With In the Spotlight, you get to meet people from all walks of life, whether Taiwanese or foreigners who are living in Taiwan. Every week, they will each begin by telling a story that has impacted their lives. See how Shirley Lin guides them in casual interviews as they talk about Taiwan through their perspectives. You'll also learn about their "firsts" and "favorites" on the island. Enjoy getting to know Taiwan's greatest assets - its people!
Michael Pinkerton is from Australia and he heads the engineering department of Swancor Renewable Energy, a Taiwan company. On this week's In the Spotlight, Shirley Lin learns more about offshore wind turbines from Michael and also what Michael likes about Taiwan enough to stay.
Ahmad Tata still holds the title of the no. 1 car racer in Taiwan and he's not even Taiwanese. Ahmad's family is from Syria but Ahmad was born and raised in Taiwan. In this week's episode of In the Spotlight, Ahmad talks about his one and only, for now, racing car.
I-chiao or Joyce Hung is the founder of Journey by Chinese, an online Chinese language program. She's currently a visiting program scholar at Penn State University teaching Chinese. On In the Spotlight this week, Joyce talks about her love for her job as well as what she misses about Taiwan being away from home.