Tune into Taiwan Today and hear from Miaoli County Magistrate Hsu Yao-chang about how he is promoting the New Southbound Policy in Miaoli. The New Southbound Policy is Taiwan's efforts to increase ties and exchanges with people from Southeast Asia, South Asia, New Zealand and Australia. This interview is a part of Radio Taiwan International's series with city mayors and county magistrate.
Miaoli County Magistrate Hsu Yao-chang speaks about how Miaoli is attracting tourists to its two Cittaslow towns of Nanchuang and Sanyi. He talks about the attractive attitudes of slow food, slow living and slow tourism. Miaoli also will boast the nation's first RailBike, a 3.6 km bike trail along railway tracks.
Miaoli County Magistrate Hsu Yao-chang also speaks about the success Miaoli businesses have found by setting up factories in Southeast Asia. He also talks about the services and courses offered Taiwan's new immigrants from those areas.