New mayor of Kaohsiung wants to turn his southern Taiwanese city bilingual

The central government also has a policy to turn Taiwan into a bilingual country by 2030

Taiwan News
Date: 2019/01/02
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu. (By Central News Agency)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) wants to attract more investors to his city like making sharks smell blood, while also turning it into a bilingual Chinese-English hub.

In an interview with International Community Radio Taipei (ICRT) a week after taking office, the mayor acknowledged that the slogans and promises he had launched during his election campaign might be harder to turn into reality than expected.

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