Pollution, road safety top concerns among expats in Taiwan: poll

Want China Times
Date: 2015-03-27
By: CNA

Air quality and traffic safety are the two issues of greatest concern among foreign nationals

Smoggy sky in Nantou, central Taiwan, March 6. (Photo/Liao Chao-hsiang)

Smoggy sky in Nantou, central Taiwan, March 6. (Photo/Liao Chao-hsiang)

living in Taiwan, according to a poll released Thursday.

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The 2014 Quality of Living Survey, conducted jointly by the European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) and market research firm TNS, suggested that only 38% of the expatriates in Taiwan think that the country’s air quality is good, a steep decline from 63% in 2011.

Traffic safety is also a major concern, as most foreign nationals think that Taiwan’s roads are unsafe for all users, according to the survey.     [FULL  STORY]