Written by a professor of applied art department here, off of the Front Page Sections, translated…
The foreigners say, that Taiwan has nice people, good food, but the fundamental structures, are nowhere NEAR up to standards. Because of how the workers cut the corners, the Bridge of Nanfangao collapsed, the train to Taroko crashed. This reminded me of how the man, Kuo’s thoughts upon his encounter of workers in Japan when he’d visited, laying down the tiles, he’d noted, how focused those construction workers are, never-seen-before by him. Recently, Chiao, the commentator on the news programs also criticized, that there’s that total lack of professionalism in the occupations, and this professionalism is on how no matter how small the jobs, they’re all done, with precisions, to perfections.
Based off of the news media reports, the perpetrator of the Taroko Derailing case, Lee was, a repeated offender, with a long list of, not, up-to-standard constructions in his past, and, his certifications wasn’t withdrawn back the issuers, and he was contracted for a government project!
And these past couple of days, there was another worker, cutting the corners. The Yilan segment of the Taiwanese Railroad was constructing an elevated platform, with the workers, not watching out for the trains, gone onto the tracks to pick something up, was rammed into by the Taroko Trains, then, there was, another train coming, and thankfully, another worker stood out onto the tracks, waving the flags to prevent the trains from proceeding, otherwise, that injured worker would, lose his life, like how these trains are like cabs, you can, flag them down to stop them from keep going at any time, this showed how loosely the workers were, managed.
And, the article goes on to describe the professionalism of the professional workers in Japan, how they’re, set up to follow a set of standard operating procedures that they rarely, deviated from, comparing to how there’s NO structure, NO systems that the workers are, working by here, and you see this, sharp contrast.