By: Shine Chen and William Yen
Taipei, May 5 (CNA) Chinese nationals are very interested in the lifestyle of people in
Taiwan, according to a popular Chinese microblogger on the Sina Weibo platform, who received a huge number of comments and questions after a trip to the island.
Yan Jingsheng, a microblogger who has over 8 million fans on Sina Weibo, shared his findings Saturday at the ninth anniversary celebrations of the Beijing office of the Taiwan Strait Tourism Association (TSTA), which handles tourism-related affairs.
After posting photos and information about his seven-day trip to Taiwan with nine other popular Sina Weibo microbloggers in September last year, Yan started to receive questions about life on the island from his fans in China.
One example, included a photo he took of an empty carriage on Taipei’s metro system, which sparked a much heated discussion online. [FULL STORY]