Current Affairs Taiwan (CAT) 台灣時事 11.04.2019 Pilot 20

Hosts Michael Turton (麥哲恩) and Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文) are joined in studio by Taiwan long-timer, ex-US military officer, ex-AIT among many other talents, skills and background, Scott Ellinger (陳鶯). The show kicks off with James Soong and the PFP, goes into the LY race, and then lots of amazing insights from Scott on Taiwan’s […]

Current Affairs Taiwan (CAT) 台灣時事 10.21.2019 Pilot 19

Hosts Michael Turton (麥哲恩) and Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文) are back after a three week hiatus, with a surprisingly short show considering the amount to talk about. Starting off this time with some takeaways from a speech given by Dr. Shelley Rigger on Taiwan-US relations. Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je’s new Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) aims […]

Current Affairs Taiwan (CAT) 台灣時事 09.23.2019 Pilot 18

Hosts Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文) and Michael Turton (麥哲恩) explore a series of theories as to why Foxconn founder Terry Gou decided not to follow through and run as an independent, and come up with lots of theories–but while many could have been the truth, none feel completely correct. Ex-VP Annette Lu and seven others […]

Current Affairs Taiwan (CAT) 台灣時事 09.09.2019 Pilot 16

Other than a couple of seconds of noise in the beginning, Donovan’s mic slightly quieter and some minor lighting issues, this one came out the best yet! Hosts Michael Turton (麥哲恩) and Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文) get into the big Han Kuo-yu rally, Ma Ying-jeou getting dissed by the crowd, Hung Hsiu-chu’s comments, Han’s new […]

Current Affairs Taiwan (CAT) 台灣時事 09,02.2019 Pilot 15

NOTE: From tonight going forward we will be recording on Monday evenings, not Sunday like before. Ugh, every time a new technical problem. This time everything but one mic worked great. Michael Turton (麥哲恩) sounds great, Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文) sounds far away. Lots going on, a lot of ground covered!