‘FRIENDSHIP’: The Southeast Asian nation sees agriculture, tourism, trade, education as well as individual exchanges at the center of cooperation
Date: Aug 23, 2020
By: Staff writer, with CNA
Lee, who assumed his post in August last year, spoke about the development of bilateral relations in a telephone interview with the Central News Agency.
People-to-people connections between Taiwan and Brunei are deep, Lee said.
For example, 10.3 percent, or about 47,000, of Brunei’s population of 460,000 people have ethnic Chinese ancestry. Among them, 80 percent can be traced to Taiwan’s outlying Kinmen Island, he said. [FULL STORY]