(Central News Agency reporter Wang Chaoyu, Keelung, 16th) Mike Yang, a British man who once served in the United Nations, has a special liking for Taiwan. After retiring, he decided to move to Keelung. He believes that Taiwan is a safe country and the government’s administrative efficiency is also very high. The process of obtaining a residence permit was very smooth.
The Keelung City Service Station of the Northern District Affairs Team of the Immigration Department stated in a press release today that 74-year-old Mike Yang was born in the United Kingdom. He went to Germany at the age of 22 and worked at the Australian Embassy in Bonn, Germany. After working for 25 years, he moved to the United Nations. , he has visited Taiwan once or twice a year since 2008, and has visited Taiwan nearly 30 times in total in the past 15 years. He has a special liking for Taiwan.
Mike Yang said that Taiwan is a safe country and the government’s administrative efficiency is very high. The process from applying for a visa to obtaining a residence permit in the Republic of China is very smooth and fast. He is very grateful to the relevant departments for their assistance.
When Mike Yang came to Taiwan for the first time, he noticed Taiwan’s introduction of the German garbage classification system. It is known that the garbage truck will play the famous song “Für Elise” by the musician Beethoven when collecting garbage. Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany. Mike Yang The first time he came to Taiwan, he heard the familiar sound of music echoing in the streets, which was very unforgettable for him.
Due to his work relationship, Mike Yang is very concerned about the issue of environmental sustainability. In addition to regretting that Taiwan is not a member of the United Nations, he also noticed that Taiwan sent representatives to the Conference of the Parties to the “United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change” in the name of an observer and did not Abandoning the responsibilities of a global citizen.
Mike Yang also observed that Taiwan is actively promoting environmentally friendly policies such as green energy and garbage classification. In order to encourage people to use reusable bags and reusable tableware, Mike Yang suggested that more measures can be added to improve the effectiveness of plastic reduction and jointly protect this beautiful land. and ocean.
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In terms of daily life, Mike Yang believes that Taiwan has an excellent and cheap public transportation system, as well as 24-hour convenience stores. He said that life in Taiwan is very convenient and happy, but like many foreigners, he is only relatively unlucky. The only food I can accept is stinky tofu.
Director of Keelung City Service Station Mao Zhaoli said that Keelung City has the second highest proportion of new residents in the city, second only to Lianjiang County. The Keelung City Service Station is committed to assisting new residents with life guidance, etc., and hopes that new residents The residents can live and work in peace and contentment here. (Editor: Zhang Mingkun) 1121116