Representative Wu gives interview to TVBS news channel

A team of the TVBS news channel from Taiwan visited Estonia in late July to conduct an in-depth report themed "Inspirations from a small country". The latest development of various aspects in Estonia were covered. Representative R. C. Wu of the Taipei Mission in the Republic of Latvia also elaborated on issues such as Estonian national identity and e-government progress during an interview with TVBS.

Representative Wu remarked that though Estonia is a small state, it has retained its national coherence via language and culture in defiance of  several foreign invasions in the history.  Having restored independence from the former Soviet Union in 1991, it manages to unite ethnic Estonians and Russians with political tolerance and maintained national identity. During the internet era in 1990s, Estonia successfully seized the opportunity to allocate resources to develop indigenous information technology and gain fruitful results. Nowadays, it is one of the front runners in the world in terms of e-government, including online voting . The world-renowned communication software Skype is invented by Estonian scientists and half of its employees are still based in Estonia.

“Relatively young leadership in Estonian government  spares no efforts in simplifying bureaucracies as well as creating far-sighted policies and laws, which  benefit   private enterprises tremendously. Estonia serves as a good example for Taiwan to learn from.” Representative Wu also noted.

Representative Wu gives interview to TVBS news channel