Southeast Asian countries air TV shows promoting Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 09/15/2020
By: Lee Hsin-Yin

CNA photo Sept. 15, 2020

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) A total of eight television shows featuring such issues as Taiwan's COVID-19 prevention measures and industrial development are being aired in four Southeast Asian countries to promote ties, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).

The second season of "Embracing Taiwan" is produced by MOFA in cooperation with TV stations in the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Thailand, with the content varying in accordance with different preferences, the ministry said at a press event on Tuesday.

Two 22-minute episodes will air in each country, it said.

The shows, which started last month and will run until the end of September, were made with famous local TV hosts, including Dam Phuong Linh from Vietnam, Yepun Thanat Thanajirachai in Thailand, Sherry Ibrahim from Malaysia, as well as Rovilson Fernandez and Valerie Tan in the Philippines.    [FULL  STORY]

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