Current Affairs Taiwan (CAT) 台灣時事 12.23.2019 Episode 25

This week, hosts Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文) and Michael Turton (麥哲恩) delve into the duelling rallies in support of, and calling for the recall of, KMT presidential candidate and Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu. Former president says if President Tsai wins re-election she will raise electricity rates. Tsai’s revival in the polls is no surprise as […]

Current Affairs Taiwan (CAT) 台灣時事 12.23.2019 Episode 25

This week, hosts Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文) and Michael Turton (麥哲恩) delve into the duelling rallies in support of, and calling for the recall of, KMT presidential candidate and Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu. Former president says if President Tsai wins re-election she will raise electricity rates. Tsai’s revival in the polls is no surprise as […]

Focus Taiwan: U.S. House bill seeks to recognize AIT director as ambassador (update)

Washington, Dec. 23 (CNA) A bill being proposed in the U.S. House of Representatives would require directors of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) to receive confirmation in the Senate and be given the rank and status of an ambassador-at-large. The “Taiwan Envoy Act,” which is being sponsored by Ohio Republican Steve Chabot and California […]

Taipei Times: 2020 Elections Analysis: Parties in legislature weigh in on election prospects

Officials from the four political parties that are represented in the Legislative Yuan have weighed in on the parties’ prospects of winning legislative seats in the Jan. 11 elections. The Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) chances of winning more regional legislative seats have increased over the past three months, party sources said on Sunday, citing two […]