Rifat, a Turkish YouTuber living in Taiwan, posted a video on Feb. 13 in which he listed five things that make Taiwan the cream of the crop, while also sharing the reasons why he is using his mother language to promote Taiwan.
Rifat first shared a popular video that has been circulating among the Turkish community lately.
In the video, a Taiwanese man is seen wearing a backpack with LED words running: ‘I’m not Chinese. I’m Taiwanese. I’m willing to sacrifice myself for Turkey.’
Rifat then explained that many of his friends thought that he was going to Tatvan (a small city in eastern Turkey) when he told his friends that he had received a scholarship to study in Taiwan.
This made him realize that Taiwan is a place worth knowing so he decided to take it upon himself to introduce it to the people back home.
吳鳳列出台灣公司ACER, Asus, Giant, Gigabyte等，表示台灣經濟很強，在生產晶片、LEＤ生產量皆為全球第一。
Rifat listed many companies founded in Taiwan or by Taiwanese, including ACER, Asus, Giant and Gigabyte. He said that Taiwan’s economy is pretty strong and that many microchips and LEDs are made in Taiwan.
He also mentioned that Taiwan is a democratic society, and besides introducing Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-Wen to the audience, he also listed several fun attractions in Taiwan for people who want to travel.
The YouTuber also praised the medical and health care system in Taiwan. He pulled out NUMBEO’s statistics to show that Taiwan’s health care system is ranked number one worldwide, and also shared the applications of National Health Insurance (NHI) cards.
Toward the end of the video, Rifat pointed out another interesting thing about Taiwan’s recycling system: garbage trucks play classical music. In addition, he mentioned that Taiwan is a relatively safe place to live in.
He revealed that in the 13 plus years that he’s lived in Taiwan, he has never seen a brawl on the streets.
Rifat’s love for Taiwan had online users commenting that having him in Taiwan is a great honor.