La Cañada in Marbella (Málaga). Marbella is a municipality in southern Spain. It is part of the Province of Málaga in the Autonomous Community of Andalusia. Marbella is the second-most populous municipality in the province.

https://www.lacanadashopping.com/es/electronica-fotografia/apple

Store number 10 is on Calle Colón in Valencia (Valencia). Valencia is the capital city of the Autonomous Community of Valencia. It is the third-largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona. It is the most luxurious shopping street in Valencia.

Store number 11 is at Puerto Venecia in Zaragoza (Zaragoza). Zaragoza is the capital city of the Zaragoza Province and of the Autonomous Community of Aragon.

https://www.puertovenecia.com/tienda/62-apple

Microsoft Stores in Canada

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There are 7 Microsoft Stores in Canada, situated in 3 provinces, Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario.

Store number 1 is at CF Chinook Centre in Calgary, AB. The city is roughly 299 km south of the provincial capital of Edmonton and approximately 240 km north of the Canada-United States border. It is Alberta’s largest city and Canada’s third largest municipality after Toronto and Montreal.

https://www.microsoft.com/fr-ca/store/locations/ab/calgary/cf-chinook-centre/store-1053

https://www.cfshops.com/chinook-centre/stores/store.microsoft.0150G.html

Store number 2 is at West Edmonton Mall in Edmonton, AB. It is one of the most visited malls in Canada.

https://www.microsoft.com/fr-ca/store/locations/ab/edmonton/west-edmonton-mall/store-1014

https://www.wem.ca/directory/stores/microsoft-store

Store number 3 is at Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby, BC. It is located immediately to the east of Vancouver. It is also the third-largest city in the province. Metrotown is the downtown of Burnaby.

https://www.microsoft.com/fr-ca/store/locations/bc/burnaby/metropolis-at-metrotown/store-1016

https://metropolisatmetrotown.com/en/stores/microsoft-store/

Store number 4 is at CF Pacific Centre in Vancouver, BC. It is the most populous city in the province.

https://www.microsoft.com/fr-ca/store/locations/bc/vancouver/cf-pacific-centre/store-1091

https://www.cfshops.com/pacific-centre/stores/store.apple.G030.html

Store number 5 is at Square One Shopping Centre in Mississauga, ON. The city is the sixth-most populous municipality in Canada and third-most in Ontario. It is home to Toronto Pearson International Airport, the country’s busiest airport. It is the Canadian home to several multinational companies, like Abbott Laboratories, Citi, Federal Express, General Electric, Hershey, Hewlett-Packard, Kellogg, Microsoft, Nissan, PepsiCo, Wal-Mart, and Wells Fargo.

https://www.microsoft.com/fr-ca/store/locations/on/mississauga/square-one-shopping-centre/store-1029

Store number 6 is at CF Toronto Eaton Centre in Toronto, ON. It is the capital of Ontario and the most populous city in Canada.

https://www.microsoft.com/fr-ca/store/locations/on/toronto/cf-toronto-eaton-centre/store-1074

Store number 7 is at Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Toronto, ON.

https://www.microsoft.com/fr-ca/store/locations/on/toronto/yorkdale-shopping-centre/store-32

Apple Stores in South Korea

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So far, there are two Apple Stores in South Korea.

The first store is located in Garosugil (가로수길) in Gangnam-gu (강남구), Seoul (서울). Seoul is the capital of South Korea. It is home to companies like Samsung, LG, Kia, SK, Nongshim Group, CJ, Lotte, and Hyundai. It has five UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Gangnam District is the third-largest district in Seoul. Many entertainment companies are located here. Garosugil is an area in Sinsa neighbourhood in Gangnam.

The second store is in Yeouido (여의도) at IFC Mall in Youngdeungpo-gu / Yeongdeungpo-gu (영등포구), Seoul (서울). The National Parliament / Capitol building is located in Youngdeungpo District. Korea Broadcasting System (KBS) is also in this district. The headquarter of LG Corporation is also here.