ICRT launches ‘New Southbound’ show

The China Post
Date: December 25, 2016
By: The China Post news staff

TAIPEI, Taiwan — International Community Radio Taipei (ICRT) has announced the arrival of a weekly

Looking South host Eric Gau interviews Australia Office, Taipei Representative Catherine Raper about how Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy will boost bilateral ties. (Photo courtesy ICRT)

news program exploring the government’s “New Southbound Policy.”

In cooperation with the Bureau of Foreign Trade, “Looking South” will delve into what the policy means both for Taiwan and its partners in Southeast Asia. The show it scheduled to air Monday, Dec. 26.

The “New Southbound Policy” is an ambitious government-initiated international outreach program launched this year by Taiwan. “Looking South” will examine the policy from various perspectives including economics, culture, travel, education and much more.

The debut show on Monday will feature a talk with Dr. Chen-Sheng Ho, director of the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research Department of International Affairs, who provide listeners with an introduction to the “New Southbound Policy.”

As Dr. Ho says, “our friendship with the countries in the Asia-Pacific region will certainly advance.”    [FULL  STORY]

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